Assists the executive director ("ED") with preparing annual budget. As needed
Prepares monthly financial statements and distributes to the board. Monthly
Reconciles monthly bank statements. Monthly
Prepares and makes bank deposits. As needed
Monitors bank accounts and initiates replenishments from Trust account. As needed
Oversees receivables and payables (incl. via ACH) using Quickbooks; w/checks signed. Bi-weekly
Processes staff expense reports managed using Certify. Monthly
Reports payroll modifications to payroll vendor (BenefitMall), incl. vacation and sick balances. As needed
Ensures 1099 forms are filed for appropriate service providers. Annually
Files sales tax. Quarterly
Files property tax. Annually
Inputs travel related costs into Travel Tracker spreadsheet. As needed
Runs account Quick Reports for the ED and staff. Monthly
Reconciles and maintains petty cash. As needed
Assembles reports compiled and provided by confidential repository for quarterly reports. Monthly
Distributes quarterly reports to GA members and subscribers. Quarterly
Processes statistics sales, including subscribers and online report sales. As needed
Ensures statistics reports on web site are up-to-date, including pricing. Annually
Oversees mailroom and equipment, including service contracts. As needed
Oversees office VOIP phone system. As needed
Serves as POC with contracted IT service provider. As needed
Oversees office supply needs and ordering. Monthly
Oversees shipping and receiving, including distributing mail. Daily, As needed
Oversees binding of each year's coded correspondence to members. Annually
Assumes lead role ensuring organization of office. As needed
Maintains organization of administrative file cabinets. As needed
Works with the ED and staff planning GA spring and fall committee meetings and summer board meeting. Seasonal
Assists the ED in compiling information requested by external auditors for annual audit. May-August
Assists the ED with new hire onboarding and staff exits. As needed
Assists the ED with annual medical insurance renewals, enrollments and recordkeeping. September-December
Assists the ED with 401(k) plan participation requirements. As needed
Maintains and submits contribution report to third-party administrator (TPA). Bi-weekly
Assists the ED with business insurance needs, including maintaining vendor/policy information, including maintaining vendor/policy information spreadsheet and tracking audit, renewal and payment requirements. As needed
Content Development and Accuracy
Works with staff to review, proofread and edit internal and external correspondence, and technical and promotional materials. As needed
Reviews web site for accuracy of content and appropriateness of layout and organization. Regularly
Assists with development of messaging and materials. As required
The Gypsum Association (“GA”) represents the collective interests of the U.S. and Canadian gypsum panel manufacturing industry. Gypsum panels (commonly known as gypsum board or drywall) are used to cover the walls and ceilings in virtually all residential dwellings constructed in the United States and Canada. They are also used extensively in non-residential construction as mandated by the building codes.
Members of the GA manufacture over 95 percent of the gypsum panel products sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The GA was formally established in 1930 and was incorporated in Illinois in 1960.
While the Association has a relatively small number of members, it represents a very large industry. The most current estimate of the industry places its market capitalization at upwards of $10 billion dollars. It is estimated that the industry directly employees between 7,000 and 10,000 people.
The GA is a small-staff association that is focused on providing services to its members in the areas where it can create the greatest collective benefit for its constituents. It does not have a trade show or engage in broad public relations campaign...s. The primary areas of specific focus include:
• Serves as a leader for the industry in the twin realms of building codes and technical product standards creation and management.
• Standards and technical document creation. The GA creates many technical documents on gypsum panels. Examples abound on gypsum.org.
• Serves as the sustainability leader for the industry. The Association is quite engaged in taking a leadership role in providing sustainability services for the industry. It has recently developed and published Life-cycle Analysis (LCA), Product Category Rules (PCR) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) documents for North American Gypsum Boards.
• Coordinates the regulatory focus of the industry. This generally involves working with federal-level regulatory agencies on precise, focused issues. Occasionally, the Association becomes involved on the state regulatory level.
• Targets and engages AEC professionals to educate on the proper specification, installation, finishing, handling and storage of gypsum panel products.
STAFFING AND HEADQUARTERS OFFICE:
Staff consists of five individuals (with the dedicated support of numerous highly qualified service providers):
• Executive Director
• Director of Industry Issues and External Affairs
• Director of Codes, Standards and Research
• Technical and Market Advisor
• Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Our 2,400 sf office is approximately three blocks from the Silver Spring metro station.
The Association presently has two committees: one addresses building codes and industry technical issues (BCTC) and the second addresses external industry issues (EIC), such as sustainability, regulatory issues, and governmental topics. It also has responsibility for the safety and promotion issues that need to be addressed by the organization.
The committees meet face-to-face twice each year in the spring and fall and throughout the year via conference call or video meeting. The face-to-face meetings span three days, generally in March and October. The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted all meetings to virtual meeting platforms for the time being.