IMA

STANDING COMMITTEES

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Andrew Berger (aberger@indianamfg.com) oversees the Energy Committee, Health Care and Insurance Policy Working Group, and Tax Committee. 

Malika Butler (mbutler@indianamfg.com) oversees the Environmental Policy Committee, IMPAC Board, and Workforce Committee. Only regular members may participate in the Workforce Committee. If you wish to be added, please contact Malika directly at mbutler@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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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 Malika Butler (mbutler@imaweb.com) to be added to the committee.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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