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|Date: March 15, 2017||(847) 493-7548|
Schwickert's Tecta America of Mankato's Kent Schwickert Named
NRCA Chairman of the Board-Elect
Las VegasKent Schwickert, senior vice president-national business unit for Schwickert's Tecta America of Mankato LLC, Mankato, Minn., has been elected 2017-18 chairman of the board-elect of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) at its 130th Annual Convention held March 1-3 in Las Vegas.
Schwickert previously served as an NRCA vice chairman from 2016-17 and was a member of NRCA's board of directors from 1999-02, 2003-04 and 2010-13.
In addition, Schwickert served as member of many NRCA committees, including Business Leadership, Contractor Management, Health and Safety, Membership and PAC Advisory, as well as the Communications Task Force, Future Executives Institute, Insurance Board of Governors, National Roofing Legal Resource Center and the NRCA Retirement Program.
Schwickert's Tecta America of Mankato also is a member of The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress.
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, 2017.
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.