The St. Johns Builders Council installed its new board of directors, presented awards and celebrated another successful year at its annual holiday party. The Dec. 10 event was held at the Marsh Creek Country Club.
The 2017 board of directors are Bill Lazar, Dennis Ginder, Mike Davis, Robert Marshall, Dave Caputo, Sean Junker, Cheryl Brunk, Holly Yelton, Tyler Fugitt, Jerry Dean, Victor Raymos, Zachary Scott, Howard White, Aaron Kenney, Andy Chambers, Dennis Scott, Jeff Ferguson, Ed Paucek and Cathy Whaley. Junker, of Providence Homes, was named chairman of the board.
Awards were presented to Bill Lazar, of St. Johns Housing Partnership, as builder of the year, and John Howard (ServPro), associate of the year.
Special recognition was given to:
• Howard White and the St. Johns County Building Department for their endless hours of work during the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew
• Victor Raymos, St. Augustine/St. Johns County Board of Realtors, in appreciation of support during 2016
• Jimbo Granger, Builders First Source, for donations of materials for wheelchair ramps and commitment to SJBC’s fishing tournament
• Vernon and Linda Keith, Construction Debris Removal, for their continued support throughout the year.
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