SBCA Board & Committees

Meet SBCA's Executive Board & Committee Members

Gene Frogale | SBCA President

SBCA President, Gene Frogale

In October 2021, Gene Frogale began his term as SBCA President. Gene is currently president of Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems in Chantilly, Virginia. He went to the first BCMC in 1990 and got involved with the Capital Area Chapter in the mid-1990s. Since attending his first SBCA meeting in 2010, he's been more involved in SBCA.

Roles and Responsibilities of SBCA Committees:
  • Bring ideas and focus to the goals and objectives the committee should accomplish for the year.
  • Help develop and prioritize the tasks to be accomplished.
  • From these priorities help define an implementation strategy.
  • From this strategy help define the SBCA budget for the year.
  • Assist and mentor staff in making progress on the committee strategy.

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Board of Directors

Gene Frogale

Gene Frogale

President, Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems - Chantilly

President thru BCMC 2023

Jeff Taake

Jeff Taake

VP Manufacturing & Commercial Sales, Regional Mgr, Mead Lumber Co. (Co)

President-Elect/Treasurer thru BCMC 2023

Larry G Dix II

Larry G Dix II

Owner, Apex Truss

Secretary thru BCMC 2023

Michael L Ruede

Michael L Ruede

Executive Vice President & COO, A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. (Co)

Past President - Immediate thru BCMC 2023

Kent J Pagel

Kent J Pagel

President, Pagel, Davis & Hill, P.C.

Legal Counsel

Roger Helgeson

Roger Helgeson

President, The Truss Company (Co)

Executive Committee Rep thru BCMC 2024

BJ Louws

BJ Louws

President, Louws Truss, Inc. - Burlington

Executive Committee Rep thru BCMC 2025

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

President/CEO, Trussway

Executive Committee Rep thru BCMC 2025

Mike Callahan

Director , Kyocera-SENCO Industrial Tools

Associate Representative thru January 2023

Joseph A Halteman

Joseph A Halteman

Vice President, Wood Tech Systems - Fishers

Associate Representative thru BCMC 2023

Kevin Kraft

Vice President & General Manager, Alpine, an ITW Company - Glenview

Associate Representative thru BCMC 2023

Christopher Tatge

Co-Owner, Dynamic Construction

NFC Representative thru BCMC 2023

Greg Griggs

Greg Griggs

Senior Vice President Manufacturing, Builders FirstSource - Kennesaw

At-Large Representative thru BCMC 2024

Jason Hikel

Jason Hikel

Director of IT, Shelter Systems Limited (Co)

At-Large Representative thru BCMC 2024

Ken Kucera

Ken Kucera

VP Installed Sales & Manufacturing, 84 Lumber Company (Co)

At-Large Representative thru BCMC 2024

Tom Kurowski

Tom Kurowski

National Director of Manufacturing, US LBM - Buffalo Grove

At-Large Representative thru BCMC 2025

Cheryl Lewis

NVO Construction (Co)

At-Large Representative through January 2025

Shawn Overholtzer

SVP Components West Division, Builders FirstSource (Co)

At-Large Representative thru BCMC 2024

Richard P Parrino

General Manager, Plum Building Systems, LLC (Co)

At-Large Representative thru BCMC 2025

Greg Dahlstrom

Greg Dahlstrom

Assistant Branch Manager, Villaume Industries

Chapter Representative thru Feb 2023

Howard E Gauger

Howard E Gauger

Engineering Department Manager, Carpenter Contractors of America - Belvidere

Chapter Representative thru BCMC 2024

Josh Hendrickson

Josh Hendrickson

Director of Sales , Wilson Lumber - Madison

Chapter Representative thru March 2025

Joseph D Hikel

Joseph D Hikel

President/CEO, Shelter Systems Limited (Co)

Chapter Representative thru BCMC 2025

Paul G Johnson P.E.

Director of Technical Services, UFP San Antonio, LLC

Chapter Representative thru July 2025

David J Mitchell

General Manager, Engineered Building Design, L.C.

Chapter Representative thru BCMC 2025

Justin Richardson

Justin Richardson

President of Richardson Industries, Richco Structures

Chapter Representative thru March 2025

Steve Strom

Steve Strom

V.P. Oregon Operations, The Truss Company - Eugene

Chapter Representative thru May 2025

Scott Ward

Scott Ward

Principal, Southern Components, Inc. (Co)

Chapter Representative thru BCMC 2025

Javan L Yoder

Javan L Yoder

Exec. VP, Stark Truss Company, Inc. - Canton 1

Chapter Representative thru BCMC 2025

Chris Lambert

General Manager, Builders FirstSource - Albemarle

Chapter Representative thru May 2025

Jess Lohse

Jess Lohse

Structural Building Components Association (Co)

Staff