Board of Directors
Leo Ibarra, Director
Leo Ibarra is Vice President of Operations for Blue’s Roofing Company in Milpitas, CA. Ibarra first won the election to the Associated Roofing Contractors of the Bay Area Counties’ Board of Directors in 2018. Mr. Ibarra serves as a Management Representative on the Local 95 LMT, the Pacific Coast Pension Trust, the Bay Area Roofers Health & Welfare Trust, and Local 95's Area Vacation Trust. Leo also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association. He is a former president of 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/Past President
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 the 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 Pacific Coast Roofers Pension Trust, the Roofers Regional LMT, Northern California Roofers LMT, and the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Apprenticeship Training Fund.
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 and the North/East Bay Vacation Trust.
Craig Lau, Director
Craig Lau is the President of Acme Roofing Company. Founded in 1923, Acme is one of the oldest and most highly regarded roofing companies in the Bay Area. Mr. Lau has nearly 30 years of roofing industry experience. He was first elected to the Association's Board of Directors in 2015. He is active in many Association activities, with a particular emphasis on labor relations and contract negotiation. Mr. Lau is currently serving as a Management Representative on the ADR Trust, and the Local 40 Area Vacation Trust.
Rod Miller, Director
Rod Miller is President of Alliance Roofing Company, Inc. (San Jose). Mr. Miller has been a fixture on the South Bay area Negotiating Committees for many years. He was first 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. Mr. Miller currently serves as a Management Representative on the Bay Area Roofers LMT.
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 to 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 Negotiating Committees and currently serves as Chair (Management Representative) of the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Joint Apprenticeship Training Trust, and Management Representative of the Bay Area Roofers Labor-Management Trust/Committee and East Bay/North Bay Roofers Vacation Trust.
Bill Brown, Director
Bill Brown is the President of Central Bay Roofing and Restoration, Inc. (Alameda). Mr. Brown was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1995. He served as an appointed Trustee of the Bay Area Counties Roofing Industry Promotion Fund from 1996 to 2022.
Richard Lawson, Director
Richard Lawson is Senior Vice President of The Lawson Roofing Company, Inc. (San Francisco), a family-owned company that is celebrating its 110th anniversary in 2017. 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, he serves as a Management Representative on the Bay Area Roofers Health & Welfare Trust, the Local 40 Area Vacation Trust, and the Northern California Roofers LMT. Richard Lawson is also very active in the Roofing Contractors Association of California and the National Roofing Contractors Association. He was elected President of RCAC in 1993 and 1994 and currently serves on the organization’s Board of Directors and currently serves on the NRCA Board of Directors.
Steve Reardon, Director
Steve Reardon is the President of Enterprise Roofing Service, Inc. (Concord). Mr. Reardon first won the Association’s Board of Directors election in 2017. He succeeded his father, Larry, who served continuously on the Board from 1986 until 2016. Mr. Reardon currently serves as a Management Representative on the ADR Trust, Northern California Roofers LMT, Bay Area Roofers Health & Welfare Trust, and Local 81's HRA Plan In addition, he also serves on the Board of Directors of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association and the Roofing Contractors Association of California. He holds a BA and MBA degrees from Saint Mary's College and is a NRCA Future Executives Institute graduate.