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Keeping it Cool: Using Cool Roofs to Combat Heat Islands and Save Energy

This presentation will provide an overview of how cool roofs work to keep individuals, neighborhoods, and cities cooler while producing a multitude of other benefits including how these materials are evaluated and labeled, and how third-party product ratings support the implementation of policies and programs that require or promote the use of these materials as strategies for reducing building energy use and mitigating urban heat islands. ZOOM REGISTRATION: Time: Jul 14, 2022, 03:00 PM Eastern Time [...]

2022-06-15T08:59:09-06:00By |

Vanessa Williams Promoted to Director of Brands

Our Tennessee Council member, Vanessa Williams, has been promoted to Director of Brand at Rackley Roofing Company in Carthage, TN. She has joined a leadership seat in the company and is excelling tremendously in the industry. She currently sits on the mentorship committee at the national level. Her drive for learning has been inspiring for everyone in the TN Council and beyond. She is a great asset to NWiR and the Rackley Roofing teams.

2022-06-15T09:00:43-06:00By |

Career Stories & Guidance

Ever wonder how women become successful in our industry? Come join the Mentoring Committee on August 27, 2022, at 6:00 PM ET for a panel discussion to learn about some of our industry leaders. Here are a few of the topics that will be discussed, their career story, how they got there, mistakes made, and leadership lessons/guidance Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86016038024?pwd=YUZSY3N4cW1LWEtIeVJobUZpbGhOQT09

2022-06-13T16:16:22-06:00By |

Casey Troxclair of KPost Promoted to Contract Manager

Congratulations to Casey Troxclair on her promotion to Contract Manager at KPost Roofing & Waterproofing. Casey started with KPost in 2016 as a Project Administrator, in 2020 added on the position of Executive Assistant to the COO, and now Contract Manager. Prior to working at KPost, Casey worked in construction for 14 years at Potter Concrete on the operations side as their Project Coordinator. Casey has been a member of the Dallas council since 2016. She [...]

2022-06-06T08:24:55-06:00By |

Oregon Supports Good Neighbor Center

ABC Roofing volunteered to donate the labor and materials necessary to complete a new laundry room addition at the Good Neighbor Center in Tigard, Oregon. The Center provides shelter and resources for families experiencing housing insecurity – from food and clothing, to cleaning supplies and furniture. When the Home Builders Foundation solicited National Women in Roofing’s Oregon Council for contractors willing to assist, ABC stepped up to the challenge. The project consisted of 3-squares of built-up [...]

2022-06-03T13:29:02-06:00By |

Jess Cress Promoted to Assistant Branch Manager

Jess Cress was recently promoted to Assistant Branch Manager at SRS Distribution in Norcross, GA. Jess has worked in several roles in her career with SRS, as well as with Bone Dry Roofing Company. National Women in Roofing has been honored to have Jess as Co-Chair of the DEI Committee on the Board of Directors, as well as the Lead Chair for the Atlanta Council. Congrats on the new role!

2022-06-01T18:46:03-06:00By |

Cocktails & Conversation

As planes landed and took off behind the Sunset Pub and Grill in Lincoln Park, NJ conversations were inspired by thoughts of career opportunities soaring above the clouds. Prospective members joined an intimate group of Northern New Jersey council leaders for a relaxed evening of networking on May 19, 2022. The theme for the night, Cocktails and Conversation had no set agenda but was one of 4 evenings per year devoted to meet and greets. As [...]

2022-06-01T18:43:29-06:00By |

Safety Awareness at Play Columbus

In honor of Safety Stand Down week, the Columbus Council held their May event at Play Columbus. While there, safety director Joe Redd discussed the importance of fall protection the field. After their safety demonstration, the ladies of the Columbus council used harnesses to participate in hands on team building activities!

2022-06-01T19:20:48-06:00By |

Welcome to PRIDE MONTH!

June is a month of celebration for the LGBTQ+ community. Last year we covered the history of Pride Month, but I urge each of you to look far past the rainbow parades and dive into why Pride exists today. The history of our rights hinges on a momentous event that happened on June 28th, 1969. That’s right… really not that long ago. As we move forward as a Country and as a world, this month is [...]

2022-06-01T18:37:40-06:00By |