Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association Staff.
The SMA staff place a valuable emphasis on educational and professional resources and materials in order to uphold stairbuilding standards in terms of both safety and craftsmanship.
Terra Erb the association in November of 2018, following a nine-year civilian career with the United States Air Force. As Executive Director, Terra plays a vital role by administering the day-to-day operations of the Association at the direction of the Board of Directors. She is integral to providing communication to our members and the public. She is responsible for managing the SMA website and social media content as well as planning the various SMA events throughout the year.
Dave Cooper began stairbuilding in 1973 after a brief stint in chemistry. He has founded three companies within the Stair Industry related to the design or manufacture of Stairs. As an SMA member he served on the board of directors, as SMA Code and Research Chair, and as President. Today his company, Stair Manufacturing and Design Consultants, contracts code development services as directed by the Board. Dave also provides code consultation services exclusively for SMA members.
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