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Pardee's Jim Bizzelle is BIA/LAVEN President

Ventura, Calif., Dec. 16 --The Los Angeles/Ventura chapter of Southern California’s Building Industry Association has chosen Pardee Homes Vice President of Community Development Jim Bizzelle as chapter president. Bizzelle and fellow 2009 officers were installed on Wednesday, December 3 at the Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills.

“Blending the power of personal contacts with Internet marketing, BIA offers networking, business development and support members count on,” said Bizzelle. “I deeply appreciate the honor of serving the homebuilders and associates who make this such an exceptional organization.”

A real estate industry professional for almost 20 years, Bizzelle oversees new home community development for Pardee Homes in LA and Ventura counties, where the company offers homes in the master-planned communities Fair Oaks Ranch in Santa Clarita and Moorpark Highlands in Moorpark.

“Jim Bizzelle exemplifies the spirit of service that makes Pardee Homes one of our most respected homebuilding companies,” said the chapter’s immediate past President Scott Stone of SMS Consulting. “We appreciate his commitment and look forward to the contributions he and his fellow officers will make in the year ahead.”

BIA officers for 2009 include: VP Mark May of Trimark Pacific Homes; VP Associates Sara Soudani of Land America Lawyers Title; and Sec/Treasurer Jonathan Lonner of USA Properties Fund. “I am delighted to serve with these exceptional professionals,” said Bizzelle.

BIA/LAV provides leadership on public policy issues that promote building quality communities, to increase the public’s appreciation of the importance of housing and those who provide it, and to facilitate improved business opportunities for its members. BIA/LAV is comprised of approximately 650 companies involved in every aspect of building homes and creating thriving communities for California’s growing and diverse population.

Pardee Homes is one of the nation’s most prominent multi-regional builders, with regional operations in Corona, San Diego, Valencia and Las Vegas. Pardee Homes is widely recognized for quality construction, customer service, green and sustainable building practices and dedication to the educational and civic goals of the communities in which it builds. See


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