b"tothemembershipin writtenupdate the material, a to spreadleadership of theassociation - MRCAConventioncanroofing nd reports and in convention topics.this program across the Unitedparticularly with respect to rele contractors expect such am tre enStates.vanthistoricalprecedents.Adous return on their convention STEEP AND METALstanding committee, comprised ofinvestment, because no one is as Liaison:ThomasTECHNICAL ANDthe MRCA Chairman of the Board,committedtoprovidingvital J. ThompsonRESEARCH COl\\UIITTEEand the five most recent past pres industry information asconveChair:Tom BoritzkeLiaison:John DrewidentsMRCA, acts as liaison toniently and affordably as the Midof Committee:Chip Cornell, MikeCo-Chair:Tom Bollnowthe executive committeeof thewestRoofingContractors CainTed EvansCo-Chair:Kim Schwickertassociation. T cou l o ratesAssociation. andhenci peTheMRCASteepandMetalCommittee:D Runyanin a strictly ex-officio capacity.The MRCA Convention Comennis RoofingCommittee presents an(GERTA), John Stephenson, T mittee works to facilitate the proony in ive program at the con Spigarelli, John Daly, BobFOUNDATION BOARDduction of aconvention format smooth vention on steep roofing (shingles,Lacosse andD President:Harlan Hansonandw, by working with Reneupuistrade shotile, slate, etc. and/ or metal roof This committee had its rootsVice President:local distributors, exhibitors and ing). Areas of possible con planted simultaneously with theRay Haseltonconvention attendees to promote cern are:safety, workmanship, materi association.ThecommitteeisSecretary/Treasurer.theshowandsponsor special alsperformance,manufacturersdedicated to the su t of theC Johnsonconvention programs. ppor liff specifications, vapor drive (dew roofing contractor through contin Board:John Drew and point), systems compliance (FM,ual study of roofing systems,James M NOMINATIONS test ansfield UL,TM,,l ingofroofingma ls andThe MRCA F , Inc.,COMMITTEE AS etc.} lega responsibil teria oundationeducationalob ities, additional live loads, war evaluation of roofing applicationwas formed torpur Chair:B Huntington ranties and overall performance ofpractices. T is no facet of theposes in order to p schol Committee:Ray Hoselton, hererovide systems after installation.industry that cannot be examinedarshipassistancetostudentsMike Pettigrew, Tony Spigarelli, through field orattending an educational institu Cliff Johnson andHarlan laboratory analyCERTAsis.tion at the post-secondary level.Hanson. Liaison:T J.The committee isised ofT theMRCAFoundationComprised of the c irman homascompr oday,ha of augmentedapplican forfiv pas resiThompsonroofing contractors,byconsiderstsscholar the board and theet p hipChair:Dennis Runyantechnical advisers and legal coun s s if theyarepursuing,ordents,theMRCANominations Committee:MRCA Ad-Hocsel. T &uti izes several labora intend to pursue, aatCommittee's function is to nomiRIcurriculum CERTCommitteetoriesacrossthecountry andan accredited university, college,natecandidatesfordirectors A As aits role in the roof abroad to analyze components ofcommunity college, vocational orand/or officers to be elected by the part of ing industry, MRCA is uniquelyroofingsystemsandmateria trade school that willlead to amembers during the next annual ls. qualified to provideadditionalFieldsting, job site samples andcareer in the construction indus business meetingthe associate of The training assistance and programsphysical application techniquestry.tion.committee seeks nomitobenefititsm T form the basis of relating all pro Scholarships are awarded byneesfromthegeneral embers.orch applied modified bitum roofingjects directly tofing con the foundation's board of direc membershippriortoofficially enthe roois apart of the roofingtractor.tors, and are based on such fac nominatingtheannualslateof significant in MRCA decided to for tors as the applicant's academiccandidates for directors. dustry. mally recognize the need for safetyPAST PRESIDENTSperformance, employment experiintorch-weldedroofingwithaCOUNCILence, financial need, and demoncareer safetycertificationprogram.Chair:Bob Huntingtonstrated desire to pursue ain G A, Certified Roofing T Committee:Ray Haseltonthe construction industry. ERT orch Welding Applicator Program, was(1995), Mike Pettigrew (1994), developedapproved in Octo Tony Spigarelli (1993), C CONVENTION andliff ber of 1986, and was expandedJohnson (1992) and HarlanCOl\\1MITTEE and revised in 1995.Hanson (1991 }.Liaison:T Knight om The GERTA program has beenTheMRCAPastPresidentsCo-Chair:J Stephenson ohn active since its development,Council is athat all pastCo-Chair:Bob Osterholt andcouncil continues to grow and expand. It ispresidentsofMRCAcanbeGolf:Mike Gostomski Chairthe in t of the currentMRCAinvolved with. T council servesCommittee: Jim GentryJim ten heand BoardDirectors to review theasan informationresourceonKarczewski of GERTAprogram,continuetoissu under study by the actingClearly,nowherebutatthe es iii!7"