To promote acceptance of manufactured and factory-built housing through education and government officials
Work toward fair treatment of manufactured and factory-built housing
To expand the market for manufactured and factory-built housing
Tawny has lead the Rocky Mountain Home Association successfully since 2011, though her connection with RMHA began nearly a decade ago. In her leadership role, she has tirelessly worked to promote the Association and our industry at industry-specific trainings, meetings, trade shows and special events, including specific legislative interests and Division of Housing training seminars. She works collaboratively with lobbyists, attorneys and related organizations to address legislative and regulatory issues. Tawny works closely with State Agencies to adopt building codes and Installation Program requirements. She acts as an ambassador for our industry by providing industry and service/supplier information to the general public and consumers. She also acts as the Executive Director for the Utah Housing Alliance.
Melanie lobbies members of the Colorado Senate and House of Representatives to keep the best interests of the Manufactured and Modular Housing Industry in front of our state’s policy-makers. Melanie joined Colorado Legislative Services in 2000, bringing eight years of public policy experience. She has lobbied a variety of issues at the Capitol including business, higher education, growth, agriculture, water, wildlife and tax policy. Before joining CLS, Melanie was the State Affairs Director for Colorado Farm Bureau and previously worked at the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, concentrating on legislative and media relations. In addition, she has worked on several state and local candidate campaigns and has been a key public speaker in several high profile initiative campaigns, including the “NO on 24” anti-growth initiative. Melanie has a strong network of relationships with legislators, as well as leaders in the government and public policy arena, ensuring CLS clients have access to key people in Colorado politics.