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If you would like to sign-up for a committee, please select the committee and submit this form. You may participate on more than one committee. If you have any questions, please email or call (478) 757-1211.

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To develop and assist in implementing specific projects or activities aimed at improving the understanding and appreciation of the mining industry by the general public, lawmakers, regulators, the media and others.


To monitor MSHA activity and assist Association staff in keeping members informed of the status of mine safety and health laws and regulations; to communicate with MSHA and the Department of Labor in making recommendations when proposed regulation calls for review and comment; to sponsor, when needed, educational seminars and workshops dealing with the subject of mine, safety and health; and to consider methods and programs for recognizing members for achievements in safety and health.


To assist staff in planning the educational and recreational programming of the Association’s Annual Convention.


To plan activities and programs for Associate members; to promote better cooperation between Associate and Mining members; and to promote membership in the Association.


To evaluate the impact on the mining industry of proposed legislation and administrative rules; to recommend appropriate action to Association staff and Board of Directors; to sponsor, when needed, educational seminars and workshops on the subject of environmental protection; and to consider methods and programs of recognizing members for achievements in environmental protection.


To monitor and report on developments in tax laws and regulations affecting the mining industry; to specifically study and monitor severance tax activity; and to communicate the mining industry’s position in this area to legislators and concerned agencies.


To confer and exchange ideas on critical issues in the mining industry concerning workers compensation, health insurance cost containment, wage and benefit surveys and other employment law and regulation; to communicate with the Association membership and staff about the status of these issues and to prepare recommendations when a legislative measure demands review and response; to sponsor educational seminars or workshops dealing with human resource issues; and to consider methods and programs for recognizing members for human resource achievements.


To recruit new members and help retain existing members; to provide orientation for new members; to encourage committee participation with new members; to recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to the Association; and to gather statistical data concerning the mineral industry.


To offer suggestions that will assist the Association staff in maintaining an updated and active presence on the world wide web with an attractive, user friendly home page that can be linked to corporate, government and technology resources; to collect and disseminate information from the internet that impacts the operations of the Association, its members and the mineral industry; to assist in providing a secure means of distributing information and regulatory alerts to mining and associate members for thier private use; and provide recommendations to the GMA Executive Committee and Board of Directors related to emerging technologies and improvements for Association information management.

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