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There are many ways to support ROOFPAC this election year

NRCA created ROOFPAC more than three decades ago to maximize the political impact of the roofing industry in Washington, D.C. ROOFPAC remains the only political action committee dedicated solely to promoting the roofing industry’s interests at the federal level. It enables NRCA’s government relations team to establish relationships with Congress members and candidates who enable roofing industry professionals to focus on what they do best—roofing—instead of bureaucratic red tape.

ROOFPAC relies on voluntary, personal contributions from NRCA members that are used to support candidates who support the roofing industry. With political influence as a key pillar of NRCA’s advocacy strategy, ROOFPAC provides NRCA members with a unique opportunity to make a difference and spreads the message of nearly 1 million roofing professionals to Capitol Hill.

Roofing Day in D.C. is a way to directly foster relationships on Capitol Hill. During this annual event, NRCA members meet with members of Congress to explain ROOFPAC’s pressing policy issues that affect roofing businesses. After a day of listening to NRCA members’ concerns, representatives on Capitol Hill are left with a deeper respect and appreciation for the roofing industry and its important role of providing shelter for people; we cannot afford to lose this momentum.

NRCA needs your help to continue its work and make sure ROOFPAC-supported lawmakers return to Congress. In this crucial election year, the importance of our advocacy efforts cannot be overstated. The advocacy team has made significant progress in addressing workforce shortages, advancing pro-growth tax policy and obtaining more funding for career and technical education. ROOFPAC strategically deploys your contributions throughout each election year.

During the 2021-22 election cycle, ROOFPAC raised $424,000 with a 94% success rate for ROOFPAC-supported candidates winning their elections, reinforcing the industry’s influence on Capitol Hill. To continue strengthening ROOFPAC, NRCA offers multiple ways to get involved: You can join one of ROOFPAC’s elite donor clubs, contribute via an online platform and attend exclusive networking events like the ROOFPAC reception and live auction held during NRCA’s annual convention at the International Roofing Expo.®

During this year’s annual convention held during the 2024 IRE in Las Vegas, NRCA again partnered with National Women in Roofing to host “An Elegant Extravaganza on the Strip” to benefit ROOFPAC. More than 225 supporters gathered at the swanky Eight Cigar Lounge to enjoy signature bourbon cocktails, delicious hors d’ouevres and a spirited live auction. Attendees made new friends and bid on luxury vacations, customized suit jackets, handmade copperwork, a customized quilt commemorating American history, live lobster delivery for a year and a unique opportunity to give back to a Ronald McDonald House.

NRCA also held its popular ROOFPAC silent auction at IRE, displaying many prizes on the trade show floor, including jewelry, vacations, electronics, luggage, designer handbags and an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to honor the roofing industry’s effect on our communities. Thanks to generous donors, these two events raised more than $70,000 for ROOFPAC! NRCA is incredibly grateful to our sponsors who help underwrite these events so 100% of the proceeds directly support pro-business candidates for Congress. If you were unable to attend, you can still donate online at

NRCA members can personally contribute up to the annual legal limit of $5,000, but no amount is too small. Three donor club levels offer benefits and recognition: Emerging Leaders Club ($250), Capitol Hill Club ($1,000) and Political Insiders Council ($5,000). Whether you give $5 or set up a monthly or quarterly donation, each dollar furthers the advocacy efforts NRCA’s Washington, D.C., team is doing on your behalf. To put it in perspective, if one individual from every NRCA member company donated $50 annually, ROOFPAC would raise an additional $360,000 per election cycle, which would tremendously catapult our efforts.

You also can support these efforts by building relationships with representatives in your hometown. Your representatives want to see your place of business, meet your employees and don a hard hat to witness the professionalism of our industry firsthand—especially in an election year. Reach out to your local representative or contact NRCA’s Washington, D.C., office; we are here to provide guidance and help you connect with members of Congress. We are your resource in Washington, D.C., and stand ready to work together to move the industry forward.

TERI DORN is NRCA’s director of political affairs.

ROOFPAC is the federally registered political action committee of NRCA, and contributions will be used for political purposes. Contributions to ROOFPAC are not tax-deductible and the name, address, occupation and employer’s name of individuals whose contributions exceed $200 during a calendar year will be reported to the Federal Election Commission. Contributions are voluntary, and you have the right to refuse to contribute without any reprisal.


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