February 2018

SPRI Elects Sukle as President for 2018-2020 Term

Waltham, MA, February 2018 — SPRI, the trade association representing sheet membrane and component suppliers to the commercial roofing industry, has selected Zebonie Sukle as President for the 2018-2020 term. SPRI’s members elected Sukle at the association’s 36th Annual Conference and Business Meeting, held Jan. 13-15 in Clearwater Beach, FL.

Sukle currently serves as Director of Technology Roofing Systems Group at Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company in Denver, CO.

“I am honored and excited to enter such a role at SPRI and I look forward to working with all of our members to continue SPRI’s work of developing industry standards and expanding our technical reach.” says Sukle.

During the meeting, SPRI’s membership also elected the following slate of officers and directors for the association’s 2018-2020 membership years:

President Zebonie Sukle, Johns Manville
President-elect Michael Hubbard, Firestone Building Products Co, LLC
Treasurer Brad Van Dam, Metal-Era Inc.

Associate Directors
Bob Reel, Royal Adhesives (third term)
CJ Sharp, Georgia-Pacific (second term)
Brad Van Dam (second term)
Chris Mader, OMG Roofing Products

SPRI also recognized two of its members for outstanding contributions to the industry. Peter C. Garrigus, Vice President Engineering at Altenloh Brink & Co., Inc., was recognized for his thought-leadership and dedication in facilitating the development of an industry coalition charged with determining the impact on wind loads on flexible roofs systems and to develop appropriate load factors to apply to wind loads calculated by ASCE7. Garrigus was also recognized for his service on the SPRI Board of Directors.

Also recognized was Michelle Miller, Marketing Manager at FiberTite Roofing Solutions, for the guidance she provided in development of SPRI’s new website with an eye toward content relevance and the next generation of users. Michelle started from the design base and applied her marketing skills to shape the site into a vehicle to educate and promote our industry partners

For more information about SPRI and its activities, visit SPRI’s Web site at www.spri.org
or contact the association at info@spri.org.