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Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association Staff


Terra Erb

Executive Director

1-877-500-5759

Terra.Erb@stairways.org


Terra joined the Association in November of 2018, following a nine-year civilian career with the United States Air Force.

As Executive Director, Terra plays a vital role by administering the day to day operations of the   Association at the direction of the Board of Directors. She is integral to providing communication to our members and the public. She is responsible for managing the SMA website and social media content as well as planning the various SMA events throughout the year.



Dave Cooper

Code Development Representative

SMA Members may contact Dave by phone, here. coderep@stairways.org



Dave has been with the Association since 2009.  He began stairbuilding in 1973 and has founded three companies within the Stair Industry related to the design and manufacture of stairs. As an SMA member he served on the board of directors, as SMA Code and Research Chair, and as President.

Dave provides code consultation for our members and represents the association in code & standard development.  Members, don't hesitate to contact Dave by phone or email to consult on code and standards issues.  He is there to serve you, our member.

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