If you are interested in joining one of the national committees listed below please contact NLBMDA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Legislative Advocacy Committee works with our government relations staff to monitor, and where appropriate weigh-in, on legislative issues affecting the lumber and building material industry. In addition, the Committee annually approves the National Policy Agenda to ensure the public policy priorities of NLBMDA address the opportunities and threats faced by dealers.
The purpose of the NLBMDA Manufacturers and Services Council Membership, Marketing & Education Subcommittee is to develop and oversee the implementation of programs and services designed to recruit and retain members. The committee also will provide support on increasing the value of the ProDealer Industry Summit.
The purpose of the Membership, Marketing & Education Committee is to develop and oversee the implementation of programs and services designed to support the efforts of the state and regional associations in recruiting and retaining dealer members. The committee will also be a forum for recommendations on how NLBMDA can better serve the state and regional associations.
The Regulatory, Codes and Standards Committee identifies, monitors, and responds to developments at federal regulatory agencies that will or have the potential to impact the Lumber and Building Materials sector, such as OSHA and EPA. The committee also monitors and responds as necessary to organizations overseeing the development and maintenance of codes and standards, such as green building standards development bodies and the American Lumber Standards Committee. The committee also develops educational material when it determines guidance or compliance material is appropriate for the general membership and provides input on topics and content for educational webinars. As a part of the committee, a Subcommittee on Environment, Health and Safety offers opportunities for EHS professional from our member companies to participate in the development of compliance guides and other best practices. The committee annually reviews the most frequently cited OSHA standards in the LBM sector and OSHA injury and illness reports.
The Environment, Health and Safety Subcommittee is composed of sector experts from the NLBMDA membership who focus on environmental, health or safety issues in their respective organizations. The Subcommittee develops best practices, recommends guidelines for compliance and safety, and reviews industry statistics towards improving worker safety and regulatory compliance.