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In Loving Memory of
Rebecca “Becky” Keeley
Dear RCASoCal Members,
We are tremendously saddened to inform you that beloved staff member, incredible co-worker, and extraordinary friend Becky Keeley passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 in Sacramento, California.
RCASoCal members know Becky as the person who enthusiastically greeted them at association meetings, tirelessly helped set up and run our annual golf tournaments, graciously took calls to address membership needs, and so, so much more over the course of these past 12 years. She also proudly served the Roofing Contractors Association of California for 20 years, and was a valuable representative of the roofing industry.
Becky was a huge part of our association. She loved working with RCASoCal and was always eager to help with our activities.
(Pictured Right, Becky, Front, at our Annual Christmas Party helping with the raffle.)
Becky, Julie and Simone always felt a great deal of pride working together on RCASoCal scholarships and preparing for our Jim Nienow Golf Tournaments. They loved knowing that all of their hard work was going toward impacting the lives of our members and their families, and planting a seed towards fulfillment of their dreams. Becky’s open-hearted spirit will live on and be saluted in all of our benevolence, community work and charity, including our Jim Nienow Scholarship program and Project Reroof.
(Pictured Below, Becky, Left/Front, with her co-workers.)
To say the very, very least, we are shocked and extremely grieved by the loss of Becky. She was passionate, hardworking, sweet and giving, with a kind of selflessness that we rarely see.
As you may know, RCASoCal Executive Director Julie Barajas-Cisneros and Becky were close friends for over 15 years.
Becky will be missed beyond words.
As you can imagine, Becky’s family has been devastated by her loss.
A GoFundMe page for Becky has been created here, if you feel so led to help her family during this very difficult time. RCASoCal has contributed a generous donation on behalf of our association that will be tremendously felt by her family. You are more than welcome to offer a personal donation if you so desire here.
We thank you for your love, kindness, and support at this time.
Roofing Contractors Association of Southern California
“The Largest Regional Roofing Expo presented by Roofing and Waterproofing Contractors for the Roofing Industry” – the Western Roofing Expo 2018 is June 10 -12 at Paris Las Vegas! This is your once-a-year opportunity to maximize your company’s productivity, efficiency and profitability. Known for bringing all of the elements of the roofing industry together, the Western Roofing Expo focuses on the western region of the United States and the specific needs that roofing and waterproofing contractors face in these areas.
Get free access to the trade show floor!
The Expo offers a Free Trade Show Pass to contractors, architects, engineers and consultants.
(This pass doesn’t include seminars and luncheons.) Learn more here.
Get all the details about this year’s Western Roofing Expo!
Roofing Day in D.C. 2018
March 6-7, 2018
Marriott Marquis/Capitol Hill
On March 6-7, 2018, the roofing industry will come together in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and their staffs. We will deliver our message about the most important legislative issues affecting the roofing industry and your business. Our goal is to have 1,000 roofing professionals participate. This is a unique and exciting opportunity as we will take over Capitol Hill and speak with one voice as a united industry!
The event includes a reception Tuesday night, March 6, a breakfast Wednesday, March 7, and training Wednesday morning for how to best communicate with members of Congress and their staffs. You are on your own for travel and hotel expenses. Your Congressional appointments will be scheduled for you; they will start Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. All you need to do is show up to join the roofing industry in delivering our message with one voice!
NRCA is looking for Team Captains from each state. To be a Team Captain, you agree to participate in Roofing Day in D.C. 2018, assist in the promotion of the event and recruit industry colleagues from your state. (NRCA will assist you.) Team Captains will receive reimbursement for one night’s hotel stay (room and tax) and recognition at the breakfast March 7. Please click here to register as a Team Captain.
Use CONNERLY2018 to join Marc Connerly, RCASoCal Senior Consultant,in advocating for our industry.
Registration for Roofing Day in D.C. is only $49. Please click here to register, make your hotel reservations and for more details. If you have any questions, please call NRCA’s Washington, D.C., office at (800) 338-5765.
June Membership Meeting
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Old Ranch Country Club
3901 Lampson Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Registration 3:45 p.m.
Space is limited!
3:45 p.m. Registration | 4:00 p.m. Program | 5:15 p.m. Buffet Dinner
About Our Speaker:
Kevin Monson has over 38 years experience in commercial litigation and the representation of small businesses. After working with large law firms for the first eight years of practice, Mr. Monson has been a sole practitioner in Orange County for over 30 years. Throughout his practice, Mr. Monson has represented owners, developers and contractors in construction and building disputes, and suing insurance companies (which make their money by charging outrageous premiums and then not paying claims). Mr. Monson graduated from the J. Rueben Clarke law school at Brigham Young University.
Plus Question and Answer session!
DISPLAY YOUR PRODUCT
2017 Vendor Table Discount:
Sponsor a table this time, and next meeting we will take $100 off your table.
$100 off each time you buy a table after that.
$400.00 for a TABLE
Set up: 3:00 p.m. • Tear down 6:30 p.m.
A draped 6’ table will be provided along with dinner for TWO!
Individual Member $45
Individual Non-Member $55
Display and present your product
(10 minute optional presentation included)
Vendor Table: Member $400
Vendor Table: Non-Member $500
Includes 2 Dinners
Apply for scholarship money through our Jim Nienow Memorial Scholarship program!
Download our 2017 scholarship application here.
By now you are probably well aware of our great success with last year’s scholarship awards, and how tremendously our Jim Nienow Golf Tournament supports our scholarship program. We are excited, once again, to award scholarship support to qualifying candidates this year, and hope you take advantage of this opportunity!
Download the 2017 Jim Nienow Memorial Scholarship Application here.
Our Jim Nienow Memorial Scholarship program is a great source of pride for our association, as it supports the professional development of RCASoCal Member employees and family members.
Since 1993, we have recognized the achievements of over 160 students. Over the last seven years, we have awarded over $180,000 in scholarships. Last year, we awarded $20,000 in scholarships to 19 students!
We look forward to receiving your applications for this year’s scholarship awards.
- The Jim Nienow Memorial Scholarship Application is reserved for current RCASoCal members. If you have not renewed your membership, please do so today by contacting Julie Cisneros at JuliaCisneros@aol.com.
- Scholarship applications must be postmarked by Friday, July 14, 2017.
- Incomplete applications will not be accepted, so please make sure to contact us with any questions
- Assistance is also available in Spanish.
- If you have any questions or need help with the application, please contact Julie Cisneros at JuliaCisneros@aol.com.
We look forward to awarding scholarships to this year’s deserving candidates!