Category Archives: Association News and Events

The AED Foundation welcomes Cory Hayes as vice president of operations

The AED Foundation welcomes Cory Hayes as vice president of operations

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) recently hired Cory Hayes as vice president of operations for The AED Foundation. The AED Board of Directors has recommended an effort to aggressively increase focus on the workforce skills gap challenge facing the industry. The continued development of The AED Foundation’s accredited diesel technician footprint remains a top priority to […]

Statement from ARTBA Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., about California Voter Rejection of Prop. 6

Statement from ARTBA Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., about California Voter Rejection of Prop. 6

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., released the following statement regarding California voter rejection of Proposition 6 on Nov. 7, 2018. “By soundly rejecting Proposition 6 and re-electing 95 percent of the state legislators who voted in 2017 to increase the state […]

ARTBA announces 2018-19 officers at national convention in New York

ARTBA announces 2018-19 officers at national convention in New York

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2018-2019 officers during an Oct. 1 annual business meeting at the association’s national convention in New York City.

Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety

Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety

Embracing ARTBA Foundation’s ANSI-endorsed certification program for transportation project decision makers WASHINGTON, DC — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has made a major commitment toward improving safety in and around the state’s roadway construction work zones.  The agency has become the first in the nation to help hundreds of its employees earn the “Safety Certification for Transportation […]

Jeanneret Named ARTBA Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Jeanneret Named ARTBA Executive Vice President  & Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, DC – Matthew J. Jeanneret has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective Nov. 1.