Rod Petrick, president at Ridgeworth Roofing Co. Inc., Frankfort, Ill., has been elected the next chairman of the board for the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). Petrick was elected during NRCA’s 133rd annual convention held Feb. 2-6 in Dallas, and will serve during the 2020-21 fiscal year.

“It takes a lot of volunteer service to the roofing industry to ultimately become the NRCA chairman of the board,” said Reid Ribble, NRCA’s CEO. “Service, dedication, hard work and a team-building attitude define Rod Petrick in his efforts to make NRCA and the broader roofing industry a better place for all of us. We welcome Rod as he leads us into the future!”

Petrick previously served as NRCA’s chairman of the board-elect from 2019 to 2020, an NRCA vice president from 2014-16 and a vice chairman from 2018 to 2019. He also served on NRCA committees including the Future Executives Institute Committee, Insurance Board of Governors, Manual Update Committee, NRCA University Operations Committee, ProCertification Committee, and Safety Regulatory and Compliance Task Force. Additionally, Petrick has served as chairman of the Technical Operations Committee, director of the National Roofing Legal Resource Center and president of the Roofing Alliance.

In addition, Petrick has served as president of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA). He also has been a past director, officer and chairman of the CRCA Industry Affairs and Technical Operations Committee. Petrick worked with CRCA and the City of Chicago from 2001-08 negotiating Chicago Energy Code.

Petrick was president of the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA). He served as a director, officer, technical committee member and MRCA Foundation chairman, and on the NRCA/MRCA CERTA Task Force from 2007 to 1010.