The Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA) Educational and Research Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.
Founded in 1982, the goal of the Foundation is to educate the work force, management and owners of construction businesses, as well as other industry related professionals.
FRSA's Educational & Research Foundation offers a variety of ways to contribute to the industry and support industry "Excellence through Education," from Foundation Membership to Endowment and Scholarship Programs, the FRSA Educational Foundation is the largest industry-related Foundation in the Southeastern United States. With more than $189,000 provided in scholarships and new educational programming added each year, FRSA stays on the cutting-edge of industry education and quality standards.
To learn more about our programs and membership, visit the "Foundation Membership" and "Education" sections in the left menu bar.
The FRSA Educational and Research Foundation is led by the following Trustees:
President: Mike Silvers, CPRC, Silvers Systems Inc.
Co-Chair: Brad Sutter, Sutter Roofing Co of FL
Vice President: Ken Parent, State Pride Roofing
Secretary/Treasurer: Adam Purdy, CPRC, Edwards Roofing
Burt Logan - CORE Roofing Systems Ken Parent - State Pride Roofing
Todd Page - SOPREMA Mike Silvers, CPRC - Silvers Systems, Inc.
Adam Purdy, CPRC - Edwards Roofing Brian Swope, CPRC - Tampa Roofing Co., Inc.
Brad Sutter - Sutter Roofing George Ebersold - Tom Tanenbaum Inc.
George Manson, CPRC - Manson Roofing Les Sims - Armstrong Roofing, Inc.
Gary Register - J. Register Co. Paula Kennedy - Gainesville Roofing Const.
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The FRSA Educational and Research Foundation Endowment Program exists to provide donors a means to establish a legacy of giving through tax-deductible contributions for the purposes of industry research, quality education and scholarships to provide a knowledgeable pool of professionals for consumers to call upon.
By becoming a member of the FRSA Educational & Research Foundation, you are directly supporting professionalism and education within the Industry. With membership levels starting as low as $50, and benefits as great as complimentary ceus, a little membership goes a long way.
Through a partnership with AAA Construction School, the FRSA Educational & Research Foundation offers members a variety of online continuing education courses at a discounted price.
2016 Raffle tickets are now for sale! Only 150 tickets are available. The next drawing takes place during FRSA's 94th Annual Convention, June 2016.
Since its inception, the FRSA Educational & Research Foundation has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships. The Scholarship Program is available to assist FRSA members and their families, along with employees (and their families) of member companies.
Many of the Foundation's activities, including the Scholarship Program, are funded by the proceeds generated by the Silent Auction. The auction consists of a variety of donated gifts and services, which are displayed during FRSA's Annual Convention and Trade Show.