|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: July 29, 2016||(847) 493-7548|
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Announces 2016-17 Board of Trustees
Rosemont, Ill. — The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced its board of trustees for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
James Patterson, senior vice presidentprocurement for Centimark Corp., Canonsburg, Pa., has been elected president of the Alliance; Thomas Saeli, CEO of Duro-Last Inc., Saginaw, Mich., was elected vice president and Jim Barr, president of Barr Roofing Co., Abilene, Texas, was elected secretary-treasurer.
Additionally, the following were approved to serve on the board:
Bob Bechtoldt, president and chief executive officer of Douglas Colony Group, Commerce City, Colo.
Nelson Braddy, chief executive officer of King of Texas Roofing Company, LP, Grand Prairie, Texas
Dane Bradford, president of Bradford Roof Management Inc., Billings, Mont.
Bob Daly, president of Kaw Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc., Kansas City
Naomi Dupre, president and CEO of Kirby Fiberglass, Pueblo West, Colo.
Ken Farrish, president of Atlas Roofing Corp., Atlanta
Josh Kelly, president of OMG Roofing Products, Agawam, Mass.
John Massarelli, vice president of sales and marketing for Beacon Roofing Supply Inc., Herndon, Va.
Paul Mitchell, strategic initiatives and alliances for Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance, Beachwood, Ohio
Rod Petrick, president of Ridgeworth Roofing Co. Inc., Frankfort, Ill.
Chris Schmidt, director of sales for USG Securock© Roofing Systems, Chicago
Tom Walker, executive director of commercial roofing for ABC Supply Co. Inc., Beloit, Wis.
David Workman, president and chief executive officer of RoofConnect, Sheridan, Ark.
The Alliance's 2016-17 board of trustees assumed their roles June 1.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress was established within the National Roofing Foundation (NRF) to create an endowment fund to serve as a highly focused resource for the roofing industry and its customers. The Alliance's objectives are to conduct research and education projects that support high-quality programs for roofing contractors; ensure timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues; and enhance the long-term viability and attractiveness of the industry to roofing workers. The Alliance also reaches out to the roofing community and its members and helps fund efforts dedicated to good works and charitable giving. More information about the Alliance is available at www.roofingindustryalliance.net.