Moderator: James Kirby, AIA, Associate Executive Director, Technical Communications
James R. Kirby, AIA, Associate Executive Director, Technical Communications, NRCA, holds a bachelors of science degree in architectural studies and a masters of architecture (structures option) degree from University of Illinois. He is a licensed architect in Illinois. Before joining NRCA, he was employed by a nationally recognized architectural and engineering consulting firm. He is responsible for communicating and ensuring continuity of NRCA's technical policies throughout the roofing industry. Kirby is responsible for NRCA's PV Committee and sustainability activities. He provides technical review and editorial support to Professional Roofing magazine and NRCA's education and risk management and government relations departments. Jim is a professional member of ASTM International, AIA, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, ICC and USGBC--Chicago Chapter.