The Southeast Arkansas Home Builders Association recently named Barbara Fratesi of Pine Bluf its 2012 Associate Member of the Year.

The Southeast Arkansas Home Builders Association recently named Barbara Fratesi of Pine Bluf its 2012 Associate Member of the Year.

The award is presented annually to the organizationís associate member whose activities best represent the character and commitment of a leader within the Southeast Arkansas shelter community. Fratesi also won this designation in 2006.

David Coyle, 2013 organization president, presented this award at a recent meeting of the trade group.