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NWiR Oklahoma Council’s July Meeting

Thank you to all that attended July‘s meeting at the Summit Club. We had a great birds-eye view of downtown Tulsa and it was great to see everyone! We had a wonderful time learning from Larry Roe from Viking Products Group about their new and innovative products that are now available. A big thank you to Erik Jordan from FSG for being our lunch sponsor. We appreciate you all! See you next month in OKC. #NWiR [...]

2021-08-03T15:09:09-06:00By |

Seattle Council – SHEBUILDS UPDATE

NWIR SEATTLE – SHEBUILD UPDATE! Through the partnership of Rebuilding Together South Sound, SheBuilds is a power collaboration between neighbors and partners who provide critical repairs for women-headed households and women-focused community spaces to empower women to maintain safe and healthy homes. The women and men that volunteer for the women-led She Build Teamwork to create a supportive community network to continue the advancement in training and opportunities. This year we have we had an epic [...]

2021-08-01T21:25:49-06:00By |

Summer Reading Recommendations

With the school year wrapped up, parents and children may be looking for summer reading lists. The NWiR DEI committee has compiled a list of books that touch on topics of race, gender, and people from different backgrounds. July’s Newsletter featured a list of books for ages 8 and under and this month we’re sharing lists for pre-teens, teens and adults. We hope you enjoy reading these books as much as we have! Feel free to [...]

2021-07-30T10:14:15-06:00By |

NWiR Day Session: “Roofing is… Women in Sales” with Julissa Chavez

We are so excited to share some of the awesome presenters for NWiR Day 2021: "Roofing is... Women in Sales" with Julissa Chavez Julissa Chavez is a Program Manager with SRS Distribution focusing on Latino Marketing & Sales. She began her career with SRS in 2014, where she served as a Territory Manager in Atlanta, GA. As a Territory Manager, she created training and business development initiatives that assisted with the growth of many companies within [...]

2021-07-29T14:50:34-06:00By |

Training to the Next Level

Heidi J. Ellsworth of RoofersCoffeeShop sits down with Jennifer Ford Smith of Johns Manville to talk about the importance of ongoing training. Both ladies have been highly involved through out their careers working together on National Women in Roofing, Roofing Alliance and NRCA committees. In this RLW, Heidi asked the top ten hot training questions of Jennifer, and both look at how the roofing industry can continue to attract the next generation through continuing education, certification [...]

2021-07-27T20:15:24-06:00By |

Wise People in Roofing

Keith Post - Kpost Roofing 1. When you were starting out did you have a mentor, and if so, was it someone you sought out or they found you? In my first business venture, I shared my idea of starting a company and he encouraged me saying if anyone could make it in 1987 I could. Those words confirmed in my mind I could do it. He was somewhat of a mentor teaching me business skills [...]

2021-07-27T17:24:17-06:00By |

Bring a Friend

Calling all members! Enter for a chance to win a door prize by bringing your family, friends, and/or co-workers by the National Women in Roofing booth at IRE in Vegas! When they register to become a new member, your name is entered for a chance to win a door prize. You know the value of being an NWiR member so why not let your friends and co-workers enjoy the same great benefits. We can't wait to [...]

2021-07-27T17:10:43-06:00By |

NWiR Day Session “Roofing is…Planning Council Events” with Christine Mockenhaupt

We are so excited to share some of the awesome presenters for NWiR Day 2021: "Roofing is...Planning Council Events" with Christine Mockenhaupt   It may seem like there’s no room in your brain to add one more thing to the mental load, but planning council events doesn’t have to be taxing if you use a simple format, plan about 6-8 months ahead, and embrace simplicity! Experienced council leaders will present three methods of planning that have [...]

2021-07-26T22:00:54-06:00By |