ARTBA Elects 2011-12 Officers

WASHINGTON - The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2011-2012 officers.  The following individuals were elected at the association’s national convention, held October 2-5, in Monterey, CA, as ARTBA officers:


  • Chairman: Paul Yarossi, president of HNTB Holdings, Ltd., New York, N.Y.


  • Senior Vice Chairman: Steve Wright, president, Wright Brothers Construction, Charleston, Tenn.


  • First Vice Chairman: Doug Black, CEO, Oldcastle Materials, Atlanta, Ga.


  • Northeastern Region Vice Chairman: Nick Ivanoff, president and CEO, Ammann & Whitney, New

York, N.Y.


  • Southern Region Vice Chairman: Tom Elmore, president, Eutaw Construction Company, Aberdeen, Miss.


  • Central Region Vice Chairman: Kathi Holst, senior vice president, RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Romeoville, Ill.


  • Western Region Vice Chairman: Jim Andoga, president, Austin Bridge & Road, Austin, Texas


  • Vice Chairman At-Large: Ward Nye, president and CEO of Martin Marietta Materials, Raleigh, N.C.


  • Vice Chairman At-Large: Bob Luffy, Luffy Consulting, Corapolis, Pa.


  • Vice Chairman At-Large: David S. Zachry, president and CEO, Zachry Construction Corporation, San Antonio, Texas


  • Vice Chairman At-Large: John Houle, vice president and general manager of Traffic Safety Systems Division, 3M, St. Paul, Minn.


  • Vice Chairman At-Large: Bob Close, vice president, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Orange County, Calif.


  • Vice Chairman At-Large: John Kulka, president and CEO, HRI, Inc., State College, Pa.


  • Treasurer: Tom Hill, president and CEO, Summit Materials, LLC, Washington, D.C.


ARTBA represents the U.S. transportation design and construction industry in Washington, D.C.