To serve the lumber and building material
industry by offering programs and services to
help our members better manage their businesses
and help train them and their employees in
industry specific areas. To act as their voice
in all industry related issues, legislation, and
To speak with a single, strong, resolute
voice to all levels of our government.
To promote the general sale and expanded
use of the industry's products and
To continually train and instruct the
member personnel at all levels in
product knowledge, basic skills,
management techniques, and improved
marketing methods through seminars,
clinics, workshops, conferences, and
To collect and disseminate desired
information relating to marketing,
credit, operating, finance, distribution
or other primary facets of the
To work with members, educational
institutions, other federated or
national associations, and other
interested organizations to establish
and maintain satisfactory standards of
product quality and performance.
To serve as a clearing house for solving
problems of mutual interest to members
of this industry and allied industries.
To act as a public relations counsel for
the industry's affairs and interests.
To promote the personal acquaintance of
members to learn from each other through
roundtables, conferences, trade shows,
workshops, and social activities.
To promote high standards of business
ethics among the industry's members in
order to increase its prestige in the
business community as well as those whom
To collectively and individually stand
up for our county and its leaders
through sincere interest and responsible
involvement in its affairs.
To foster positive and effective
relationships between the different
channels of distribution in the building
To promote an understanding and use of
technology and creative business
techniques helpful to our members.
Vision and Value:
To set a positive professional example in
serving our members, through honest ethical
business relationships and practices.