b"8725 Rosehill Road, Suite 21 0, Lenexa, Kansas 662154611 Phone:(913) 599-6600Fax:(913) 599-6500 1990MRCAWewe work towardfuture welcome your suggestions, comments and criticism asour Surveygoals. TheBoardofDirectors,Executive by Dennis Martin, Deloitte & Touche recappedCommittee and T & R wHI meet at least presented atMRCAConvention by James 1990three times from January through August Wagner, Deloitte&Touchetoeparethe 1991 Fall convention, as pr for wellto discusser business reputed to asothkeepMRCArunning. TheMidwestRoofingContractorslThis is ahard-workinggroupwhichis AssociationcommissionedDeloitte& Touche and Braxton Associates to performcommitted to the roofing industry. Because an in-depth study which focused on theofofese individuals, the past relationship between roofing contractorsthe effortsthandthemanufacturerssupplyingtheHarlan Hanson, MRCA PresidentboardandTandRmembers,your roofing industry. Thiswas the firstmembership dues are very well spent and survey _ - in afollow-uptotheRoofing IndustryYourlooked after. ~nd Assessment whiche MRCA Survey a thTheBoardmembersandExecutive had performed last year.MembershipCommittee members provide all their own travel and hotel expenses to each regular Thecurrentyear'ssurveyinvolvedDues are WellBoard meeting and circulating 450 questionnaires to roofingconvention. This is one be held reason your membership dues can contractors(MRCA members)and150Looked Afterso low for the information you receive. questionnaires to various manufacturers. Over 25 % of the contractor surveys wereby Harlan HansonPlease sendMRCAes returnedwhile theresponseratefromMRCA Presidentyourdu in as soon as possible socontinue to workand .\\we canon 'manufacturersexceeded30%.In ~-lAs I write this, Thanksgiving is almostimprove the roofing industry. addition to the survey, representativesupon us, which means the 1990 calendar of15roofingcontractor'sand15year is rapidly coming to a close.Next manufacturers were interviewed.AweekourExecutiveCommittee, separatecontractor'squestionnaireTe;hnical and Research Committee,INDEX was also circulated to determine theand MRCA staff will meet inKansas profileoftherespondentsasCity to plan the 1991 year ahead.Mounting Problems with compared to the 1989 survey andEquipment.2 assessment.We will be discussing subjects ProfitNotDirty suchasbudgets,committeeisa The results and observa,tionsWord.3 arising from the survey wereassignments,1991 convention programs, futureTake Advantage of presentedattheMRCAyour convention sites and long Membership.4 conventioninSanrangeplanningfor Antonio,TexasonMRCA.This meetingMRCA October 9, 1990.Campaign '91.5 the groundwork for is (Continued on Page 5)ourupcomingMRCA ~ New Members6 January board meeting Page1"