ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced it is accepting nominations for its 2014-15 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award program. In its 15th year, the MVP Program honors a maximum of 10 outstanding roofing workers. One winner will be chosen as Professional Roofing's Best of the Best, an honor co-sponsored by OMG Roofing Products of Agawam, Mass. The Best of the Best winner also is featured in an article in Professional Roofing.
The MVP Program recognizes leadership in the field. Roofing contractor firms can nominate any field roofing worker, foreman or superintendent. No more than three nominations per company branch will be accepted. Distributors and supplier firms may nominate up to five warehouse employees, warehouse foremen, drivers or equipment operators. Self-nominations are not accepted.
Criteria by which nominees will be evaluated include outstanding on-the-job performance; on-the-job safety performance; contributions to a team effort; community service and volunteerism; and other noteworthy contributions and activities.
Entries may be submitted by completing an official entry form, providing detailed descriptions of specific attributes, activities and other factors that make individuals noteworthy or unique. All entries must be submitted by Nov. 21, 2014.
MVP winners will receive two complimentary airfares and two nights' hotel accommodations during NRCA's 128th Annual Convention in New Orleans; one complimentary conference registration and exhibit hall pass to the 2015 International Roofing Expo; two complimentary tickets to the NRCA Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception, where winners and their companies will be formally honored; a $100 American Express gift card; recognition in Professional Roofing magazine, NRCA's For Members Only newsletter and on The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress website; and recognition in a press release sent to local media and industry trade press.
Each person submitting a nomination by the deadline also will be placed in a drawing for an iPad2 16GB with Wi-Fi. In addition, each candidate will have his or her name entered into a drawing for a $100 American Express gift card.
For more information or to submit a nomination, visit www.roofingindustryalliance.net/programs/mvp/.