About Us

    Virginia's Voice for Roofing Professionals


    The Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals is a trade organization comprised of roofing and related industry professionals. It is a non-partisan, non-profit organization supported by voluntary membership dues. The Association's mission is to promote the roofing industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia through education and advocacy and to promote high business and ethical standards.

    The Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals was created by the roofing industry, for the roofing industry. In today’s world, you can’t go it alone—and you shouldn’t. Join the growing ranks of VARP today for a stronger tomorrow. Fill out our online application.

    Who Is Eligible?

    Roofing Professionals

    Contractors, Suppliers, Manufacturers & Reps, Engineers, Consultants, or anyone that manufactures and/or sells roofing and waterproofing products and/or services shall be eligible for membership upon application submission and payment of dues as provided in the By-Laws.


    Any person, firm or corporation not otherwise eligible for membership as a Roofign Professional shall be eligible for Associate membership, with no voting privileges. They can become eligible for membership upon written application submission and payment of dues.

    If you have any questions about membership eligibility, please contact the VARP office at (804) 442-2522.



    Professional Resources

    Recognized Standard of Excellence: All Association members are vetted by the Board of Directors before they can join the organization. VARP membership conveys professionalism.

    Professional Development (Mentoring): Opportunities to exchange ideas and information through networking at meetings and conferences with a diverse group of members.

    Professional Business Resources: Clearinghouse of associated professional business services, including insurance contacts (liability, workers comp, health), financial planners and attorneys.

    Online Membership Directory: The Association’s Member Directory of all members in good standing, available on-line.


    Representation: A single, strong voice at the state level seeking more favorable laws and regulations for those in the roofing profession.

    Education & Training

    Technical Training and Education: Programs tailored to meet the current needs of the membership.

    • Safety programs including Fall Protection and Torch Safety classes.

    • Roofer Training Program - VARP administers a ProCert prep class for roofing employees at Tidewater Community College with plans to expand statewide in the near future.


    Annual Summer Convention: The Annual Summer Convention allows members and guests to enjoy a family-oriented convention each Summer. Attendees have the opportunity to exchange ideas and information through networking, socializing with old and new friends and enjoying the many recreational activities and social events with their families…

    Regional Events: Regional networking events, including informal happy hours and ‘lunch and learn’ programs, provide opportunities for members to network and socialize with their fellow roofing professionals. Annual sponsors allow us to provide complimentary drinks and appetizers to attendees.

    Apply for membership today!