WSRCA Committees

Section 1 – Education

Western States Roofing Contractors Association offers various educational tools and opportunities for the roofing industry through its foundation, the Davis Memorial Foundation.

Section 2 – Industry Issues

  • Industry Liaison: This committee is the liaison between WSRCA and other industry associations. Their communication efforts facilitate work on joint projects.
  • Standards: This committee studies western region building codes and alerts members about proposed state and federal laws that affect codes and licensing requirements.

Section 3 – Low Slope

This committee coordinates and develops research and technical programs for current and continuing problems and trends in the low slope roofing market.

Section 4 – Member Services

  • Membership Development: This committee is charged with developing the membership of WSRCA. It sets recruitment goals, develops membership promotions, and recommends new benefits.
  • Marketing & Technology: This committee develops promotional efforts and identifies opportunities that further the goals and growth of the association. It also researches and recommends technology tools that enhance communication within the WSRCA office and keeping the communication tools up to date for both the office and the membership.

Section 5 – Steep Slope

This committee coordinates and develops research and technical programs for current and continuing problems and trends in the steep slope roofing market.

Section 6 – Waterproofing

This committee coordinates and develops research and technical programs for current and continuing problems and trends in the waterproofing roofing market.

Section 7 – Safety & Health

This committee studies the safety concerns of the roofing industry and alerts members about industry-related safety improvements and requirements.

Section 8 – President’s Committees

  • Affiliate Relations: This committee is the liaison between WSRCA and affiliate organizations. Committee members attend affiliate organizations’ conventions, meetings, and special events, and invites affiliate organizations to participate in WSRCA events. This committee meets with the affiliate groups once a year at the convention to exchange ideas.
  • Associate Advisory Council: Interacts with the board of directors as a long range planning committee, submitting ideas and goals for review and evaluation. This council consists of two members of each category of associate membership (A, B, C, D) and specific members of the executive committee.
  • Awards: The function of this committee is to choose recipients for the organization’s various awards: Hall of Fame, Special Awards, Outstanding Service Awards, Citizen Awards, Profiles of Service and Board Member of the Year
  • Budget & Finance: The responsibility of this committee is the control and general supervision of the association’s finances and to develop and recommend a sound fiscal position and budget.
  • Convention: This committee is responsible for the development and coordination of the educational sessions, professional speakers, meal events and social activities of the convention. They are also charged with long range planning for future convention sites and programs.
  • Executive Committee: The responsibility of this committee is to serve as an interim governing body between meetings of the association’s governing body and to operate with authority vested by the governing body.
  • Former President’s Council: The function of this council is to interact with the Board of Directors as a long range planning committee, submitting ideas and goals for review and evaluation.
  • Nominating: The responsibility of this committee is to review and make recommendations to the membership, in accordance with the Bylaws, for officer and director candidates to serve the association.
  • Strategic Planning: The function of this committee is to develop the 5 year Strategic Plan and proceed with the implementation. This committee would also be charged with reviewing the plan each year.


Section 1 – Education – Davis Memorial Foundation

Chuck Chapman, Trustee Chairman
Greg Bloom, Trustee
Marc Dodson, Trustee
Travis Nelson, Trustee
Thomas L. Papas, Trustee/Administrator
Keith Sanders, Trustee
Staff Liaison – Joel Viera, Sofia Pulido


Section 2 – Industry Issues

Bruce Radenbaugh, Chairman
Andy Clarke, Vice-Chairman
George Madsen, Executive Liaison

Mike Tory
Dennis Ryan
Greg Carlson
Steve Reardon
Mike Wakerling
R. Craig Foster
Staff Liaison – Jim Carlson, Joel Viera


Section 3 – Low Slope

Mike Wakerling, Chairman
Darin Douglas, Vice-Chairman
Pete Schmautz, Executive Liaison

Greg Pender
Andy Clarke
Austin Smith
Rob Winkle
Misty Stoddard
R. Craig Foster
Bruce Radenbaugh
Stan Robinson
Staff Liaison – Jim Carlson


Section 4 – Member Services

Rob Winkle, Chairman
Tracey Prociw, Vice-Chairman
Brad Baker, Executive Liaison

Rod Menzel
Bob Jones
Don Fry
Chris Sprick
Staff Liaison – Chris Alberts


Section 5 – Steep Slope

Greg Carlson, Chairman
Chris Sprick, Vice-Chairman
Don Fry, Executive Liaison

Rod Menzel
Bob Jones
Tracey Prociw
Mike Tory
Stan Robinson
Staff Liaison – Jim Carlson, Chris Alberts


Section 6 – Waterproofing

Steve Reardon, Chairman
R. Craig Foster, Vice-Chairman
Dennis Ryan, Executive Liaison

Greg Pender
Michael Wakerling
Leo Ibarra
Dan Blue
Staff Liaison – Jim Carlson, Sofia Pulido


Section 7 – Safety & Health

Misty Stoddard, Chairman
Leo Ibarra, Vice-Chairman
Tom Asbury, Executive Liaison

Stan Robinson
Austin Smith
Darin Douglas
Staff Liaison – Sofia Pulido

Section 8 – President’s Committees

Awards Committee
Pete Schmautz, Chairman
Mike Tory
Thomas L. Papas

Associate Advisory
Greg Bloom, Allied Building Products, Chairman
Marc Dodson, Western Roofing Magazine, Co-Chairman
ABC Supply Company, John Crowle
APOC, Bob Hyer
Carlisle-SynTec Systems, Katie Bicksler
Cleasby Manufacturing Co., John Cleasby
Duro-Last Roofing, Tim Hart
Eagle Roofing Products, Hans Matheus
EagleView-Pictometry, Heidi Ellsworth
ER Systems, Mike Swartzer
Firestone Building Products, Martin Pribble
GAF, Keith Sanders
Johns Manville, Bill Morris
Malarkey Roofing Products, Katherine McConnell
Owens Corning-Trumbull, Geoff Thomas
Polyglass USA, Inc., Melissa Mulligan
Roofing Contractor Magazine, Jill Bloom
Staff Liaison – Joel Viera, Chris Alberts, Sofia Pulido

Finance Committee
Mike Tory, Chairman
Pete Schmautz
Thomas L. Papas
Dennis Ryan
Investment Sub-Committee
Steve Reardon

Convention Committee
Mike Tory, Chairman
Executive Committee

Executive Committee
Pete Schmautz, President
Mike Tory, Senior VP/Treasurer
Dennis Ryan, Immediate Former President
Thomas L. Papas, Secretary
Brad Baker, Vice President
Tom Asbury, Vice President
Don Fry, Vice President
George Madsen, Vice President

Former President’s Advisory
All Former WSRCA Presidents
Staff Liaison: Thomas L. Papas

Nominating Committee
Pete Schmautz, Chairman
Thomas L. Papas
Mike Tory
Dennis Ryan
One appointed Former President
Nominating Advisory
As appointed by the President

Strategic Planning Committee




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