Habitat Committees

If you are interested in volunteering with any of our committees, please call 336-846-2525 or send us an e-mail. The chairperson of that committee will contact you shortly.

Family Services Committee

This committee recruits family applicants, screens applications, interviews applicants, and recommends applicants to the Board of Directors for approval as partner families.  The committee also tracks families’ sweat equity hours and plans classes for partner families to attend.  Support services are provided throughout the application and building process, and for the first year of home ownership.

Chairperson: Bill Wheeler

Resource Development

The members of this committee coordinate the raising of funds needed to build homes. Their tasks include fundraising campaigns, grant proposal writing, special events, and cultivation of donors. This committee emphasizes and promotes the importance of Christian stewardship in the servicing of donors and supporters.

This committee is also responsible for keeping donors, volunteers and the public informed about the work Ashe County Habitat is doing and ways to get involved as a volunteer or donor.  If you have interest in community outreach activities such as maintaining the website or database, writing newspaper articles, organizing social events or staffing information tables at community festivals, we can put you to work.

Chairperson: Jeannie Tygielski

Church Relations Committee

The Church Relations Committee seeks to strengthen the support of the affiliate’s work by gaining volunteers, prayer support, and financial resources from our community churches. The Church Relations committee is the liaison between the ministry and our local faith community.

Chairperson: Roy Carter

Construction/Site Selection Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and overseeing all aspects of home construction. They also solicit and track in-kind donations of building materials. The committee also researches possible building sites for purchase or donation.

Chairperson: Gerry Tygielski