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

Thank you to everyone who participated in the economic survey! As a next step, the Clemson University team held separate roundtables with

2020-21 Construction Management Student Competition

We are off and running with our seventh annual Construction Management Student Competition. Details were sent to 86 schools that are members of the American Council for Construction Education.

2021-22 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program

Please share the details for the 2021-22 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program with your employees and let them know they, their spouses and their dependent children may apply for two different scholarship categories.

Evaluating the Efficacy of Virtual Reality Technology for Improving Worker Safety

Task force members held their first virtual meeting with the Mississippi State University team.

Antis Roofing Recognized for Giving Back to Families and Frontline Heroes

Roofing Alliance member Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif., has been recognized for its charitable contributions to families and frontline heroes.

2020-21 Most Valuable Player Awards program

Honor that star employee who exceeds expectations on the job and in his or her community by nominating the employee for the Most Valuable Player Award!

Call for Funding – DEADLINE IS JAN. 1, 2021

The Roofing Alliance looks to fund projects that help reinforce this idea—ultimately, projects that enhance the performance of the U.S. roofing industry.

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.