Mason Contractors Association of America
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The Mason Contractors Association of America has a full-time staff in Washington, D.C. representing the interests of MCAA members.
The association works to promote the use of masonry products to mason industry customers. MCAA actively advertises in trade association publications, promotes technical publications and technical seminars and markets their web site and monthly magazine Masonry. The MCAA also operates MasonrySystems.org, a source for architects and specifiers designing with masonry.
Each year, MCAA conducts the MCAA Convention which includes the annual meeting and educational programming. The association conducts various classes, targeted toward mason contractors. Some programs include Masonry Foreman Development, Basic Masonry Estimating, Masonry Quality Institute, and other topics such as Masonry Wall Bracing and Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards.
The MCAA provides information on careers in masonry to the students, parents and high schools. The MCAA supports the establishment of both pre-apprentice and apprenticeship programs and assists local training programs.
The full board consists of a Chairman, Chairman Elect, Treasurer, Secretary and nine Regional Vice Presidents. In addition, State Chairmen serve for each state and thirteen Committees help drive the association.