Birdsall Takes Helm as New President of FP2 Inc.

Rod Birdsall, P.E. is the new president of FP2 Inc. for a two-year term. He succeeds Mike Buckingham, principal of Buckingham Consulting, LLC.

Birdsall is a consultant to All States Materials Group, Sunderland, MA, and was graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of New York.

He has served on FP2’s board of directors, is a member of TRB Committee AHD 20 – Pavement Maintenance, a friend of TRB Committee AHD 18 – Pavement Preservation, a friend of the FHWA Pavement Preservation Expert Task Group (ETG), friend of the Asphalt Emulsion Task Group, and industry co-chair of the Northeast Pavement Preservation Partnership.

He has over 40 years’ experience in asphalt and highway materials and construction including technical, engineering, operations, marketing, market development and upper management.

He currently works with All States Materials Group as a consultant for technical marketing, materials and product development. He has done many presentations on asphalt materials and their uses including asphalt rubber mixes, stress-absorbing membranes (SAMs) and stress absorbing membrane interlayers (SAMIs) and their performance, pavement preservation and field applications of asphalt materials.

In addition, he’s a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Association of Asphalt Pavement Technologists (AAPT).