CRCA announces the 2021 Frank Ladner Award recipient

The Canadian Roofing Contractors Association is pleased to announce that Howard Schlamb from Chilliwack Roofing Ltd. in Chilliwack BC is the 2021 recipient of the Frank Ladner Award. Click here to see the award presentation.

Howard served on the RCABC Board of Directors for 10 years. There he served as chair and held several committee positions that dealt with Hot Works, insurance, crew composition, sub-contracting, RoofStar Guarantee standards, technical advancement, RCABC Roofing Standards manual and many others. By virtue of these positions at RCABC, Howard also served CRCA’s National Technical Committee from 2015 to 2021 were he represented RCABC and their members.

The CRCA Frank Ladner Award recognizes a person for their technical contribution to the roofing industry. Eligible nominees will have demonstrated the quality of providing technical knowledge to the roofing industry.

The award was established in honour of CRCA’s first Technical Director, Frank Ladner to recognize his technical contribution to the Canadian roofing industry.

For more information about CRCA awards including the Frank Ladner Award, click here or contact CRCA at 800-461-2722 or

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Members of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) are the most knowledgeable roofers in Canada. We advocate for and keep our members informed on matters of national and international interest. As the voice of the Canadian roofing industry since 1960, we promote collaboration within the industry from coast to coast. We also represent and defend our members’ interests, and support them to excel in business both professionally and technically.