Board of Directors
Leo Ibarra, Director
Leo Ibarra is Vice President of Operations for Blue’s Roofing Company in Milpitas, CA. Ibarra first won election to the Associated Roofing Contractors of the Bay Area Counties’ Board of Directors in 2018. Leo also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association. He is a former president for this organization as well, being only one of two Presidents to serve two terms. Lastly, Leo is a graduate of the NRCA Future Executives Institute where he learned to lead and manage.
Mark Bledsoe, Director
Mark Bledsoe is President of Western Roofing Service (San Leandro), a TectaAmerica company. Mr. Bledsoe was appointed in 2008 to fill a vacancy on the Association’s Board of Directors. He won election to his first full term on the Board in 2009 and was elected President in 2017. Mr. Bledsoe also serves as a Management Representative on the San Francisco Roofers Labor Management Trust, the Northern California Roofers Labor Management Trust and the Roofers Regional Labor-Management Trust.
Steve Henris, Director
Steve Henris is President of Henris Roofing Company (Petaluma). He was elected to the Association’s Board of Directors in 1995. The following year, his fellow Board Members elected him Vice President. He served in that capacity until 2011, when he was elected President. He served as President through 2016. In addition to his duties as a Director of the Association, Mr. Henris serves as a Management Representative on the Bay Area Roofers Health and Welfare Trust.
Craig Lau, Director
Craig Lau is President of Acme Roofing Company. Founded in 1923, Acme is one of oldest and most highly regarded roofing companies in the Bay Area. Mr. Lau has nearly 30 years of roofing industry experience. He is active in many Association activities, with a particular emphasis on labor relations and contract negotiation. Mr. Lau is currently serving his first term on the Board of Directors.
Rod Miller, Director
Rod Miller is President of Alliance Roofing Company, Inc. (San Jose). Mr. Miller has been a fixture on South Bay area Negotiating Committees for many years. He was appointed as a Trustee of the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Promotion Fund in 2008 and was elected to his first term on the Association’s Board of Directors in 2009.
Art Gardner, Director
Art Gardner is Vice President of Alcal Specialty Contracting (Fremont). In 2013, Mr. Gardner began his third "tour of duty" with the Association. He served on the Association’s Board of Directors from 1988 through 1993 and again from 1997 through 2008. He was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Association on three occasions (2006-2008). Mr. Gardner has also served on innumerable South Bay area Negotiating Committees and currently serves as a Management Representative on the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Joint Apprenticeship Training Trust.
Bill Brown, Director
Bill Brown is President of Central Bay Roofing (Alameda). Mr. Brown was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1995. He was appointed a Trustee of the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Promotion Fund in 1996. He was elected Chairman in 2011 and currently serves as Secretary of that organization. Bill returned to the Board of Directors in early 2013. In addition to his duties with the Association and the Promotion Fund, Mr. Brown is a Trustee of the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Joint Apprenticeship Training Trust.
Richard Lawson, Director
Richard Lawson is President of The Lawson Roofing Company, Inc. (San Francisco), a family-owned company which is celebrating its 115th anniversary in 2022. Mr. Lawson has served continuously on the Association’s Board since 1988 and was elected to four terms as President (1996-1999). He was elected Secretary-Treasurer in 2009. In addition to his many duties and roles with the Bay Area Association, Richard Lawson is serving on the NRCA’s board of directors and is also very active in the Roofing Contractors Association of California. He was elected President of RCAC in 1993 and 1994 and currently serves on the organization’s Board of Directors.
Steve Reardon, Director
Steve Reardon is President of Enterprise Roofing Service, Inc. (Concord). Mr. Reardon first won election to the Association’s Board of Directors in 2017. He succeeded his father, Larry, who served continuously on the Board from 1986 until 2016. Mr. Reardon also serves on the Board of Directors of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association and the Roofing Contractors Association of California. He holds BA and MBA degrees from Saint Mary's College and is a graduate of the NRCA Future Executives Institute.