About

Who We Are

Roof, Roofing, Roofer, Convention, Contractor, Construction.North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA)

NERCA is the regional association for the roof contractor covering the northeast part of the country. Our territory includes:

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Delaware.

We maintain relationships with national organizations like the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and other major roof industry players.

We also host one of the largest regional trade show’s in the country. Forms are available below for additional information on becoming a member! If you need more information you can contact the association office!

Membership Benefits

  • Free Copy of NERCA Safety Program
  • Provide assistance with OSHA, Insurance, Building Codes, Asbestos, etc. problems.
  • Receive a Member’s Only copy of our monthly newsletter with legislative updates
  • Your company profile will be added to our contractor locator
  • Family members and employees of NERCA Member Companies are eligible to apply for NEREF scholarships
  • NERCA runs educational seminars and webinars
  • Affiliate of National Roofing Contractors Association
  • Company included in annual membership directory
  • Listed on our website www.nerca.org
  • Participate in the North East Roofing Educational Foundation and Scholarship Programs
  • Active and Aggressive Organization
  • Annual Conference and Trade Show

Leadership

President

Steve Harvey
J&S Building Exteriors Inc.
Attleboro, Massachusetts

1st Vice President

Kevin Camponeski
Uni-Ply Roofing Inc.
Middleton, Massachusetts

2nd Vice President

John Peck
Peck Brothers LLC
Elmwood Park, New Jersey

Immediate Past President

Bradley Sontz
Max Sontz Roofing Services Inc.
Lynn, Massachusetts

Treasurer

Greta Bajrami
Golden Group Construction Corp.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Board of Directors
Three Years

Victoria Bryan
Boston Roofing
Wellesley, Massachusetts

James D. McAdam
F.J. Dahill Co., Inc.
New Haven Connecticut

Mark Puleo
Eastern Architectural Reps
Woburn, Massachusetts

Peter Shackford
Hettrick, Cyr & Associates, Inc.
Glastonbury, Connecticut

Robert Therrien Jr.
The Melanson Co., Inc.
A Tecta America Company LLC
Keene, New Hampshire

Two Years

John Francis
FiberTite Roofing Systems
Wooster, Ohio

Nick Kazolias
Residential Exteriors Inc.
Braintree, Massachusetts

Stephen P. McBrady
SMR Inc.
Portland, Maine

Christopher Sears
John F. Shea Co., Inc.
Avon, Massachusetts

Daniel Therrien
AW Therrien Co., Inc.
Manchester, New Hampshire

One Year

Kerry Brooks
Northbridge Building Products LLC
Lowell, Massachusetts

Angelo Gentile
SRC Roofing Inc.
Quincy, Massachusetts

Robert Marshall
Marshall Roofing & Sheet Metal
Co., Inc.
Peabody, Massachusetts

Mary Schenker
Hunter Panels
Portland, Maine

Jason Woz
Silktown Roofing
Grafton, Massachusetts



2020 Advisory Committee

Daniel Cohen
Beacon Building Products
W. Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Ryan Dill
NorthStar Construction Services Corp.
Shirley, Massachusetts

Anthony Fiore
A.R.M. Roofing Inc.
Elmsford, New York

Charles Gorman
CMG Roofing Co., LLC
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Michael Gorman
Mike Gorman Roofing Inc.
Greenville, Rhode Island

Matt Hamilton
GAF
Parsippany, New Jersey

John Hogan
Blue Nail LLC
Denville, New Jersey

James Madden
John Henry Roofing Inc.
Brighton, Massachusetts

Thomas McKie
Lincoln Equipment Associates Inc.
West Medford, Massachusetts

Patrick McNamara
New Castle Building Products
Northborough, Massachusetts

Josh Narkawicz
Tech Roofing Service Inc.
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Dean Secchiaroli
Weatherguard Industries
Northampton, Massachusetts

Louis Silver
Silver Roofing Inc.
Garnerville, New York

William Stewart
Atlantic Asphalt & Equipment
Avon, Massachusetts

Glenn Szalay
Carlisle SynTec Systems
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Steve Umosella
United Asphalt Company
Cedar Brook, New Jersey

Derek Watt
Heritage Wholesalers
Sudbury, Massachusetts

Cory Yawger
GAF
Parsippany, New Jersey



NERCA Staff
Associate Executive Director
Patsy A. Sweeney

Director of Government & Industry Relations
John Ferrante

Membership & Marketing Director
Kayla Aceto

Director of Finance
Heather O’Brien


Committee Assignments
Executive Committee

Steve Harvey – Chairman
Greta Bajrami
Kevin Camponeski
John Peck
Bradley Sontz
Patsy Sweeney, Staff

Community Service Committee

Bradley Sontz – Chairman
Charles Gorman
Steve Harvey
Jamie McAdam
Patsy A. Sweeney, Staff

Convention Program Committee

Thomas McKie – Chairman
Greta Bajrami
Kerry Brooks
Kevin Camponeski
Ryan Dill
John Francis
Skip Gentile Jr.
Charles Gorman
Steve Harvey
John Peck
Mark Puleo
Christopher Sears
Dean Secchiaroli
Peter Shackford
Glenn Szalay
Daniel Therrien
Cory Yawger

