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A new engagement and communication platform for NWiR members: CommUnity

We are delighted to extend our warm welcome to NWiR members on the newly established member communication and engagement platform known as CommUnity. CommUnity can be envisioned as a fusion of a private Facebook group and a LinkedIn account. It is important to note that full access will be granted solely to active NWiR members. CommUnity offers a wide range of functionalities that enable members to engage in various activities. These include: communicating with fellow NWiR [...]

2023-06-06T16:45:55-06:00By |

National Roofing Week 2023: June 5-10

NWiR is a proud sponsor of National Roofing Week and we love this additional opportunity to highlight women who work in the roofing industry. Each year, National Roofing Week increases awareness about the significance of roofs to every home and business and shares the good deeds of the industry. NWiR encourages members to participate in National Roofing Week by engaging in their communities and informing the public about the essential role roofs and professional roofing contractors [...]

2023-06-06T11:04:04-06:00By |

“Talk” of the Town

Our Dallas Fort Worth Mentorship Committee presented a "Tacos & Talking: Sexual Harassment" round table. We had a fabulous turnout and created a safe room for all of us to discuss ways to navigate this sensitive topic. We left with tips on how to prevent it how to help our our fellow co-workers and friends if they need help getting out of a situation. Stop by the NWiR booth at the NTRCA (Not So) Mini Trade [...]

2023-06-02T11:11:56-06:00By |

Membership Drive Was A Huge Success!

Last week the NWiR Oregon Council put on a membership drive that we hope to be an annual event. We had over 50 people in attendance from different areas of the industry: manufacturing, distribution, contractors, installers, etc. The NWiR Oregon Council started with four people and it has grown to this! It was such a fun evening and we all made so many new connections. We are so excited to see our council grow and increase [...]

2023-06-02T11:14:20-06:00By |

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

NWiR Feature: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Sej (Sage) Sorathia, Chief Operating Officer of Capitol Roofing Company in Clifton, New Jersey! What do you embrace and love most about your culture? I love everything about my Indian culture, especially when it comes to the celebrations such as Diwali and Holi. The food is delicious and the clothing that we get to wear for different events is my favorite. Oh, and can’t forget about the [...]

2023-06-02T11:17:07-06:00By |

Suncoast Roofers Supply Visit & Demonstration

On Tuesday, May 16th the NWiR Tampa Council met at Suncoast Roofers Supply’s new Tampa location for a Polyglass hands-on demo. Polyglass partnered with Delta Rep Group to provide Securock for the council to do a hands-on demonstration of installing Polyflex G torch cap sheet to Self-Adhered Polyflex SA V Base over Securock. Certified Polyglass installer, Steve Rush, demonstrated the safety procedures, necessary PPE, as well as proper technique. In addition to learning torch application and [...]

2023-06-02T11:18:50-06:00By |

Roof Safety

The NWiR Tennessee Council hosted a lunch and learn for members to learn more about roof safety. Kelsey Unland, with Meridian Safety, presented her experience being a safety auditor in the roofing industry. Our members walked away with knowledge of how to engage with OSHA and how to keep their job sites safe. Thank you to Counterpoint Legal for sponsoring lunch!

2023-06-02T11:21:38-06:00By |

Pride Month

It is that time of year again! Pride Month is in full swing with celebrations and parades across the country. As a committee, we want to celebrate this month with everyone of the LGBTQIA+ community. I sit and write this with a sense of relief. As a country we still have a long, LONG, way to go but look how far we have come. How many of you remember when we ensured no one knew the [...]

2023-06-01T15:00:02-06:00By |

Tradeswomen Career Fair

Our NWiR Oregon Council exhibited at the Oregon Tradeswomen Career Fair on Student Day. Over 1,500 students were bussed in to learn about exciting career opportunities in the skilled construction trades. We learned the Skanska booth was building birdhouses, so we teamed up with them so we could have attendees roof their birdhouses after! We asked for the measurements ahead of time and with the help of Malarkey Roofing Products, we pre-cut self-adhered cap sheet to [...]

2023-06-02T11:23:25-06:00By |
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