Editor's Note: This summer, the OSHBA surveyed 5,000 members and non-members about the OSHBA and its effectiveness. Bottom line: Members value the association but OSHBA must do better in communicating perceived value and creating opportunities to strengthen relationships. Here's what touched the leadership about the survey results. A full report will be in the Winter 2013 issue of Builder Magazine, which you will see in your mail in December.
Gina Cox, incoming Chair
of the State Associates
The biggest thing is coming to realization that we need to step outside of the box, and truly try to determine what is the value of the association. What are members truly looking for? We need to make sure members in outlying areas have the same opportunities as bigger areas. We are asking how can the state organization serve and reach everybody?