ARMA New 2004 Leadership Team

Officers, Executive Committee, Chairs

Perkins Elected President
Nowak Vice President, Bargabos Secretary-Treasurer
Hilyard Elected Executive Committee Chair

[Washington, DC] – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association [ARMA] elected and installed their new officers and Executive Committee members at the 2003 Fall Meeting of the ARMA Board of Directors, held November 5 – 7, 2003, in San Diego, CA.

ARMA’s new president is D. Greg Perkins, President, Performance Roof Systems, Inc., Kansas City, MO. Perkins’s term, as are the terms of all of the ARMA officers, is for the two year period 2003-2005. Perkins also serves on the ARMA Executive Committee and the ARMA Board of Directors.

Perkins succeeds James E. Hilyard, Senior Consultant, Saint-Gobain Corporation, and formerly President, Roofing Products Group, CertainTeed Corporation.

Other ARMA officers elected and installed at the ARMA Board of Directors meeting are:

• Vice President: Richard A. Nowak, President and CEO, ELK, Dallas, TX.

 Secretary-Treasurer: Sheree L. Bargabos, President, Exterior Systems Business, Owens Corning, Toledo, OH.

Hilyard Elected Executive Committee Chair
New ARMA Executive Committee Installed

In related action at the ARMA Board of Directors meeting, out-going ARMA president James E. Hilyard, Senior Consultant, Saint-Gobain Corporation, and formerly President, Roofing Products Group, CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, PA., was subsequently elected as the Chairman of the ARMA Executive Committee. Hilyard succeeds Gregory T. Faherty, President, 
Siplast/Icopal Incorporated, Irving, TX. in the leadership position. Incumbent members re-elected to the ARMA Executive Committee are:

• Gregory T. Faherty, President, Siplast./ Icopal Incorporated, Irving, TX.
• James E. Hilyard, Senior Consultant, Saint-Gobain Corporation, Valley Forge, PA.
• David C. Humphreys, President / CEO, TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Joplin, MO.
• David Koschitzky, President, IKO Productions, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
• David J. Lucchetti, President / CEO, PABCO Roofing, Pacific Coast Building Products, Sacramento, CA.
• Pat McEvoy, Vice President / Division General Manager, Roofing Systems Group, Johns Manville Corporation, Denver, CO.
• Richard A. Nowak, President / CEO, ELK, Dallas, TX.
• D. Greg Perkins, President, Performance Roof Systems, Inc., Kansas City, MO.

Newly-elected to the ARMA Executive Committee re-placing previous company representatives were:

• Sheree L. Bargabos, President, Exterior Systems Business, Owens Corning, Toledo, OH.
• Robert B. Tafaro, Senior Vice President / General Manager, Roofing Systems Sales, GAF, Wayne, NJ.

ARMA Appoints 2004 Committee Leadership

ARMA also announced the appointments of the chairs and vice chairs respectively of the Association’s standing committees for the Communications Committee, BUR-Modified Bitumen Committee, Industry Affairs Committee, and the Residential-Research Committee.

BUR-Modified Bitumen Committee

Chair: Kenneth Hunt, Technical Manager, Performance Roof Systems, Inc., Kansas City, MO.

Vice Chair: Steve Clarke, Senior Research Scientist, Carlisle SynTec, Incorporated, Carlisle, PA.

Communications Committee

Chair: Marcia Hannah, Vice President/Marketing, Roofing Products Group, CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, PA.

Vice Chair: Sarah Tholen, Manager, Marketing Communications, Johns Manville Corporation, Denver, CO.

Industry Affairs Committee

Chair: David Trumbore, Asphalt Technical Manager, Summit Technical Lab, OwensCorning/Trumbull Asphalt, Summit, IL.

Vice Chair: Dennis Mueller, Health & Safety Specialist, CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, PA.

Residential-Research Committee

Chair: Helene Hardy-Pierce, Director, Contractor Services, GAF, Wayne, NJ.

Vice Chair: Darrel Higgs, Technical Manager, Roofing Systems, Building Materials Technical Service, OwensCorning, Toledo, OH.

2004 ARMA Spring Meetings

The 2004 Spring committee meetings are scheduled March 23-25, 2004, in Tampa, FL. The ARMA Executive Committee and the ARMA Board of Directors are scheduled May 26-27, 2004 in Dallas, TX.

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association is the North American trade association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of bituminous-base residential and commercial fiberglass and organic asphalt shingle roofing products, roll roofing, built-up [BUR] roofing systems, and modified bitumen roofing systems. For additional information concerning ARMA, its programming and activities, contact ARMA at: [202] 207-0917; fax: [202] 223-9741; or visit the ARMA web site at: www.asphaltroofing.org.

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