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Results of the 2019 RESNET Board of Directors Election

Oct 6, 2020



As a result of the voting, Brian Shanks of Beazer Homes (above) was newly elected as a Provider Representative of the RESNET Board.

Brian Shanks is the Manager of National Accounts and Governmental Affairs for Beazer Homes.  Beazer Homes is a production home building company based in Atlanta, Georgia. The company is the 11th largest homebuilder in the United States based on the number of homes closed. The company operates in 13 states.

For twenty years, Mr. Shanks has been aligned with energy-efficient home building in Georgia and Nationally. Initially, he started with a local Atlanta builder delivering EarthCraft House and ENERGY STAR® homes then joining Beazer Homes, a 100% ENERGY STAR homebuilder. Mr. Shanks has advocated for progressive, yet responsible energy code development, currently as an active member of the Leading Builders of America (LBA) Energy Code and National Quality Council, RESNET SDC 300 committee, and recently through the Home Builders Association of Georgia Regulatory Affairs Committee. Serving Beazer Homes as Manager of National Accounts and Governmental Affairs since 2011, Mr. Shanks has diligently engaged in delivering ENERGY STAR certified and HERS® rated homes to thousands of consumers annually.

RESNET Executive Director Steve Baden welcomed the newly elected RESNET Board member stating, “I congratulate Brian Shanks on being elected by his peers to the RESNET Board. I am confident that he will bring new energy and fresh ideas to the Board. I look forward to working with Brian in making RESNET a more effective organization, and growing the demand for HERS® Ratings and the services of HERS® Raters.”

RESNET Board members who were re-elected are:

• Jacob Atalla, KB Home – Water Efficiency Representative

• David Beam, Insulate America – Contractor Representative

• Dave Bell, TopBuild – Provider Representative

• Philip Fairey, Florida Solar Energy Center – Provider Representative

• Matt Gingrich, Energy Diagnostics – HERS® Rating Company Representative

• Emelie Glitch, Performance Systems Development – Provider Representative

• John Hensley, Building Performance Solutions, LLC – Provider Representative

• Paulette McGhie, Energy Inspectors – Provider Representative

• Chris McTaggart, Building Efficiency Resources (BER) – Provider Representative

• Clayton Traylor, Leading Builders of America – Production Builder Representative

The elected RESNET Board members’ terms end on December 31, 2021.

The turnout for this year’s Board election broke all records.  There were 376 ballots were cast. The turnout reflects the caliber of candidates standing for election in the 2019 RESNET Board election.