AASHTO elects new president, Workforce and funding are top priorities

September 25th, 2018

The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) elected Carlos Braceras P.E., executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation, to serve as its new president and Missouri DOT Director Patrick McKenna as its vice president. “I’m honored and inspired to accept the role of AASHTO president during […]

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AASHTO directors choose Tymon as executive director

September 24th, 2018

The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) selected James J. Tymon as the sixth executive director of AASHTO during the association's annual board of directors meeting in Atlanta, Ga., Sep. 24. Tymon, who is AASHTO’s chief operating officer and director of policy and management, joined the association in […]

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ARTBA accepting nominations for women leaders in transportation design and construction awards

July 28th, 2017

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is accepting nominations for the Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards until August 4, 2017. ARTBA established the awards program to recognize and honor extraordinary efforts of individuals, companies and public agencies that have demonstrated leadership and dedication to innovation in the transportation design construction […]

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IECA names Sharan Wilson new executive director

January 25th, 2016

The Denver-based International Erosion Control Association (IECA) announced in a Jan. 22 press release that Sharan Wilson has been named its new executive director. She replaces Russ Adsit, who departed last year after nearly eight years as the IECA executive director. The release noted that Wilson has more than 20 years of senior level leadership […]

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Jerry DiMaggio receives ASCE’s OPAL Award

January 18th, 2016

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) issued a press release Jan. 14 naming Jerry A. DiMaggio as one of its 2016 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) leadership award winners. Currently a principal engineer at Applied Research Associates Inc., DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, is being honored for his work in government. A Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) […]

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