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SRCA Conference 2009

Attending, left to right: James Warden (Milligan Construction, RI); Christina Stiffey (Joseph Jenkins, Inc., PA); Linda Crookston (Upright, Inc., MI); Brent Ulisky (Joseph Jenkins, Inc., PA); Pete Scimeca (Stevens Roofing, VA); John Crookston (Upright, Inc., MI); Danny Vasquez (Stevens Roofing, VA); Nick Price (Stevens Roofing, VA); Dax Billcheck (Daxco Roofing and Sheet Metal, MI); David Mahan (Mahan Slate Roofing Co., MA); John Mahan (Mahan Slate Roofing Co., MA); Joe Jenkins (Joseph Jenkins, Inc., PA); Ross Gibson (Ross A. Gibson, MD); John Chan (sitting, The Durable Slate Company, OH); Gary Howe (standing, The Durable Slate Company, OH); Anthony Paulin (Paulin Slate and Copper, OH); Richard Stainbrook (Heritage Roofing, PA); Chris Paulin (Paulin Slate and Copper, OH); Bill Davis (Bill Davis Roofing, KS); Dave Spradlin (Ryder Roofing, CA); Robert Ruddy (Mountain State Slate Roofing, WV); Liam Tower (Slate Affair, Inc, VT); Joelle Ruddy (Mountain State Slate Roofing, WV)

Not shown are Elmer and Dani Brewer (EDM Slate, Tile and Copper, OH); Debbie Gibson (Ross A. Gibson, MD); Debbie Query (Heritage Roofing, PA); Kurt Hord, Justin McQuaig, Ben Phanko, Trevor Brock and Matt Wieder, all of Patina Slate and Copper (KY); Ken Rule and Mike Rule of Black Diamond Slate Company (GA); and Cassel Adamson of Virginia Slate (VA).

SRCA Conference 2009

SRCA Board of Directors Meeting, 2009, attending left to right: James Warden (Milligan Construction, RI); John Mahan (Mahan Slate Roofing Co., MA); Liam Tower (Slate Affair, Inc., VT); Robert Ruddy (Mountain State Slate Roofing, WV); Joe Jenkins (Joseph Jenkins, Inc., PA); Chris Paulin (Paulin Slate and Copper, OH).

In 2009 , the SRCA annual conference was held in conjunction with the Preservation Trades Network and the Timberframer's Guild. The SRCA had agreed to install a slate roof on a timber-frame white oak picnic shelter that was erected in River View Park in Frankfort, the state capital. The finished roof is pictured below, with Liam Tower of Slate Affair, Inc. The slates were donated by Buckingham Slate Company, LLC.

SRCA Conference 2009


Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 Capital Plaza Hotel Kentucky Room (some time slots are flexible and subject to change):

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Meeting of the SRCA Board of Directors
10:30 AM - NOON: General Member Meeting
NOON - 1 pm: Luncheon provided
1 PM - 2:30 PM - Chris Paulin - Soldering Copper Flashings - Metallurgics to Field Practice
2:30 PM - 4 PM - John Chan - Project Overviews - Durable Slate Company
4 PM - 5:30 PM - John Crookston - Slate Roof Repairs - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
5:30 PM - 7 PM: Break
7 PM - 11 PM: SRCA Reception in Hotel Ballroom

Thursday, July 2nd:

9 AM - 10:30 AM - Joe Jenkins - Fundamentals of Slate Roof Consulting
10:30 AM - NOON - Liam Tower - Wild slate roof covering or Wilde Deckung
Noon - 1 PM - Lunch on your own.
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Ken Rule - Imported and Domestic Roofing Slate
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM- Cassel Adamson - Imported Roofing Slates
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Chris Paulin - Copper Soldering
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Brent Ulisky - Soldering Vertical Joints
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Volunteers - shaping the slates for the roof

Friday, July 3rd:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Install slate roof.
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Reception at the Capital Plaza Hotel Ball Room


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