RCI Foundation Board of Directors 
Left to right: (Back row) Rick Gardner, Sid Hankins, III, David Hawn, James Mollenhoff, Albert Duywn, James Birdsong, Ralph Paroli, Tara Wilson
(Front Row): Mike Blanchette, Joe Hale, Helene Hardy Pierce, Marc Allaire, Walt Rossiter
Not Pictured:  Robert Elsdon, Andre Desjarlais, Lionel van der Walt

The RCI Foundation directors represent construction professionals engaged in consulting, design, education, manufacturing, research, and industry standards. The RCI Foundation board is responsible for raising and allocating funds for programs and projects that meet the RCI Foundation mission as well as identifying educational and research opportunities.


Joe Hale, FRCI – Chairman
HDH Associates

Helene Hardy Pierce, FRCI - Secretary
GAF Materials Corporation

Mike Blanchette, FRCI, RRC, RR
O – Emeritus Member
Amtech Building Sciences, Inc.

Andre Desjarlais
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Albert J. Duwyn, FRCI, RRC
IRC Building Sciences Group

Robert J. Elsdon, FRCI, RRO
Elsdon Consulting

David R. Hawn, FRCI, RRC, CEM
Dedicated Roof & Hydro-Solutions LLC

James Mollenhoff

Ralph Paroli
National Research Council of Canada, Measurement Science and Standards

Walter Rossiter Jr.
WJ Rossiter & Associates

Sid Hankins, III, FRCI, RRC, AIA
Roof Design and Consulting Services, Inc.

Marc Allaire
North 49 Sales Agency, Inc.

Lionel van der Walt – Chief Executive Officer
RCI, Inc.
1500 Sunday Dr., Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27607
E-mail: lvanderwalt@rci-online.org