With over 35 years of experience in home building, Jim Chapman has been President of Legend Homes since 1993. He has been a member of the Oregon Home Builders Association (OHBA) Board of Directors since 1998 and was one of the Directors of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) from 1998 to 2005. Mr. Chapman has also served on the Construction Industry Crime Prevention Program’s Board of Directors since 2006. In 2007, he served as Chair of the Land Use and Taxation Committee for the Oregon Home Builders Association.Mr. Chapman has served on two task forces established by Governor Kitzhaber and was a founding Board Member of the Tri-County Building Industry Services Board and the Metropolitan Codes Consolidation Task Force. He is also a charter sponsor of the Oregon Streamlining Effort through the National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards. Mr. Chapman also serves on Earth Advantage’s Board of Directors and will so until 2014.
Jim Chapman was President of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland (HBAMP) in 2005 and President of the Oregon Home Builders Association in 2011. In addition, the HBA and the Oregon Building Industry Association named Mr. Chapman the 2001 Oregon Builder of the Year. In 2005 and 2007 the HBAMP also named him Builder of the Year.