Mark Bledsoe, 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 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.
Bill Brown, Vice President
Bill Brown is President of Central Bay Roofing and Restoration, Inc. (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.
Art Gardner, Vice President
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.
Richard Lawson, Secretary Treasurer
Richard Lawson is Senior Vice President of The Lawson Roofing Company, Inc. (San Francisco), a family-owned company which 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, Richard Lawson 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.