More than 325 roofing professionals from all segments of the industry participated this year and made a lasting impression on legislators. And, with help and support from FRSA and 37 partner associations and organizations, our message was heard – with one voice – presented key industry issues, including increased funding for career and technical education to address workforce shortages, inclusion of a strong buildings component in federal legislation and immigration reform that meets the roofing industry’s current and future workforce needs.
On March 24, FRSA members paired up with NRCA to participate in Roofing Day. Although in-person meetings did not take place, we were able to visit members of Congress and staff members via Zoom meetings. Once again, NRCA staff did an amazing job preparing attendees on topics to discuss with legislators and provided an online portal that contained information to make the process seamless. The week prior, an event presentation was held, offering tips and suggestions to assist attendees in preparation for Roofing Day. Read More.