NTCA Technical Committee
The NTCA Technical Committee identifies recurring job site problems in the field and addresses them through regularly scheduled meetings. Leading representatives from the entire tile industry comprise the Committee, which is responsible for the development of the NTCA Reference Manual. Its primary focus and concern is to develop documents that assist the tile contractor in problem prevention and resolution, and to support improved communication and professionalism with their customer.
Chairman of NTCA Technical Committee: James Woelfel, Artcraft Granite, Marble and Tile
Vice Chairman: Nyle Wadford, Neuse Tile
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Addresses problem characteristics in common tile and stone installations. Developed in an easy to follow cause, cure and prevention format. The Reference Manual is edited and modified annually by the Technical Committee. Letters of correspondence to address job site issues are included in the Reference Manual as well as association position statements and white papers. A glossary of common industry terms is added as a bonus.
Methods and Standards Committee
A small collection of residential and commercial tile contractor members of the NTCA participate in the Methods and Standards Committee. The primary focus of this committee is to assess industry standards and methods and to make suggested revisions and edits from a contractor perspective.
Chairperson: Kevin Fox: Fox Ceramic Tile
Responsible for the financial management of the association for short and long term growth.
Chairman: Bart Bettiga, National Tile Contractors Association
Business Development Committee
Responsible for the Business Reference Manual creation and revision, and to identify new initiatives to assist NTCA members in business management.
Chairman: John Cox, Cox Tile
Training and Education Committee
Develops training initiatives and provides staff direction for content, style and presentation. The Committee works with staff to create physical skills training, digital and video production, continuing education programs, and curriculum content.
Chairperson: Brad Denny of Nichols Tile & Terrazzo Co., Inc. and Sam Bruce of Visalia Ceramic Tile, Inc.
Works closely with staff to formal membership recruitment and retention strategies to grow the association. Includes programs to encourage contractor and associate membership growth.
Chairman: Chris Dalene, Dalene Flooring
Convention Planning Committee
Develops association conference programs and activities at national trade shows and conventions. Chairman: Bart Bettiga, National Tile Contractors Association