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From the President

John CoughlinLIBI GOALS 2020

Jim Coughlan 2020 President

 1. OVERARCHING GOAL:
A.     LIBI had a breakthrough year in 2019.  Peter Florey and Mitch Pally’s leadership on Prevailing Wage, Rent Control, and NESE together with Sal Ferro’s leadership on PAC has placed LIBI in a much stronger position to advocate for policies and projects.   Continue LIBI’s meteoric rise in political impact and industry advocacy through a focus on:
 i.  Member engagement –
     1.  Improve associate experience and networking opportunities via (iii) below
 ii.  Political Action Committee strength
     1.  More builder and associate member involvement
             a. Educate membership on the industry saving power of the PAC
iii.  Marketing both internally and externally
     1.  Create a functional database of LIBI members and their employees
             a.  Distribute information of LIBI’s efforts easily to all stakeholders
             b.  Quickly motivate members and employees for issues and projects relevant to their industry and their home community

2. MEMBERSHIP
600 members with consistent proportion of Builders

                i.         35 net new members
             1.     Retention is critical. Realistically need approx 75 new members to net 35
                    a.   Improving membership benefits with better access to data and better internal marketing of LIBI efforts and benefits
                    b.  Should shoot for engagement with all 1 yr members as well as recently “re-engaged” builders
 
3.  LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
      • PREVAILING WAGE
      • RENT CONTROL
      • NESE/GAS
      • WATER
      • REMODELING LICENSES
      • APPRENTICE LANGUAGE
      • IDA REFORM
      • SCAFFOLD LAW
      • ARTICLE 78

4.   POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
A.     Set $300,000 Goal
         i.  Tie giving to:
             1.  legislative agenda
             2.  Political capital of recipient relative to volume of LIBI work in their jurisdiction
              ii.  Personal meetings with officers and elected officials

5.   LIHBC
      A.  Pass the scaffold law Legislation for NFP
      B.  Explore more formal relationship for larger builders who can motivate associate involvement

6.   LIBI DIGITAL PRESENCE
A.     IGNITE, SIMPLIFY AND COORDINATE THE STRENGTH OF OUR MEMBERS VOICE
              i.   Delivery method for LIBI messages to member employees
              ii.  Voluntary, simple “single-click” Action method for legislative initiatives
                   1.     State, local segmented by municipality
B.     Possibly Rebrand LIBI

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