|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: June 1, 2016||(847) 493-7548|
RISE™ Announces 2016-17 Officers and Directors
Rosemont, Ill. Roof Integrated Solar Energy™ has elected its new slate of officers and directors for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
Aaron Nitzkin, founder and CEO of Solar Roof Dynamics, Davis, Calif., has been elected RISE president. Michael Sexton, national technical manager single-ply systems at Firestone Building Products, Indianapolis, was elected vice president; Monica Cameron vice president of Diamond Roofing and Solar of Manhattan, Kan., was elected secretary; and Michael Gaulin, vice president of operations of Tecta America Southeast, Jessup, Md., was elected treasurer.
Additionally, Casey Colvin, project manager at Dow Solar, Denver, was elected as a new RISE director.
All 2016-17 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.