Chapters Donate to the RCI Foundations

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May 4, 2018

On the Saturday morning of the RCI International Convention & Trade Show, the RCI Foundations received $42,900 from their affiliated chapters. Many thanks to the members and chapters who have volunteered their time and efforts to make these financial gifts available to the Foundations to support education and research on issues important to the building envelope industry. The accompanying photos show generous donations offered by these chapters.

socal chapter
SoCal Chapter of RCI – $10,000
Front row, left to right: Treasurer Ivan Chak, President Danielle Ward, RCI Foundation (US) Chair Joe Hale, Szymon Zienkiewicz, and Secretary Greg Morrow. Second row, same order: Dean Larsen, Gary Weaver, and Arturo Ortiz.

northern california branch

Northern California Branch of RCI – $5,000
Left to right: Branch Liaison Jonathan Stafford, Rob Worthing, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, Jerry Jeffers, Joe Bukovec, and Joseph Buccini.

north texas chapter

North Texas Chapter of RCI – $4,000
Left to right: Vice President Cristal Green, Luke Legrand, Paul Walden, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, President Bryan Staffel, Treasurer Bill Hobgood, and Secretary Amy Aubuchon.

new england chapter

New England Chapter of RCI – $3,000
President Shawn Vetere and RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale.

mid atlantic chapter

Mid Atlantic Chapter of RCI – $2,500
RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale and Secretary Julie McDonald.

central texas chapter

Central Texas Chapter of RCI – $2,500
Left to right: Gary Johnson, President Viola Hall, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, and Alonso Caro.

gulf coast chapter

Gulf Coast Chapter of RCI (Texas) – $2,000
Left to right: Vice President Steven Spencer, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, and President Richard Smith.

chicago chapter

Chicago Chapter of RCI – $1,500
First row, left to right: Thomas “Tank” O’Brien, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, President Jeff Valentine, Allysia C. Youngquist, and Kami Farahmandpour. Second row, same order: Tom Varga, Vice President Charlie Sietmann, Secretary Ray Makiejus, Treasurer Pat Reicher, and Alan Jorzak.

denver chapter

Denver Chapter of RCI – $1,000
Left to right: Treasurer Dale Strutt, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, and Board Member Dan Cupit.

florida chapter

Florida Chapter of RCI – $1,000
RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale and President Pat Hiltman.

ohio valley

Ohio Valley Chapter – $1,000
President Scott Snyder and RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale.

ontario

Ontario Chapter of RCI – $1,000
RCI Foundation Canada Chairman Albert Duwyn and President David McMillan.

midamerica

Mid America Chapter of RCI – $700
First row, left to right: Treasurer Mike Bock, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, Robert Boessen, Danny Bryson, Andrea Goodhope, and Gene Keeton. Second row, same order: President Ken Hunt, Paul Lockhart, and Nathan Bryson.

delaware valley

Delaware Valley Chapter of RCI ­­– $200
Left to right: President Julie Palmer, RCI Foundation (US) Chairman Joe Hale, and Robert Zmijewski.

Donations were also made by the Western Canada Chapter ($2,000),  Portland Chapter ($2,000), Georgia Chapter ($2,000), Puget Sound Chapter ($1,000), and Great Lakes Chapter ($500). No photos are available of those donations being received.

If you or your chapter is interested in helping the RCI Foundations, please contact Development Officer Rick Gardner at 919-859-0742, or email him at rcif@iibec.org.