The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) announces Shannon Burnett as Regional Director for the Eastern Building Material Dealers Association (EBMDA) and the Northeastern Young Lumber Executives (NYLE). As Regional Director, Burnett will be responsible for servicing and expanding the membership of EBMDA in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C. Additionally, she will be responsible for the oversight of NYLE, which helps develop the future leaders of the LBM industry.
“This is an exciting time for the NRLA,” explained NRLA President Rita Ferris. “Shannon has a long track-record working with not-for-profit associations to add value and enhance programs for its members.”
Prior to joining the NRLA, Burnett spent 11 years with the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association where she was continually promoted to her most recent position, Senior Director of Membership. In this role, Burnett developed and implemented an annual membership acquisition and retention campaign, provided services to members, prospects, and state associations, and worked with association staff to achieve successful programs.