National Concrete Masonry Association – NCMA
The Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association was organized specifically for the adhered Masonry Veneer industry and is now a part of The National Concrete Masonry Association. The organization, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia at the offices of NCMA, represents the Manufactured Stone Veneer industry’s manufacturing companies and their suppliers. The NCMA’s mission is to advance the growth of the manufactured Masonry Veneer industry through proactive technical, advocacy and awareness efforts.
American Institute of Architects – AIA
Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society.
United States Green Building Council – USGBC
The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 170,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students.