IMA

STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee descriptions are below. To participate on an IMA committee, please click here
 

Employment Law Committee

Reviews policy issues centered around employment such as Unemployment Insurance, Workers Compensation, Workplace Health and Safety, Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights This committee will have 1-2 meetings each year prior to the session to discuss upcoming issues and then act as the sounding board for proposed legislation – mostly through email communication. Contact Sam Charron, scharron@indianamfg.com.

Energy Committee

Develops policy recommendations that support the interests of the association’s membership with regard to business fundamentals and regulatory changes relative to energy. Recommends revisions to current legislative policy that supports the interests of the association’s membership, serves as a forum to share energy-related issues, and uses the association’s relationships to effect meaningful results. Meets 1-2 times per year. Contact Andrianna Hji-Avgoustis, ahjiavgoustis@indianamfg.com

Environmental Policy Committee
 

Advances environmental stewardship along with positive economic growth in the State of Indiana. The committee covers four areas: Air, Water, Waste, and General Issues. The committee strives toward three goals: 1) identify and clearly define areas of mutual environmental concern among IMA members; 2) develop technologically and economically responsible positions on air, water, hazardous waste, solid waste and general environmental issues; 3) establish appropriate means of communication among government, industry, and the public to foster a cooperative problem-solving approach to key environmental issues. Meets 1-2 times per year. Contact Andrianna Hji-Avgoustis, ahjiavgoustis@indianamfg.com

Health Care and Insurance Policy Working Group

Develops policy recommendations and evaluates proposals concerning Health Care. This topic includes medical and prescription drug costs and the related insurance issues. Meets on an as-needed basis.

Contact Andrew Berger, aberger@indianamfg.com

Indiana Manufacturers Association
Political Action (IMPAC) Board 

Governs the operations and makes policy decisions for the Indiana Manufacturers State Political Action Committee. Also authorizes contributions to candidates for state political office. Meets 2 times per year. Contact Sam Charron, scharron@indianamfg.com.

Tax Committee

Investigates all proposals for modifications of the business tax structure in Indiana, including all taxes paid by manufacturers. Develops recommendations based upon analysis of tax proposals, including IMA initiatives for changes beneficial to manufacturers. Maintains relationships with appropriate elected officials and legislators as well as employees of state regulatory commissions and offices. Meets 2 times per year. Contact Andrew Berger, aberger@indianamfg.com

Workforce Committee

Develops policy recommendations that support the interests of the association’s membership with regard to workforce development and education policy. Recommend revisions to current legislative policy that support the interests of the 
association’s membership and serve as a forum to share workforce development best-practices and use the association’s relationships to improve recruitment and retention initiatives. Meets at least 2 times per year. Must be a regular (not associate) member. Must contact Sam Charron (scharron@indianamfg.com) to be added to the committee.