|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: May 27, 2015||(847) 493-7548|
RISE™ Announces 2015-16 Officers and Directors
Roof Integrated Solar Energy™ has elected its new slate of officers and directors for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
Brad Burdic, owner services leader for Johns Manville, Denver, has been elected RISE president. Kate Faulkner, solar division manager for Douglas Colony Group, Inc., Commerce City, Colo., was elected vice president, and Michael Gaulin, vice president of operations for Tecta America Southeast, Jessup, Md, was elected treasurer.
Additionally, the following were elected new RISE directors:
Rob Therrien, president of The Melanson Co. Inc., Keene, N.H.
Clint Sockman, vice president of Advanced Green Technologies, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Michael Gumm, application technologist and business development manager for Mia Solé, Santa Clara, Calif.
All 2015-16 officers and directors will assume their roles June 1.
RISE was created by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing and the National Roofing Contractors Association to provide a means of evaluating and certifying solar roofing professional to support the widespread use of rooftop solar energy. RISE evaluates and certifies solar energy installers for knowledge about critical roof system construction and maintenance practices necessary to support successful rooftop solar energy installations based on principles regarding the installation and maintenance of rooftop solar energy systems without adversely affecting roof system performance and service life. RISE also provides the public with tools to identify skilled rooftop solar energy professionals. For more information, visit www.riseprofessional.org.