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Education and training

As our focus continues with our education and training pillar, we share a brief, yet encouraging email from Mark Standifer, project manager for King of Texas Roofing Co., LP, Grand Prairie, Texas, and mentor for the Texas A&M University team in the 2019 Student Competition.

Workforce Education and Retention Issues for the Roofing Industry – Phase 2 Update

Responses to the industry-wide economic study regarding compensation, benefits, career advancement and the satisfaction of current employees in the roofing industry have been coming in, but Dr. Dhaval Gajjar recommended extending the survey deadline to Oct. 7.

2021-22 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program

Details for the 2021-22 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program now are available. We want to thank the Roofing Alliance Scholarship Committee for updating the program details and eligibility criteria.

Nominations are being Accepted for the 2021 Gold Circle Awards and Most Valuable Player Awards programs

We want to encourage you to participate in one or both programs and to help us get the word out. Both programs recognize excellence in the industry.

The Roofing Industry Giving Back

The Roofing Alliance members give back to their communities.

Roofing Industry Leaders Giving Back

Thank you, Trent Cotney, for creating/sponsoring an ad promoting Giving Day during NRCA’s National Roofing Week!

Nominations are being Accepted for the 2021 Gold Circle Awards and Most Valuable Player Awards Programs

We want to encourage you to participate in one or both programs and help us get the word out. Both programs recognize excellence in the industry.

Other Construction Management Schools Initiative News

Another update involving construction management comes from Bill Good regarding his involvement with the American Council for Construction Education, the accrediting body for colleges and universities offering construction education programs.

Calling all Roofing Contractors – We Need Your Input!

The first step in phase two, “Workforce Education and Retention Issues for the Roofing Industry,” is to conduct an industry-wide economic study survey regarding compensation, benefits, career advancement and the satisfaction of current employees in the roofing industry.

Roofing Alliance Celebrating 25 Years in 2021!

The 25th Anniversary Committee held its first virtual meeting July 28.

Having an Impact – Getting More People Interested in Careers in Roofing!

As our focus turns to our education and training pillar—one of our four core values—what better way to begin this month’s update than by celebrating a success story!

Two Roofing Alliance Signature Programs are Now Open

Two of our signature programs are now open and accepting nominations.

Roofing Alliance Members Making a Difference

Congratulations to Rudy Gutierrez, president of Shell Roofing Solutions Group, Chino, Calif., who has been elected to the board of directors for the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce.

Roofing Alliance Members at Work

The Mississippi State Virtual Reality and Technology Task Force and the the Branding committee both met virtually in July.

Roofing Industry Rallies Around Ambitious Goal

The Roofing Alliance proudly sponsored “Roofing Industry Rallies Around Ambitious Goal,” the second episode in NRCA’s podcast series, “Stories of an Extraordinary Industry,” which went live June 11.

Kudos

Thank you, Bone Dry Roofing Co., Atlas Roofing Corp. and Wagner Roofing Co. for making a difference in your communities!

Roofing Alliance Members at Work

Your financial support is needed and much appreciated as the Roofing Alliance continues to fund programs, projects and studies benefiting our industry.

2020-21 Board of Trustees

As we begin our new year, we would like to welcome our 2020-21 Board of Trustees, whose terms officially began June 1.

Celebrating on the 165th Day!

We are extremely proud of all our Roofing Alliance and NRCA partners supporting our Roofing Alliance partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities® through the adoption of 165 Ronald McDonald House roofs in the U.S.!

New Member

We are pleased to welcome our first new Service Provider member of the fiscal year—Anne Cope with Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Tampa, Fla.