|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: March 2, 2016||(847) 493-7548|
Barr Roofing Co.'s Jim Barr Named NRCA Chairman of the Board-Elect
Orlando, Fla. — Jim Barr, president of Barr Roofing Co., Abilene, Texas has been elected 2016-17 chairman of the board-elect of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) at its 129th Annual Convention held Feb. 17-19 in Orlando.
Barr previously served as an NRCA vice chairman from 2012-14 and 2015-16 and was a member of NRCA's board of directors from 2009-12 and 2014-15.
In addition, Barr served as a vice chairman liaison to the Alliance Board of Trustees and the Affiliate Relations, Community Relations and Disaster Relief, Contractor Management, Membership Marketing, Roofing Integrated Solar Energy, Young Contractors and NRCA Retirement Program committees
Barr also served as a director on the National Roofing Legal Resource Center Committee and as a member of the Manual Update and Technical Operations committees.
He will begin his one-year term as the second highest-ranking officer of one of the oldest construction trade associations in the U.S. June 1, 2016.
NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA's mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.