GAWDA Mission and Purpose Statements

MISSION STATEMENT:

The GAWDA mission is to promote the safe operation and economic vitality of distributors of industrial gases and related welding equipment and supplies.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

  1. To PROVIDE high impact educational and training opportunities and meetings for the industry;
  2. To DEVELOP, publish and promote the broadest distribution of information for safety and environmentally responsible practices;
  3. To PARTNER with our manufacturer members;
  4. To ANTICIPATE and proactively influence federal government activities and issues of interest to the industry, provide analysis on current issues and disseminate relevant information to the membership;
  5. To MAINTAIN a strong and involved membership;
  6. To OFFER quality services tailored to meet the member company’s changing needs in a competitive environment;
  7. To ESTABLISH GAWDA as the authoritative source of the industry;
  8. To ADVANCE the growth and technological progress of the industry;
  9. To SERVE the current and future needs of our member companies so they may better serve their customers, employees and society;
  10. To STRIVE aggressively to build GAWDA’s position and image as the national voice for our industry.