Maritime Branch

Gary Hamilton, RRC is an Ontario Chapter Director and is the Maritime Branch Liaison. Gary’s contact information is below:

Gary H. Hamilton, P.Eng. RRC, RRO

Technical Manager
New Brunswick Roofing Contractors Association (NBRCA) and 
Master Roofers Guarantee of New Brunswick (MRGNB)
24 Coburg Street (E2L 3J5), PO Box 7242, Saint John, NB, E2L 4S6 
Phone: (506) 652-7003
Fax: (506) 696-0380
Mobile: (506) 647-1978
Email:. ghamilton@nbrca.ca

Gary’s family first became involved in the roofing industry in 1876 after the Great Saint John fire, so his involvement in the industry has been lifelong. Gary started with the family roofing contracting business in the summer of 1967 and established Roofspek Limited, a roof consulting practice in 1978. He joined Jacques Whitford Ltd., a maritime based Engineering firm in 2002; Jacques Whitford was subsequently purchased by Stantec Consulting. Gary joined the MRGNB in February 2011.

National Capital Branch

Robert Venasse is the National Capital Branch Liaison and his contact information is below:

Robert Venasse, P.Eng.

Vice-President
BTC Group
2285 St-Laurent Blvd, Unit A4, Ottawa, Ontario, K1G4Z4
Phone: (613) 232-1922 x228
Main: (613)883-4663 
Fax: (613)232-1929
Email: rvenasse@btcgroup.ca

After graduating from university in 1989, Robert joined an engineering firm specializing in concrete restoration. After 5 years, Robert was allowed up onto a roof and joined Soprema, where he started as a technical sales rep and eventually was in charge of Technical, R&D and business development for Canada and China. In 2009, Robert became a partner at BTC Group, and is now dedicated to Building Envelope and Roofing Maintenance and Repair for clients with properties across Canada and in the Caribbean. After years of actively participating in RCI social events for years, Robert has recently decided to take on a larger role with the RCI branch in Ottawa.