National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Advocacy Toplines

NFPA’s membership in the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and its Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) gives NFPA members access to a wealth of information regarding the regulatory and government advocacy issues that NAM and CMA pursue on behalf of manufacturers. Check out the latest headlines and initiatives in this issue of NAM Advocacy Toplines…

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Message from the 2022-23 Board Chair

Board of Directors

NFPA Well Positioned for Growth and Impactby Jim Kaas, President, IFP Motion Solutions, Inc. The NFPA Board of Directors convened in Massachusetts in June 2022 to review NFPA’s performance over the past fiscal year and to make strategic decisions for moving the association forward into the future. As Chair of the NFPA Board for 2022-23,…

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Educated Workforce Task Force Meets to Scale Program Reach

Board of Directors

In the days before the 2022 Annual Conference in February, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of meetings at the Arizona Biltmore to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year, which runs July 2021-June 2022. This series of meetings included a targeted session for the Educated Workforce Task…

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Industry Statistics Task Force Meets to Build Program Value

Board of Directors

In the days before the 2022 Annual Conference in February, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of meetings at the Arizona Biltmore to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year, which runs July 2021-June 2022. This series of meetings included a targeted session for the Industry Statistics Task…

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Effective Forum Task Force Meets to Continue Membership Growth

Board of Directors

In the days before the 2022 Annual Conference in February, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of meetings at the Arizona Biltmore to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year, which runs July 2021-June 2022. This series of meetings included a targeted session for the Effective Forum Task…

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NFPA Board Meets to Advance Strategic Objectives

Board of Directors

By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO In the days before the 2022 Annual Conference in February, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of meetings at the Arizona Biltmore to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year, which runs July 2021-June 2022. The group’s discussion highlighted progress on programs across…

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Educated Workforce Task Force Meets to Scale Program Reach

Board of Directors

Earlier in October, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of virtual meetings to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year. This series of meetings included a targeted session for the Educated Workforce Task Force, a group that focuses on improving the programs that support NFPA’s objective to “increase the number…

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