The ACPA Chapter/States, along with ACPA staff, and members of ACPA’s Board met on May 15 and 16. In addition to discussing timely issues, the semi-annual Chapter Committee meeting also included presentations from ACPA staff, the Concrete Sustainability Hub at MIT, and the CP Tech Center, as well as an update on the ACPA Emerging Leaders Group activities.
The mid-year meeting is an opportunity for group of Chapter/State paving executives and promoters to share ideas among their peers and other industry colleagues. The meeting is also an early and important step in ACPA national’s annual planning process.
In addition to discussions about technical, public policy, and promotional topics, there was also time to relax and enjoy old and new friendships, as well as golf, fishing, and other recreational activities.
Committee Chairman Jim Powell (Northwest Chapter) hosted the event at the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA. Chairman Chuck Niederriter (Golden Triangle Construction), Vice Chairman Jim Mack (CEMEX), Past Chairperson Lori Tiefenthaler (Lehigh Hanson) also participated in the meeting, as did Jeremy Gregory, CSHub at MIT, Gordon Smith (CP Tech Center), and John Roberts (IGGA/ACPA Pavement Preservation Partnership). Bill Larson (CalPortland Cement), current Chairman of the Northwest Chapter, also participated in the meeting.