In addition, this organization stresses education for our members in order to further validate our role in the building process.
I’m Barb Williams, MBPTA’s 2013 President.
Recognition for the vital role we play in the building industry was a founding goal in 1997. ICC’s Permit Tech Certificate and MN’s Vocational Certificate are proof of those efforts. However, with the industry’s huge downturn, it has been difficult for individuals to take classes or seminars which further this effort. Perhaps their jurisdiction’s budget didn’t allow it or their department is so under-staffed they cannot leave work or maybe the classes aren’t even being offered. The thinner our departments are stretched, the more those of us who are left ‘standing’ are being relied upon. This is where MBPTA comes in... click for more
2013 MBPTA Officers
President - Barb Williams
Vice-President - Michele Engberg
Secretary - May Vang
Treasurer - Julie Hultman