Alison Rice Amtech Solutions Roofing Day D.C. 2019

Attending the 2019 #NWIRLuncheon at #RoofingDayinDC: The Business Case and Legacy

Alison Rice with Amtech Solutions recaps her experience at Roofing Day in D.C. 2019 Would you like the opportunity to meet and discuss your roofing issues and opportunities, with members of Congress and some of the Roofing Industry’s most influential leaders?  Does this present enough return to justify your attendance at the #NWIRLuncheon at #RoofingDayinDC?… Read More

Recruiting Talent to Address the Labor Shortage

Please join our May 29th webinar on recruiting talent and addressing the labor shortage in the roofing industry. Lorna Mendez of the NWiR Education Committee will be discussing how to recruit, train and place women on roofing-oriented career paths. Key outcomes of this webinar will include: Recruiting Workers Addressing workforce challenges Equipping leaders to thrive… Read More

NWiR – Seattle March Recap

NWIR-Seattle had an amazing turnout and several new faces join us at Nu-Ray Metals in Auburn, WA. We were graciously hosted by Sue Fabri and her team. The chapter was taken on a tour of their multi-building facility where it showcased their stock of metals and nearly 24-hr fabrication team. Did you know Nu-Ray even… Read More

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Oregon Council Rises to the Pod Build Challenge

National Women in Roofing, Oregon Council teamed up Friday, March 15, 2019, with Professional Women in Building to help roof four temporary housing PODs as part of the Kenton Women’s Village Build-Out Event. Kenton Women’s Village PODS will provide temporary shelter to homeless women in the area. The General Contractors of these four PODs are… Read More

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Congratulations Jennifer Hogan – First Female Board RCI Member

With all the incredible changes over at RCI rebranding itself to IIBEC, one that NWIR wants to be sure to celebrate: First Female Board member Jennifer Hogan! Jennifer’s experience within the industry is extensive and we are proud to honor her accomplishments. Meet Jennifer Hogan: Region VII  – Board of Directors Jennifer Hogan, RRO, CET,… Read More

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When Adults Have Tantrums

So, you’re meandering through your typical day when, wham, the yelling starts. Seemingly out of nowhere you are rocked with the screams of another human being. Chances are, you either have an escalated customer service call, or a toddler. I’ve had both.

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Inspiration From Above (literally)

Many who know me know I am a collector of quotes, or as I affectionately refer to them, “nuggets of wisdom” that guide my life. I cite them often to keep myself on track and for others to keep me honest to the principles I try to live by.

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Ethelmae Humphreys & TAMKO

When Ethelmae Humphreys took the reins at TAMKO Building Products, Inc. in the early 1950s, she was probably the only female executive in the roofing industry.

NRCA Update

The Roofing Alliance started the IRE convention week off with record attendance at the member dessert and cordials reception held Sunday evening at the Omni Nashville. This is an opportunity for members to mix and mingle with current members and to welcome new members.