BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2017-2018

Payam Bozorgchami (B)
California Energy Commission

Lynne Christensen (A)
Secretary
Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau

George Daisey (A)
Vice-Chair
Dow Chemical Company

Philip D. Dregger, PE, RRC (B)
RCI - Technical Roof Services, Inc.

Mike Ennis (A)
SPRI

Darrel Higgs (A)
Treasurer
Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA)

Jim Kirby (A)
GAF

Rick Olson (A)
Chair
Tile Roofing Institute

Stuart Ruis (B)
R&D Services

Kurt Shickman (B)
Global Cool Cities Alliance

Peter Turnbull (B)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS TO THE BOARD

Hashem Akbari
International Committee Chair
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University

Andre Desjarlais
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Jonathan Humble
Ratings, Codes, & Programs Committee Chair
American Iron & Steel Institute

Marc LaFrance
U.S. Department of Energy

Ronnen Levinson
Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory

Steven Ryan
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Richard Slomko
Technical Committee Chair
Atlas Material Testing Technology, LLC

Get involved with the Board of Directors

The CRRC Board of Directors seeks the involvement of interested Members to help lead the organization. Directors will uphold the mission of the organization. Those interested in a leadership position should contact our Executive Director to find out more.

What you do:

As a Board member, you will be involved in a leadership capacity on a variety of topics.

  • Ensure a successful future for the CRRC
  • Implement the Organization’s strategic plan
  • Protect the financial security of the Organization
  • Provide technical expertise on roof rating issues
  • Set policies for the CRRC Rating Program
  • Optional: Prepare and offer to serve on the Board Executive Committee (subject to election)

Expectations of the role:

As a Director, you are expected to:         

  • Abide by the Organization's bylaws, regulations, policies, and procedures, as may be amended from time to time
  • Uphold your fiduciary duties
  • Serve in the best interests of the Organization and provide appropriate direction and commentary
  • Promptly respond to staff requests
  • Uphold confidential information as such

Time Commitment:

  • Attend five meetings per year (3 in-person, 2 conference calls) to provide input, direction, and make decisions on behalf of the Organization
  • Review exhibits prior to meetings

What we’re looking for:

The Board is made up of a diverse group of individuals with a myriad of skills. If you have experience in one or more of the following areas, you may be a good candidate!

  • Familiarity with the CRRC
  • Understanding of CRRC Membership interests and needs
  • Financial oversight
  • Technical expertise in roofing or radiative properties
  • Connections to industry or other stakeholders
  • Strategic planning & visioning

Election Process:

The CRRC Board of Directors (Board) is comprised of 11 members:

Six (6) from Class A members (manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and their trade associations)
Five (5) from Class B members (roofing contractors, consultants, non-profit groups, government agencies, educational institutions, testing laboratories, test farms, air quality boards, code bodies, energy service companies and other interested individuals).

CRRC Board member terms are staggered over a three-year period. An annual election takes place to allow the CRRC Membership to nominate and vote for their organization representatives.