The Greater Vancouver Home Builders' Association represents the residential construction industry in the Greater Vancouver Area. Dedicated to the professionalism of its members, GVHBA provides the following services: Liaison with local governments and housing industry groups, Education and training, Technical and economic information transfer, Public visibility and recognition and Opportunities to network. GVHBA is affiliated with the Canadian Home Builders' Association at both the provincial and national levels. Established in 1974, it is the largest of the 10 local associations in British Columbia with more than 700 members, six full-time and one part-time staff. A Board of Directors, elected annually by the general membership, governs GVHBA.