LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY AND REPORTING
NARI National headquarters just minutes from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. It works daily on monitoring federal and regulatory activities for all its members to preserve the security of their livelihood, hearing members voice their legislative views through the NARI BRIGADE.
NARI continually works to educate the consumer about the benefits of hiring a NARI professional through literature, its Web site and press releases. Articles can also be found in Woman's Day special interest publications and Qualified Remodeler Magazine as well.
CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION
Certification and education of qualified remodeling contractors is a way to recognize the professional standards of the trade and to continually improve the level of business practices within that industry. The Certified Remodeler (CR), Certified Remodeler Associate or Specialist (CRA/CRS) and Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC) designations show which contractors have sought ongoing education, established high professional and ethical standards, have the ability to perform and be knowledgeable in all aspects of remodeling functions and demonstrate proven competence.
OTHER NATIONAL BENEFITS
Other benefits include a free subscription to Remodel Today, a monthly publication; a huge reference library of educational material; group health insurance; a NARI credit card; plus much, much, more.
LOCAL MEMBERSHIP SERVICES
Monthly Dinner meetings provide an opportunity for members and potential new members to network and discuss common problems associated with the remodeling industry. The meetings also offer opportunities for sales leads and other solid business contacts. A featured guest speaker or exciting program is always scheduled to insure an educational, informative and entertaining evening.
Our newsletter is published as a service to our local members and offers a variety of industrial and local news ranging from member profiles and national legislative issues, to interesting articles by member guest columnists and chapter calendar of events. The newsletter also is utilized as a education tool, and sent to non-members who may be influential to the growth and success of our local chapter and its member interests.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
The NARI membership directory is printed once a year with more 1,000 copies given to consumers, suppliers, lenders, media, architects, interior designers and other related businesses. Consumers who call the NARI office are mailed a copy free of charge.
NARI ON THE WEB
NARISEMICH.org site lists all members, their email and links to their own Web sites.