WMIA Committees

Contact Olivia MacDonald at [email protected] to join a committee.

EDUCATION

The education committee reviews WMIA Educational Foundation scholarship applications, makes specific scholarship recommendations for consideration by WMIA Educational Foundation Trustees and serves as mentors to scholarship recipients. The committee also serves as a resource for WoodLINKS USA to disseminate information to WMIA members.

JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

The technology review committee updates members on technological advances, participates in joint technological review with other associations, is responsible for technical contents of the WMIA Shop Guide.

AWARDS

The awards committee aims to convince our customers of the need to retool and to invest in technology. The committee forms strategic alliances with other industry associations and works with advertising agencies and industry publications to promote the WMIA. The committee selects the WMIA’s Innovator, Commitment to Excellence Through Technology, Educator of the Year and Partner of the Year award winners.

MEMBERSHIP

The membership committee is responsible for the overall coordination of the association membership program. The committee works to maintain membership and actively recruit new qualified members to sustain and grow WMIA.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS TASK FORCE

The national affairs task force’s goal is to increase awareness and grassroots and tort reform. The task force monitors national legislation, informs members about government activity, and advocates for WMIA through public policy forums.

TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP (TAG)

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit federation of standards developing organizations and standard users. The TAG helps ANSI coordinate the U.S. voluntary standards system and helps approve American National Standards.