October 23, 2008

James Baker
(202) 207.1114

Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition Announces 1st Slate of Officers

[Washington, DC]  — The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition [RAVC] is pleased to announce its slate of elected officers.

RAVC’s new chairman is Gary Urbanski, Sales and Marketing Manager, Trimline Building Products, a division of Diversi-Plast. Urbanski was selected to lead the Coalition which launched on August 22, 2008 in Washington, DC in conjunction with the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s Summer Meetings. “It’s a privilege to serve as the Chairman of the Coalition that will meet the needs of homeowners, builders, and regulators as we work to educate people on the sound science and need for roof ventilation. The members of the Coalition are indebted to ARMA for recognizing the need to have vent manufacturers and the issue of ventilation as a priority of ARMA’s steep-slope roofing agenda.”

The other officers named at the meeting include Chris Freeman, Secretary and Donnie Anderson, Treasurer. Both Freeman and Anderson are with Air Vent, Inc. and are members of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association.

About the Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition
The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition mission is to study, monitor, and promote the interests of steep slope roof assembly ventilation through sound theory backed by scientific data. For more information please contact James Baker at 202-207-1114 or email