Pennsylvnaia Builders Association names Meshaw as new executive vice president
LEMOYNE, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Builders Association today announced that Douglas Meshaw of West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, has been named the association's new executive vice president.
is the voice of the state's homebuilders.
"Doug brings a tremendous reputation for his knowledge of building issues and his strength of character," said PBA President Ray Fertig.
is known across the state and nationally for his
expertise on building code and other housing issues.
We have great confidence in his
ability to lead our association forward in the coming years."
Meshaw, who has been with PBA for 17 years, previously served as director of association member services.
is well respected across Pennsylvania for the depth of his
expertise on the state's Uniform Construction Code.
In fact, in April he
was recognized with the Pennsylvania Association of Code Officials Service Award
Meshaw's career includes work as the executive director of the Community Action Program of Lancaster County
and as state human services coordinator with Pennsylvania state government under governors Shapp and Thornburgh from 1974 until 1979.
As a result of his
efforts on behalf of the Governor's Office, Meshaw
was named in 1978 as one of the top 15 public administrators in the nation.
Meshaw has worked as a special consultant to the Sigma Investment Corporation, assisting with development of a national real estate franchise.
also has five years experience providing training to the asbestos abatement industry as an instructor certified by the Environmental Protection Agency.
"I'm grateful for this opportunity to continue my service to the state's residential building industry," said Meshaw
"Homebuilding is a powerful economic driver in our state, and I appreciate the chance to play a leadership role helping to grow Pennsylvania's housing industry."
Meshaw is a graduate of Millersville University with a degree in economics and has served in the United States Air Force.
lives with his
wife, Susan, near Columbia.
They have six children.
Meshaw replaces David Martin, who resigned as the association's EVP in June.