Expedition Log Homes: Local home manufacturer named president of Log Homes Council

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Jan Koepsell

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WASHINGTON, DC – Jan Koepsell, Founder and co-owner of Expedition Log Homes, Oostburg, WI, officially began her one-year term as Log Homes Council (LHC) President at the 2011 International Building Show in Orlando, Florida. The LHC is a council of the Building Systems Councils (BSC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) – a trade association that represents the log, concrete, modular and panelized building systems industries. Koepsell was also named to the 2011 BSC Board of Trustees.

“Jan has a notable record of service to the Log Homes Council,” said BSC Chairman Harry Junk. “Her dedication to advancing and sustaining the log homes industry and her commitment to working to achieve her goals will serve her well as she assumes the duties of President.”

Since becoming active in LHC in 2002, Koepsell has served on several committees and chaired the membership committee before accepting a leadership position in 2008 on the LHC Steering Committee and the BSC Board of Trustees.

Expedition Log Homes, LLC the log home manufacturing company that Koepsell founded with two partners in 2000 specializes in creating innovative, custom log homes that celebrate & embrace the beauty of logs.


ABOUT EXPEDITION LOG HOMES: Expedition Log Homes (http://www.expeditionloghomes.com) is a southeastern Wisconsin based design and manufacturing firm specializing in kiln-dried, handcrafted, heart-centered, energy efficient log homes and commercial buildings. Established in 2000, the firm employs over 20 people at its design center and sawmill. Along with a nationwide network of over 40 dealers, the firm has delivered homes throughout the United States and Canada.

ABOUT THE LHC: The LHC, established in 1977, is an organization of leading log home manufacturers dedicated to promoting the distinct benefits of log building systems. As the voice of the industry, we educate, inspire and advance the continued use of quality, renewable log products. For more information, visit http://wwww.loghomes.org.

ABOUT THE BSC: The Building Systems Councils of the National Association of Home Builders is made up of manufacturing, builder, and associate members who advocate building with systems.

ABOUT NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 175,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB’s builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for 2010.