Leadership


The HBAM Senior Officers are elected annually by the Board of Directors at the Fall Board of Directors Meeting.


Rich Kogelschatz, CGB, CAPS
2014 President
Kogelschatz of Heartland Builders LLC, Rockford, is an active member in the home-building industry. In addition to HBAM, he is also a director of Green Built Michigan, immediate past president for the HBA of Greater Grand Rapids Board of Directors and a NAHB director. Email

Bill Benedetto
2014 First Vice President

Bendetto has been a member of the HBA of Jackson (HBAJ) for over 20 years. During that time, he has been active on many committees and the board of directors serving as HBAJ president in 1999 and 2000. He continues his service as a local life director and a life director for HBAM and NAHB. Email

Charles Thompson
2014 Treasurer

Thompson has been a licensed builder since 1978 and owns Thompson Builders.  Thompson is a member of the HBA of the Thumb as well as the HBAM and NAHB and served as a local officer, a state director, a member of the executive board while being active in the local legislative arena and contributing to Friends of Housing.  Email

L.R. Swadley, CGB
2014 Secretary

Swadley has been a community developer and builder of  custom homes, condominiums, commercial buildings and senior housing in Marquette, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula for more than 35 years.  He has developed many neighborhoods, with strong emphasis on conservation areas, trails and creative land planning. He has been active in his local, state and national Home Builders' Associations for his entire professional career.  Email

Tony Bosco, CAPS, CGA, CGP
2014 Associate Senior Officer

Bosco of Gohm Insurance Restoration is active in the HBA of Saginaw. Bosco has received the Saginaw Distinguished Service Award in 1997-1998, the Associate of the Year Aware in 2001 and the 2009 Bill Polley BUILD-PAC Award. He is also a HBAM life director and was inducted into the NAHB Society of Honored Associates in 2007. Email

Clyde Alcox
2014 Immediate Past President

Alcox has been a HBAM member for more than three decades and is a senior life director of the organization. He has also been a partner at A&D Development for 29 years. Alcox is a past president of the HBA of Greater Lansing and a senior life director of the NAHB. Email


2014 Regional and Associate Vice Presidents

The Regional Vice Presidents are elected by the director members from their region to communicate problems or concerns to the state and to transmit state issues to the region. The Associate Vice President represents the associate membership.

Region I Vice President - Roger Papineau
Represents Grand Traverse, Little Traverse, Mid-Northern, North Central, Upper Peninsula and North Central Lakes

Region II Vice President - Tom Bailey
Represents Bay, Central, Mid-Eastern, Midland, NorthWest and Saginaw

Region III Vice President - John Diefenbacher
Represents Grand Rapids, Lakeshore and West

Region IV Vice President - Jeff Smith
Represents Barry, Kalamazoo and Southwestern

Region V Vice President - Mike Parks
Represents Jackson, Lansing and Livingston

Region VI Vice President - Mike Zemla
Represents Flint, Shiawassee and Thumb

Region VII Vice President - David Rhoads, CAPS, CGR
Represents Southeastern, Lenawee, Monroe and Ann Arbor

Associate Vice President - Mike Tribble