News Release                                                                             Dec. 13, 2016

Good Roads re-elects Perret as president

BATON ROUGE, La. -  The Louisiana Good Roads and Transportation Association   Board of Directors re-elected Kenneth Perret as president for 2017 during its annual meeting recently.

Kenneth Perret
Perret, who has served as LGRTA president since 2010, is a retired administrator with the Federal Highway  Administration and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and he also serves as a commissioner for Baton Rouge's Capital Area Transit System. Perret and the other Good Roads officers were unanimously re-elected at the group's annual meeting on December 1.
 
Officers for 2016 include Senior Vice President J. Don Weathers, retired executive director of the Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association; Vice President Gordon Nelson, Baton Rouge operations leader for Fenstermaker; and Secretary/Treasurer Ken Naquin, CEO of Louisiana Associated General Contractors. 

Good Roads directors elected for 2017 include Joseph Accardo, of the Ports Association of Louisiana; Gen. John Basilica of HNTB; Juba Diez of Volkert, Inc.; Janet L. Evans of Volkert, Inc.; Courtney Fenet of R.E. Heidt Construction; Brin Ferlito of Vectura  Consulting Services, LLC ; Steve Hackworth of D&J Construction; Shelby P. LaSalle Jr., of the APWA; Sherri LeBas Firnberg of GEC; Lew Love of BLD Services; Roger Melancon of RDM Consulting; Daniel E. Mobley of ACEC of Louisiana; Dr. Kam Movassaghi, former DOTD secretary; Erich Ponti, executive director of the Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association; Bob Schmidt of AECOM; Tony Sussmann, FHWA (retired); Willie Taylor, retired DOTD; Bill Temple of CAAL; Ann Forte Trappey of Forte and Tablada; and Gard Wayt of the International I-49 Coalition.

About Good Roads...
The Louisiana Good Roads and Transportation Association is a non-profit organization of more than 500 people and companies throughout Louisiana. Good Roads is dedicated to promoting the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a sufficiently financed transportation system that will provide safe and convenient travel for Louisiana citizens and economic opportunities for Louisiana businesses.

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