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John Norman
Brookfield Residential, Chair

John Norman is the Vice President of Brookfield Residential. He joined the Brookfield Residential San Diego team in 2001 and has led the Sacramento regional office since 2004, where he is responsible for land entitlement and development in the six-county Sacramento region. He has nearly forty years of combined experience in implementing master planned communities, and mid-rise home building projects.

Norman has engaged in numerous leadership positions for the California Building Industry Association. He served as Vice Chair of the Board, on the Executive Board of Directors in 2020, and served as the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee in 2018.

Mike Balsamo - SVP Governmental Relations 1

Mike Balsamo
Rancho Mission Viejo, Vice Chair

Michael E. Balsamo serves as the Senior Vice President of Governmental Relations for Rancho Mission Viejo LLC, stewards of the historic Rancho Mission Viejo cattle ranch and master planner/developer of the Rancho Mission Viejo community. He is responsible for interfacing with various Federal, State, regional and local agencies to oversee planning and entitlements for major community infrastructure including roads, water/sewer, schools, libraries, technology, and other vital facilities and services. He also serves as the primary spokesperson for the Ranch. Balsamo served as Vice Chair of CBIA's Government Affairs Committee in 2020.

Chris Austin
Development Planning & Financing Group, CFO/Secretary

Chris Austin is the Managing Principal of the Sacramento, California office of DPFG. He has been working with the firm since 1998, and has been involved in providing consulting services on over 200 projects and the financing of over $800 million in public improvements for developer and builder clients in California, Nevada and the state of Washington. Austin has served as CBIA's CFO/Secretary since 2012.


Dan Dunmoyer
President & CEO

Dan Dunmoyer serves as the President and CEO of the California Building Industry Association.  A proven and dedicated leader, Dunmoyer brings a wealth of experience in both the public and private sector.

As the President and CEO of CBIA, Dunmoyer oversees and manages all aspects of the association.  A respected and recognized leader, he is strongly committed to ensuring that the organization continues to be the leading voice of housing in California and efforts to ensure the American Dream of homeownership is attainable for all Californians.

The son of a small home builder from Southern California and a veteran of California public policy issues, Dunmoyer has been closely involved in California's unique political culture for years.


Dave Sanson
DeNova Homes, Immediate Past Chair

Dave Sanson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of DeNova Homes, Inc. Sanson supervises all of the day to day operations and ensures that his commitment to providing complete customer satisfaction is echoed by all of the members of the DeNova management team and staff.

Most recently, Sanson served as Chair of CBIA from 2019-20. Prior to taking that role, he served as Vice Chair of the Government Affairs Committee in 2017.

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