Help shape the future of our industry by participating in one of the following EMA standing committees:
If you wish to serve on any of these committees, contact Jackie Jordan Director, Member Services or
Kim Moses, Director of Education & Meetings.
- EMA Board of Directors
Governs the affiars of the Association.
- EMA Foundation Board of Trustees
Governs the affairs of the Association's Foundation.
- GEA Board of Directors
- Industry Reporting
This working group is responsible for the periodic evaluation and updating of all EMA industry reports and the evaluation of industry information systems.
- Innovations Process & Trends
The Innovation Process and Trends Committee is responsible for the education of the EMA membership in innovation processes and also monitoring and reporting on trends in technology in the industry on a periodic basis.
- Institute for Environmental Studies
The mission of the Institute is to create tools and information that can be used to educate the paper-based communications industry and external constituencies on environmental matters.
- Institute for Postal Studies
The mission of the institute is to create educational tools and information that can be used to educate the paper-based communication industry and external constituencies on postal matters
- Management and Technology Committee
The Management and Technology Committee is responsible for all management and technical processes to include: environment and sustainability, manufacturing management, general management, human resources management, financial management, converting processes, raw materials assessment and analysis and printing processes.
- Meetings & Content Committee
Develops the overall theme, content, design and development for the Spring and Fall Meetings, and provides oversight to other educational activities of the association and Foundation on a continuous basis.
- Membership & Marketing Committee
Promotes the benefits of membership in EMA; promotes active involvement by current EMA members.
- Postal and Government Affairs
The Postal and Government Affairs Committee is responsible for all legislative and regulatory activities of the association including liaisons with the Administration, the Congress of the United States, the United States Postal Service and other postal services as deemed important for liaison activities.
This working group will promote a liaison between the Flexographic Technical Association, PIA/GATF, NAPL and other printing organizations and EMA.
- Public Policy Committee
Responsible for the development of all policies and positions that govern the conduct of the association in regard to legislative, regulatory and operations matters.
- Strategic Long Range Planning Committee
Comprised of 20 members serving on four to five working groups appointed by the Chairman of the Board of EMA.
- Sustainable Business Development
This working group assists in the implementation of the Association's policy statement on Sustainable Business Development.
- The Legislative Action Network
This working group is comprised of one member from every company in the industry that acts as a liaison between their company and the Postal and Government Affairs Committee.
- The Postal Partner Network
This working group is comprised of those members who have successfully passed the postal partner examination and act as a network of members and monitors on postal affairs activities.