Current President

Dave Depencier
President, Ontario Home Builders’ Association

Dave Depencier proudly serves as the 55th President of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association, exemplifying his deep commitment to the growth and excellence of Ontario’s residential construction industry.

A long-time leader in Ontario’s homebuilding industry, Dave’s career spans over 25 years, helping those looking to build their future in Southwestern Ontario. Based in Dresden, Dave is the Owner and Principal of Depencier Builders, specializing in the design and construction of custom homes. Further, Dave is a partner at DeMall Group Ltd., focusing on land development, designing, building, and selling spec homes.

Dave’s journey in the Home Builders’ Association began
in 2006 when he joined his local Chatham Kent HBA.
As a strong industry advocate, Dave assumed the role
of Chapter President from 2010-2014. Dave remains an engaged member of the Chatham Kent Board of Directors, bringing valuable insight as Past President.

In 2019, Dave was asked to join the OHBA Board of Directors, serving as Vice President before his recent ascension to Presidency this past September. In the first half of his Presidency, Dave has directed his efforts towards strengthening the solid foundation of OHBA. His primary focus has been on uniting the membership behind Ontario’s mission to build 1.5 million new homes by 2031, aligning the association with a mission that holds paramount importance for the entire province.

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