b'Outgoing Presidents MessageA PRIVILEGE AND HONOR TO SERVEF irst and foremost, I want to say that it has been a privilege and Fred Horner, MRCA Presidenthonor to serve as your president for the past two years.I laid out an ambitious set of goals for new programs and services that I wanted to accomplish during my presidency.I am so pleased and honored that our team rose to the challenge and accomplished all of those things as well.I have been totally blessed to work with such talented contractors, consultants, manufacturers, and suppliers.I feel that the MRCA has made great strides as an organization, and look forward to Kelly Lea furthering the progress that has been made.I would like to sincerely thank all of the Board, Committees, Councils, Staff, Manufacturers and Contractors who helped make the 71st Annual Conference and Expo a great success.Without your tireless efforts, this event could not have been a possibility.Even though my time as president has come to and end, I plan to stay heavily involved with the MRCA for many years to come and look forward to serving as your Immediate Past President and Chairman of the Board.My two years as president of the MRCA have definitely been challenging and certainly were memorable!This association will always be an important part of my life and I will continue to work hard every day to ensure that the MRCA remains the Roofing Contractors Advocate! Thank you all for this opportunity.Dont forget to mark your calendars for the 72nd Annual Conference and Expo September 27-29, 2022 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas.From myself and everyone at the MRCA, we hope that you and your loved ones have a blessed holiday season and well wishes for a great start to 2022!Stay strong, safe and healthy!Fred HornerMRCA PresidentAdvanced Industrial Roofing, Inc.fred_horner@airoofing.com www.mrca.orgMidwest Roofer 3'