News Release                                                                             Dec. 27, 2018

La. Good Roads elects board members, officers

BATON ROUGE -    The  Louisiana Good Roads and Transportation Association   elected board members and officers for 2019 at  its annual meeting on December 6.

Officers include President Kenneth Perret, a retired administrator with the Federal Highway Administration and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development;  Senior Vice President J. Don Weathers, retired executive director of the Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association; Vice President Gordon Nelson, project manager for Volkert, Inc.; and Secretary/Treasurer Ken Naquin, CEO of Louisiana Associated General Contractors. 

Three new board members were elected - Doreen Brasseaux, president and CEO of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana; Jennifer Marusak, executive director of the Ports Association of Louisiana; and D. Chance McNeely, executive director of the Louisiana Motor Transport Association.

Other directors re-elected for 2019 include Chris Abadie of Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel Company; Gen. John Basilica of HNTB; Janet L. Evans of Volkert, Inc.; Courtney Fenet of R.E. Heidt Construction; Brin Ferlito of Vectura  Consulting Services, LLC ; Rhaoul A. Guillaume of GOTECH, Inc.; Steve Hackworth of D&J Construction; Shelby P. LaSalle Jr., of the American Public Works Association; Sherri LeBas of GEC; Lew Love of BLD Services; Roger Melancon of RDM Consulting; Erich Ponti, executive director of the Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association; Bob Schmidt of Huval and Associates; Bill Temple of Concrete and Aggregates Association of Louisiana; 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 well-financed transportation system that will provide safe and convenient travel for Louisiana citizens and economic opportunities for Louisiana businesses.

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