Payam Bozorgchami (B)                                                                Lynne Christensen (A)​
California Energy Commission                                                      Board Secretary
                                                                                                      Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau



George Daisey (A)                                                                         Darrel Higgs (A)
Board Vice Chair                                                                           Board Treasurer​
Dow Construction Chemicals                                                        Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association



Hal Arthur Leland (A)                                                                     Jim Kirby (A)
Western Colloid                                                                             GAF



Rick Olson (A)                                                                               Stuart Ruis (B)
Board Chair                                                                                   R&D Services
Tile Roofing Institute                                      



Kurt Shickman (B)                                                                          Richard Slomko (B)​
Global Cool Cities Alliance                                                             Atlas Material Testing Technology


Peter Turnbull (B)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company



Hashem Akbari, Concordia University                              David Cocuzzi, NCCA
CRRC International Committee Chair                              Former CRRC Board Chair


Andre DesjarlaisOak Ridge National Laboratory              Mike Ennis, SPRI
                                                                                          Former CRRC Board Chair


Jonathan HumbleAmerican Iron & Steel Institute              Ronnen Levinson, Lawrence Berkley National 
CRRC Ratings, Codes, & Programs Committee Chair            Laboratory


Vacant, U.S. Department of Energy                                      VacantU.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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.