Chief Executive Officer - Claudia Simmonds-Lipka
Claudia Simmonds celebrates eleven years as Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Home Builders' Association New Brunswick in May 2013. Claudia has enjoyed more than 27 years in non-for-profit association management beginning her career as Recreation Director for the Hamlet of Norman Wells, NWT, followed by serving as the 1st Executive Director of the "new" Big Brothers & Big Sisters Association of Lloydminster, Alberta. She was the founding Executive Officer of the Appraisal Institute of Saskatchewan and moved to New Brunswick in 1998 to serve as the Executive Director and Registrar of the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers. During her tenure with CHBA-NB, she has also served as the Executive Officer for the Canadian Home Builders' Associations of Saint John, Fredericton and most recently, Prince Edward Island.
The primary objective for Claudia and her team of professionals is to promote residential construction excellence in New Brunswick and to promote the CHBA- NB to consumers, members and potential members. Through on-going program development and initiatives Claudia enjoys a beneficial and fulfilling career with the Association.
Claudia Simmonds is an Honorary Member of the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers and was recently awarded the Dave Stupart (Executive Officer of the Year) Award by the Canadian Home Builders' Association in March 2010.
Claudia was raised in St. David's, Newfoundland and is intensely proud of her east coast heritage.
207-403 Regent Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 3X6