AGC of Texas leaders present a contribution of $110,000 to The Road Information Program (TRIP) during AGC of America’s 2019 National Chapter Leadership Conference. The annual conference was held in September in Washington, D.C.
Founded in 1971, TRIP is a private, nonprofit organization that researches, evaluates, and distributes economic and technical data on surface transportation issues. By generating traditional and social media news coverage, TRIP informs and promotes policies that support transportation growth.
(Left to Right) AGC of America Senior Vice President Bob Lanham, AGC of Texas President-Elect Robert Adamson, TRIP Executive Director Will Wilkins, and AGC of Texas President Trey Pebley gather onstage to present the check, underscoring the importance of their support. With this contribution, The Chapter has contributed more than $3 million to TRIP and the work they do for sound transportation policy.
Derek Angel (Angel Brothers), Kal Kincaid (Beaumont Area Chair with Gulf Coast, a CRH Company, Don Smith (Newly Appointed District Engineer Beaumont, TxDOT), and Tucker Ferguson (former Beaumont District Engineer now Austin District Engineer, TxDOT).
Bill Snead with Texas Crushed Stone and Doug Pitcock, Williams Brothers Construction at the Houston Area Luncheon.
Houston District Engineer Quincy Allen speaks for the last time in his DE capacity at the Houston Area Luncheon. Quincy was selected to replace Randy Hopmann as the department’s director of District Operations, effective October 1.
The Chapter’s Nominating Committee, made up of the seven most recent, active past presidents of the Chapter, review member nominations for the opening spots on the Board of Directors. The committee is also charged with reviewing nominations for life membership.
(L to R clockwise) Seth Schulgen, Jeff Smith, Johnny Weisman, Roger Albert, Joe Forshage, Doug Walterscheid, Chad Clark, and Jennifer Woodard. Not yet a past president, 2019 President Trey Pebley listens intently to the committee review. (Not pictured Dean Word, III)
Clayton Utkov of Andrews Myers launches the first class of AGC Prime Time San Antonio, a member-led, advanced course created to expand capacity of DBEs working for TxDOT. The course kicked off October 3 with Andrew Scott (Andrews Myers) presenting on Legal Contracting Issues and Beth Adler (Zurich Surety) on Bonding and Insurance. Fourteen DBE subcontractors are signed up to take the course, which meets throughout October.
Paris Area Chairman Dustin Lennon discusses signage requirements and other safety and efficiency concerns at the Paris Quarterly Meeting at Richard Drake’s ranch. (L to R) Paris Director of Construction Chad England, P.E., Dustin Lennon, and Paris District Engineer Noel Paramanantham, P.E.
Paris Area members gather on a humid but beautiful day to support the area PAC at the Paris Quarterly Meeting and Skeet Shoot. Members enjoyed a brief meeting at Richard Drake’s ranch, followed by a fried fish lunch and the skeet shoot.
Senator Nichols (Chairman if the Senate Committee on Transportation) addresses the AGC Public Affairs Committee about the importance of transportation infrastructure in Texas and the role AGC members play in the economic success of this state.