KCMA Committees

For a full list of members of the KCMA Board of Directors, click here.

Government & Regulatory Affairs Committee

Develops and monitors priority legislative and regulatory issues for KCMA; develops strategy to respond to issues; and develops policy recommendations for Board approval.  Committee reviews KCMA submissions to regulatory and legislative bodies on issues of interest.

Standards Committee

Administers the KCMA Standards and Certification Program, including the ANSI review of the standard, oversees publication of material related to the certification program, and follows up on complaints. The committee maintains a liaison with HUD and other government agencies to promote certified cabinets to government specifiers, works with the Army and Navy in specifying cabinets for military housing, and with CPSC to encourage use of voluntary standards as opposed to mandated standards. The committee also reviews standards for materials used by manufacturers (i.e., Hardwood Plywood Veneer Association, Composite Panel Association and Woodworking Machinery standards).

Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) Committee

Develops and administers all aspects of KCMA Environmental Stewardship Program, coordinate program with Marketing, Standards and Government & Regulatory Affairs Committees where there might be overlap or technical support needed.  Committee will review requirements for certification.

Communications Committee

Promotes membership in KCMA, develops/oversees association services to assure that they are relevant and useful, promotes awareness of the KCMA testing and certification program, promotes ESP program both internally and externally including supervision of activities of PR agency, develops industry marketing and management information surveys, oversees association publications and advertising, and assists in planning educational programs and seminars.

Associates Committee

Consists of representatives among the supplier members to support the activities of the association and to increase interaction and exchange between supplier members and manufacturers.

Emerging Leaders Council

This committee strives to provide the tools necessary for the next generation of kitchen cabinet manufacturer and supplier leaders to enhance their business and industry knowledge, further their careers, and discuss issues relevant to the future of the industry.