The Continental Automated Buildings Association, a non-profit trade organization dedicated to the promotion of smart home technologies and integrated and intelligent building systems, is pleased to announce that Debra Gondeck-Becker of Honeywell has been appointed to the CABA Board of Directors. Honeywell was a founding CABA Board member 26 years ago and Gondeck-Becker replaces Brian Casey as the company's representative.Gondeck-Becker is the Americas Construction Industry Leader for Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS). Her primary responsibility is to lead the strategic direction, business development, and sales for large construction projects. Previously, she was the Director of Global Business Operations for HBS where she led productivity and growth initiatives focused on lean process and sustainability solutions."We are pleased to welcome Debra to the CABA Board," said Ronald J.Zimmer, CABA President & CEO. "Her diverse background and experience with intelligent building technologies and sustainability will provide an excellent complement to the talents of our existing Board members which oversee CABA in its role as the leading research and information source for the home and building automation industry."Prior to Honeywell, Gondeck-Becker was Vice President, Special Projects at Adolfson & Peterson Construction where she led national initiatives,transitioning customers from construction to operations and maintenance. She has served as faculty at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. She developed and taught the University of Minnesota's first course in sustainability for construction managers."CABA contributes an important perspective to our industry, bringing a unique mix of companies, individuals and organizations together to advance the adoption of home and building automation solutions," said Gondeck-Becker. "I am looking forward to working with the Association to strengthen the role of sustainability in the intelligent building industry."Gondeck-Becker holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Design and a Master's degree in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Debra is a LEED Accredited Professional, Associate member of the American Institute of Architects, and Program Chair and Board Member of WomenVenture in Minnesota.
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is a leading industry association that promotes advanced technologies in homes and buildings in North America. More information is available at
Rawlson O'Neil King Communications Director, CABA