During the annual NRCA Member Meeting and Elections yesterday following the International Roofing Expo® (IRE) keynote address, members voted to approve
the 2017-18 slate of officers.
The following were elected officers for 2017-18:
Chairman of the Board: Jim Barr, Barr Roofing Co., Abilene, Texas Chairman of the Board-elect: Kent Schwickert, Schwickert’s Tecta America of Mankato LLC Mankato, Minn. Vice Chairman (one-year term): David Tilsen, Tilsen Roofing Co. Inc., Madison, Wis Vice Chairmen (two-year term): David Hesse, Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc., Wheeling, W.Va.
Nick Sabino, Deer Park Roofing Inc., Cincinnati
J.J. Smithey, Frost Roofing Inc. Wapakoneta, Ohio
Today's activities include a union breakfast program, "Securing the Future of Union Contracting," hosted by NRCA and for
contractors only, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from 7 to 9:15 a.m.; The Roofing Industry Alliance for
Progress' Construction Management Student Competition at 7:45 a.m., also at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center; and
NRCA's International Relations Committee meeting at 8 a.m. ROOFPAC, NRCA's political action committee, will hold its
silent auction today beginning at 11 a.m. at NRCA's booth, No. 1741; final bids are due by 4 p.m. NRCA's Industry Awards
Ceremony and Cocktail Reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The reception
will include recognition of NRCA's J.A. Piper Award winner; NRCA's Future Executives Institute Class 7 graduates; and
presentations of NRCA's Gold Circle Awards, The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress' Most Valuable Player Awards and
Construction Management Student Competition winners, 2017 Charlie Raymond Membership Awards and CNA/NRCA Community
Involvement Award. ROOFPAC will host a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at Skyfall Lounge at The Delano Hotel.
The NRCA member lounge will be open today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NRCA's booth No. 1741, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Today, IRE registration will be available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, and the exhibit hall will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. IRE's educational conferences
will be held from 7:45 to 11:15 a.m. at the convention center.