Traditionally, leaders in this role continue in succession to become chair of WDMA's board of directors.
Salsieder's involvement with the association spans nearly 10 years. He has been a member of the WDMA Board of Directors since 2006. He also serves on the Board's Nominating Committee. In addition, Salsieder serves on a number of other boards of directors including the Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Company, Inc. Board of Directors, the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Board of Directors, and the North Central Technical College Foundation Board.
Many of Kolbe's employees also are active community and industry leaders and volunteers. Several serve on various WDMA committees and boards, and regularly attend WDMA conferences and seminars.
WDMA's mission is to define the standards of excellence in the residential and commercial window, door and skylight industry and advance these standards among industry members, while providing resources, education and professional programs designed to advance industry businesses and provide greater value for their customers.
The WDMA sponsors a Hallmark Certification program, which is considered a mark of excellence among architects, contractors and other specifiers. As part of the program, third-party administrators perform in-plant inspections including an audit of quality control procedures and processes. In addition, product samples and components are tested periodically by third-party testing laboratories. Kolbe is proud to be a part of the Hallmark Certification program. Search the Hallmark Certification database on the WDMA website at www.wdma.com.