RCMA NAMES DIRECTORS,
The Roof Coatings Manufacturers
Association has elected and installed
its 2004 officers, members of the board
of directors and committee chairs. The
appointments were made at RCMA’s
2004 annual membership meeting,
held in conjunction with its annual
conference and expo.
Van Ripps, president, Palmer
Asphalt Company, has been elected
president, RCMA. Additional RCMA
officers elected included Richard W.
Paradise (Innovative Adhesives Co.)
vice president member services;
Stephen R. Hudak (KST Coatings
Manufacturing, Inc.) vice president
long range planning; and Paul A.
Beemer (Henry Company) secretarytreasurer.
Filling manufacturer member company
seats on RCMA’s board were
Paul Beemer; Jeffrey L. Blank (SR
Products) and Van Ripps, all as regular
members. In addition, Thomas L.
Meyer (Poly-Tek, Inc.) and J. Timothy
Nelligan (United Cool Roof Systems,
Inc.) were elected to serve as “white
coatings” council members.
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