Granite Imports General Manager Appointed As VP of Government Relations for National Kitchen & Bath Association

Denver, CO – Granite Imports has announced that their general manager, Tracy Rivera, was recently appointed to the board of the National Kitchen & Bath Association as the Vice-President of Government Relations. When federal and state legislation concerning the kitchen and bath industry occur, the kitchen and bath industry, with its fabricators, cabinet makers, designers and other suppliers as members, need to be aware of which laws will affect their industry and their business. As VP, Rivera’s key responsibility will be communicating such governmental activities to association members.

Communicating government activity to lay people also requires an understanding of how the process works, such as:

-          Information regarding how laws are passed at a state government level;

-          How various codes and standards affect the industry;

-          The political information in how the industry works; and

-          NKBA’s role in the aforementioned political environment (their strategic plan and Legislative Policy).

When acting as the communication link between chapter members and the NKBA, the Vice President is also responsible for keeping members aware of legislative activity and assisting with data collection as well as the mobilization of grassroots campaigns. Alternate duties include serving as a liaison between chapters and local, state, and federal elected officials.

As the general manager for Granite Imports, a granite kitchen countertop specialty wholesale company, Rivera has gathered a lot of experience and knowledge about the kitchen and bathroom industry, relevant to this new role. To learn more about Granite Imports visit their website at: http://graniteimports.net/.

About Granite Imports

Granite Imports Inc. is a wholesale company, specializing in granite kitchen countertops and has been supplying customers with granite education and fabricators with products since 2001. Unlike most granite wholesale companies, Granite Imports offers an updated online inventory of their products, exceptional customer service, exclusive materials, and support to the end customer from fabricators who buy from them.