Patsy Sweeney, Staff
John Ferrante, Staff

Technical Roofing Committee

Louis Silver – Chairman
John Francis
Matt Hamilton
John Hogan
Robert Marshall
Christopher Sears
Glenn Szalay
Dan Therrien
Robert Therrien Jr.
Jason Woz
John Ferrante, Staff

Exhibit Booth Committee

Kevn Camponeski – Chairman
Daniel Cohen
Michael Gorman
Matt Hamilton
Stephen McBrady
Thomas McKie
Patrick McNamara
Mary Schenker
Dean Secchiaroli
Bradley Sontz
William Stewart
Stephen Umosella
Derek Watt

Patsy Sweeney, Staff
Kayla Aceto, Staff

Government Relations

Stephen McBrady – Chairman
Jamie McAdam
Robert Therrien Jr.
John Ferrante, Staff

Membership Committee

John Peck – Chairman
Greta Bajrami
Kerry Brooks
Tori Bryan
Daniel Cohen
Anthony Fiore
Michael Gorman
John Hogan
Nick Kazolias
James Madden
Patrick McNamara
Josh Narkawicz
Mark Puleo
Mary Schenker
Louis Silver
Stephen Umosella
Derek Watt
Cory Yawger

Kayla Aceto, Staff
Patsy Sweeney, Staff

Nominating Committee

Bradley Sontz – Chairman
Skip Gentile
Steve Harvey
Christopher Sears
Robert Therrien Jr.
Patsy Sweeney, Staff

Residential Roofing Committee

Anthony Fiore – Chairman
Kevin Camponeski
Matt Hamilton
Josh Narkawicz
Patsy Sweeney, Staff 

Safety & Education Committee

Skip Gentile Jr. – Chairman
Tori Bryan
Ryan Dill
Steve Harvey
Nick Kazolias
James Madden
Robert Marshall
Jamie McAdam
John Peck
Peter Shackford
William Stewart
Daniel Therrien
Jason Woz
John Ferrante, Staff

Past Presidents

Burchard E. Horne 1927 – 1928
Alvah H. Weaver 1928 – 1929
Charles V. Earley Sr. 1929 – 1930
William B. Hart 1930 – 1931
Frank W. Wool 1931 – 1932
Oscar R. Hahnel Sr. 1932 – 1933
Jacob Wasserman 1933 – 1934
Raymond B. Shattuck 1934 – 1935
Bernard P. McGarry 1935 – 1936
Arthur O. Davidson Sr. 1936 – 1937
Maurice J. Murphy 1937 – 1938
Frank C. Cazeault 1938 – 1939
Joseph P. Mulligan 1939 – 1940
Lucien H. Ufford 1940 – 1941
Ralph A. Woodcock 1941 – 1942
Fred W. Greenlaw 1942 – 1943
Paul Dudley 1943 – 1944
David Ouimette 1944 – 1946
Leo P. Cormier 1946 – 1947
James B. Kidney 1947 – 1948

John R. Kirby 1948 – 1949
Ezra C. Wakefield 1949 – 1950
Clarence J. Carr 1950 – 1951
Peter J. Woolf 1951 – 1952
Arnold H. Anderson 1952 – 1953
Norman W. Pemberton 1953 – 1954
Frank L. Maguire 1954 – 1955
Gerald W. Bachman 1955 – 1956
H Earl Fairweather 1956 – 1957
Howard B. Hart 1957 – 1958
Maurice Becker 1958 – 1960
Thomas McGarrahan 1960 – 1962
Niall O. Flemming 1962 – 1964
Oscar R. Hahnel Jr. 1964 – 1966
Burton J. Karp 1966 – 1968
James Carr 1968 – 1970
Arthur B. Doxsee 1970 – 1972
Gerard A. Therrien 1972 – 1974
Walter M. Kravitz 1974 – 1976
Jon T. Cazeault 1976 – 1978

Kenneth B. Marshall 1978 – 1980
C. Edward Belanger 1980 – 1982
Robert W. Therrien 1982 – 1984
James A. McBrady Jr. 1984 – 1985
James L. Dahill Sr. 1985 – 1988
Robert F. Shea Jr. 1988 – 1990
Brian C. Hurley Sr. 1990 – 1992
Sidney I. Sontz 1992 – 1994
William Boyland 1994 – 1996
Raymond F. Gorman Jr. 1996 – 1998
Stephen P. McBrady 1998 – 2000
Paul C. Cappello 2000 – 2002
Angelo Gentile Jr. 2002 – 2004
Robert W. Therrien Jr. 2004 – 2006
Michael K. Meyer 2006 – 2008
David P. Cazeault 2008 – 2010
Charles Gorman 2010 – 2012
Robert Marshall 2012 – 2014
Christopher Sears 2014 – 2016
Louis Silver 2016 – 2018
Bradley Sontz 2018 – 2020