Rene Dupuis, president of Structural Research, Inc., was named the recipient of the J.A. Piper Award during the 121st annual convention of the National Roofing Contractors Association in February 2008.
Dupuis has been an NRCA member since 1983. He has served on the Architect/Engineer/Consultant Advisory Committee, Factory Mutual Contractor Approval Standard TF Committee and Spray Polyurethane Foam Committee. Additionally, he has served as an NRCA Gold Circle Award judge since 1997.
First presented in 1948, the J.A. Piper Award is named for former NRCA President Joseph A. Piper, whose extraordinary efforts kept the association alive during the Great Depression. (Source: http://www.nrca.net/rp/news/details.aspx?id=1609)
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