The objective of the Central Weights and Measures Association is to provide a regional forum for the discussion of questions related to weights and measures administration, regulation, and enforcement at all levels of city, county, State and Federal Government.
Encourage and Promote:
Adoption of uniform weights and measures laws, regulations, rules and orders to include the uniform user, sales and service agency, manufacturer, and packager
Application of uniform inspection, testing, enforcement methods and equipment
Maintenance of membership competence through development and distribution of the latest technical and managerial knowledge and its use in training
Pursuit of equity in the market place and prevention of unfair practices and procedures
Participation in public relations activities to increase the public awareness and understanding of the protection and equity in commercial transactions provided through the weights and measures program, and additionally
Provide services and educational development to member states and industry
Cooperate with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Conference on Weights and Measures, other weights and measures associations, industry and scientific organizations
Encourage and assist in the development and use of weighing, measuring, and counting devices, together with ancillary and auxiliary equipment, meeting the latest code requirements throughout the region
Promote the maintenance, growth and use of weights and measures laboratories in the support of regulatory programs and industry; to support activities designed to insure uniformity of laboratory standards, services, and traceability to the National Standards.
Promote the Development of Professionalism of Weights and Measures Practitioners Through:
Improvement of the image and status among the membership and with the public
Training new officials to attain professional competence, and all officials through ongoing programs to maintain competence
Promotion of uniformity and equity of occupational titles, position descriptions, and compensation