Las Vegas—The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced the winners of its 17th annual Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, recognizing outstanding roofing workers from Irvine, Calif.; Commerce City, Colo.; Lakeland, Fla.; Cumming, Ga.; Charlotte, N.C.; LaGrange, Ohio; and Houston.
The MVP Awards program honors roofing professionals based on their significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: outstanding on-the-job performance; on-the-job safety performance, contributions to a team effort; community service and volunteerism; and other noteworthy contributions.
The 2017 MVP Award winners are:
Narciso Alarcon, superintendent at Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif., for community service and volunteerism and other noteworthy contributions and activities.
Justin Cooper, foreman at Flynn, Commerce City, Colo., for outstanding on-the- job performance.
Manuel Cortez, foreman at Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif., for contributions to a team effort.
Robert Detweiler, foreman at Centimark Corp., Lakeland, Fla., for community service and volunteerism.
Don Gautier, superintendent at Chamberlain Roofing & Waterproofing, Houston, for outstanding on the job performance and on-the-job safety performance.
Roy Jones, superintendent at Rike Roofing Services Inc., Charlotte, N.C., for other noteworthy contributions and activities.
Mearl Kline, foreman at West Roofing Services Inc., LaGrange, Ohio, for on-the- job safety performance.
Clifton Mead, field worker at Tecta America Southeast LLC, Atlanta, for contributions to a team effort.
Additionally, the Alliance named the following MVP Award finalists:
Victor Espinoza, driver at ABC Supply Co. Inc., Indio, Calif.
Brad Hersch, superintendent at Tecta America Dakotas, Fargo, N.D.
Kevin Moretz, foreman at GSM Roofing, Elkton, Md.
Kenneth Parrott, foreman at D.C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Donald Randell, superintendent, All American Roofing, Bethany, Okla.
Almeiro Jose Serna, equipment operator, OMG Roofing Products Inc., Agawam, Mass.
The Alliance also named Alarcon as a finalist for outstanding on-the-job performance and contributions to a team effort, Cooperfor other worthy contributions and activities, Gautier for contributions to a team effort, and Kline for contributions to a team effort.
For more information about the MVP Awards program or next year’s nominations, contact Bennett Judson, the Alliance’s executive director, at (800) 323-9545, ext. 7513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress was established within the National Roofing Foundation (NRF) to create an endowment fund to serve as a highly focused resource for the roofing industry and its customers. The Alliance’s objectives are to conduct research and education projects that support high quality programs for roofing contractors; ensure timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues; and enhance the long-term viability and attractiveness of the industry to roofing workers. The Alliance also reached out to the roofing community and its members and helps fund efforts dedicated to good works and charitable giving. More information about the Alliance is available at www.roofingindustryalliance.net.