John Ehrig, Executive Director

On April 1, 2021 John was appointed as the executive director for the West Coast Lumber and Building Material Association (WCLBMA).  In his new position, John will work to achieve the key goals, priorities and deliverables of the association as set by, and under the direction of, the Board and Executive Committee.

Building on the solid foundation and success of the WCLBMA, John will be working to increase and improve the many benefits and value the association delivers to its members.  In addition, John and the board are very focused on ensuring that the association will continue to the have the resources, services and programs needed to serve all of its members and to make sustaining and lasting impacts that will serve the common good of the lumber and building materials industry across California, Nevada and Hawaii.

John works for Inventures, a professional association management company headquartered in San Ramon with a 25 year track record of successfully managing non-profit organizations.  John joins the WCLBMA with 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector as an executive director for several Inventures clients. He could not be more honored and delighted to have this opportunity to work with the WCLBMA.  John holds a business degree from the Pennsylvania State University.

Jean Henning, Membership, Events Director

Principal areas of responsibility include development and coordination of WCLBMA’s conventions, educational seminars and other meetings. She manages the association’s electronic data base and also works on membership development. She is a principal staff person for WCLBMA golf events and other social/networking events. She is staff liaison to the Associates Council, Second Growth, and other committees.

Charlene Valine, Administrative Director

Principal responsibilities include general accounting and bookkeeping functions of WCLBMA. She manages the WCLBMA office and various outside services. She is the principal computer, network and website coordinator. She also manages reporting for WCLBMA PAC.