Central PA’s Training Made the News

  Twenty women from the Central Pennsylvania council attended a training at the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, PA. The group learned about a roof walk/inspection performed by Robert Ganter Contractors out of Quakertown, PA. Robert Ganter Contractors also demonstrated how to properly flash a pipe, curb and parapet wall using self-adhered EPDM single-ply… Read More

Building a Strong and Sustainable Business with Diversity

NWIR members to be featured on panel at METALCON The panel of industry-leading women roofing professionals will discuss the importance of gender and generational diversity in business.  Focusing on the need for strong communications, emotional intelligence and collaboration, the panel will focus on how to bring increased balance and emotional intelligence to the process of… Read More

How to Beat the Heat

Outdoor workers are at risk for heat exposure illness if they spend a significant part of their shift outdoors. If workers have significant time in the direct sunlight executing strenuous tasks for long periods of time or if the tasks at hand require heavy clothing (personal protective equipment) they are at even greater risk. Workers… Read More

Meet the Women of Quality Roofing

Quality Roofing, Inc. was established in Florida in 1994 and is a third generation licensed and state certified roofing and GC firm. They are qualified in all phases of commercial and residential roofing along with providing new construction, residential projects, roof repairs and roof assessment management programs. Susan Jenkins is the Marketing Director of Quality… Read More

Lee Lipniskis

She Not Only Climbs Roofs, She Climbed the “Roof of Africa”

By Karen Edwards, RCS Editor. Meet Lee Lipniskis and learn about her journey from the roof to the C-suite to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. At RoofersCoffeeShop.com we love learning more about our visitors and couldn’t wait to learn more about Lee Lipniskis. Lee is a founding member of National Women in Roofing and currently the finance manager at Core Contractors Roofing… Read More

Meet National Women in Roofing’s 2018 Chair – Shari Carlozzi

Shari took over leadership at the NWIR board meeting in New Orleans at the International Roofing Expo. Did you know that Shari was part of the inception of National Women in Roofing (NWIR)? That’s right. Carlozzi was with RoofersCoffeeShop’s Heidi Ellsworth at a Midwest Roofing Contractors Association board meeting a few years ago when they… Read More

Weather Safety Tips

No matter what climate you encounter daily you must be aware of how to keep yourself safe in changing weather conditions.  Hundreds of people die annually in the US because of heat waves, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, flash floods, powerful thunderstorms, and winter storms.  How do we protect ourselves from the elements outdoors? What are some… Read More

Meet the Women of AAA Roofing

By Karen Edwards, NWIR Communications Chair. These three young women are the future of AAA Roofing in California. Riverside, California-based AAA Roofing by Gene was started nearly 30 years ago by Gene Smith. He knew one day he would likely pass the business on to his son(s), but probably never imagined that would happen after… Read More