The Texas Project Award Program began in 1987 when Raymond Stotzer, Engineer-Director of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, and Tom Johnson teamed up to implement this award program to recognize department and contractor project personnel who work together to produce successful, high quality projects through difficult circumstances.
A record 420 folks attended the 7th Annual Executive Safety Conference at the Palmer Event Center, with 25 Award Recipients of t he first ever Texas Bluebonnet Safety Awards. Eleven were also recognized with the National AGC Safety Award as well. The t heme for t his year ’s conference was “Mission Zero: Leading the Charge.” Luncheon speakers included AGC President Chad Clark and TxDOT Director of District Operations Randy Hopmann.
It's a beautiful Texas spring day, and Madison Inge sits under the big top tent, laserfocused on the dozens of door prize tickets organized in front of her. She is listening intently to the winning numbers at the AGC DFW Future Leaders Fifth Annual PAC Spring Fling and Shrimp Boil. When asked what she put her tickets in for, her concentration doesn’t waver. “She’s really into this,” laughs her dad, Travis Inge, senior vice president of corporate banking at Frost. Madison, 7, has her heart—and all her attention—set on winning a $400 gift certificate to Great Wolf Lodge, the big prize in an assortment of other raffle opportunities.
Nearly 300 AGC members, family and state officials made the annual Management Conference another memory-maker: fortifying personal relationships, learning about Texas politics and industry issues, and absorbing Charleston, South Carolina’s southern charm and early American history. The (June 10-13) conference was a destination playground for all attendees and again amplified the event as a family retreat with a “kid-friendly” atmosphere.