Tag: member news

Benjamin Meyer

IIBEC Member News – September 2019

October 01, 2019

Meyer Joins GAF Benjamin Meyer, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has joined the building and roofing science team of GAF, which consists of director Jennifer Keegan, AAIA; architect James R. Kirby, AIA; and advisor Thomas Taylor, PhD. Meyer joins GAF from ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC, where he worked as a building enclosure principal architect, managing the department […]

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Andrea Baird

IIBEC Member News – August 2019

August 26, 2019

Baird Elected CSI Chicago President Andrea Baird, senior architect for Raths, Raths & Johnson (RRJ), has been elected as president of the Construction Specifications Institute’s (CSI’s) Chicago Chapter. Baird has over 12 years of experience specializing in the evaluation and repair design of building enclosure components and systems. She is a registered architect, a licensed […]

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Julie McDonald

IIBEC Member News – July 2019

July 23, 2019

McDonald Joins Bodis Group, Inc. Julie McDonald, REWC, has joined Bodis Group, Inc. in Denver, CO, as a senior building envelope consultant. Bodis Group, Inc. specializes in roof design, audits, and asset management services. McDonald will provide project management, business development, and technical oversight of building envelope services. She is a Consultant Affiliate member of […]

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IIBEC Member News – June 2019

June 13, 2019

Pierce Receives Cullen Award Helene Pierce, F-IIBEC, VP of Technical Services, Codes, and Industry Relations at GAF, received the ASTM International William C. Cullen Award, bestowed by Technical Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. This award recognizes Pierce’s outstanding contributions and personal commitment to the field of roofing as exemplified by the distinguished accomplishments of […]

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IIBEC Member News – May 2019

May 21, 2019

Hinojosa Runs in Antarctica Robért J. Hinojosa, RBEC, RRO, F-IIBEC, PE, CDT, recently ran a marathon in Antarctica with his wife, Shelley. Hinojosa has been running marathons for six years, during which time he has raised nearly $100,000 for Michael’s Miracle Marathon Team. A recent injury made this already challenging race even more difficult for […]

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IIBEC Member News – April 2019

April 29, 2019

Kemper Promotes Hoekzema and McGuire Kemper System America, Inc. has promoted Joseph Hoekzema and Brian McGuire to director of sales positions with joint responsibility for the company’s liquid-applied roofing and waterproofing products for the building enclosure. Hoekzema, based in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, will oversee Canada, New England, greater New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and […]

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RCI Member News – March 2019

March 15, 2019

Hardy Pierce Honored with J.A. Piper Award NRCA has named Helene Hardy Pierce, vice president of technical services, codes, and industry relations at GAF, as recipient of its J.A. Piper Award. The award recognizes roofing professionals who have devoted constant, outstanding service to NRCA and the roofing industry. Pierce is the first woman to have […]

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New Policy for IIBEC “Retired” Designation Holders

February 20, 2019

IIBEC members in the “Retired” membership category can now place their designations in inactive status with the option to reactivate the designations within a period of three years. In the event there is a return to the workforce full time, this will avoid the need to reapply and retest. There will be no designation renewal […]

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Geoffrey Garabedian

RCI Member News – February 2019

February 13, 2019

Geoffrey Charles Garabedian Passes Away Geoffrey “Geof” Charles Garabedian died Nov. 27, 2018, at the age of 62 in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He is survived by his wife Andrea, son Zorek, sister Pat Hrycyszen, and brother Gregory Garabedian. Geof was employed by Weathertech Consulting Group Inc. in Utica, MI since 1998. Previous to that, he […]

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Greg Florio

RCI Member News – January 2019

January 16, 2019

Florio to Manage Amtech NJ Office Greg Florio, RRC, GRP, has been appointed as general manager of Amtech’s new Philadelphia/New Jersey office. Florio brings over 30 years of roofing and waterproofing assessment, testing, design, and consulting expertise, as well as extensive sales, operations, and marketing experience. A 13-year member of RCI, he is a past […]

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