IIBEC Chapter News – January 2022

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January 21, 2022

 Introducing the IIBEC Minnesota Branch!

IIBEC is proud to announce the formation of its newest outlying leadership, the IIBEC Minnesota Branch!  The branch has formed under the guidance of the IIBEC Chicago Area Chapter with Branch Liaison Piotr Rusinkiewicz at the helm.

The IIBEC Minnesota Branch will be hosting its inaugural meet-and-greet social on January 27th at The Lab Taproom from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. CT.  This event will be an excellent opportunity to meet and network with your local peers.

Please head over to the IIBEC Chicago Area Chapter’s website for more information or to register for the event and make sure to follow the IIBEC Minnesota Branch on LinkedIn to keep informed of upcoming events!

IIBEC Carolinas Chapter Kicks Off 2022!

The IIBEC Carolinas Chapter is kicking off 2022 in a big way.  On January 18th and 19th the members of the chapter’s executive committee manned booth #213 at the annual Carolinas Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association Mid-Winter Roofing Expo in Columbus, South Carolina.

Past President Lonnie Coggins presented twice during the event, discussing proper roof maintenance and inspections, as well as maintenance planning and scheduling.


Chapter board members: Nick Tribble, SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc, Tim Stokes, Sika Corporation, Keith Parker, REI Engineers, Inc.


The chapter held their first official meeting of 2022 with nearly 30 members in attendance.  They used the opportunity to present the 2021 IIBEC Carolinas Chapter Awards, recognizing the following members for their contributions:

Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Rodney Honeycutt, Vice President Nick Tribble

President’s Award: C. Allan Kidd, RRC, EIT, HiMark Roof Consulting, Inc.

Outstanding Sponsor Award: Sika/Sarnafil, accepted by Steve Hall

Outstanding Volunteer Award: Lonnie Coggins, HALL | AEC

Lifetime Achievement Award: Rodney Honeycutt, REI Engineers

Vice President Nick Tribble, Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner Lonnie Coggins, Chapter President Tim Stokes

Are You Ready to Make a Difference?  Volunteer with Your Local Chapter!

IIBEC is proud to support its 27 affiliated chapters and 10 branches across the US, Canada, and Mexico.  These chapters are our “boots on the ground”, made up of local IIBEC members all with a common goal, to make their mark in helping to advance the building enclosure industry through facilitating education, social events, and advocacy.

Chapters are currently looking to their local members as they canvass for potential board members, directors, and committee chairs for their 2022 board of directors.  Are you ready to take the next step and take an active leadership role in your area?  Please refer to our current list of chapters or reach out to the region director in your area for information on who to contact if you’re ready to get started!

Upcoming Events


IIBEC North Texas Chapter

IIBEC Minnesota Branch

IIBEC Southern California Chapter

IIBEC Southern Ontario Chapter


Please note: Dates and times subject to change based on local and/or state and province regulations.