黄动漫网站To achieve broad industry goals, we sometimes need to reach beyond the boundaries of individual companies and organizations to be part of something larger. Industry-wide action on government affairs, promotion and research lifts the entire construction community while building on and complementing Lehigh Hanson initiatives.

Ultimately, our success depends on partnerships with customers and other segments of the construction industry. To that end, Lehigh Hanson supports and actively participates in a wide range of industry trade groups and associations.

National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA)

黄动漫网站The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. NSSGA advances public policies that protect and expand the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates that build America’s infrastructure and economy.

Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Board of Directors – Chris Ward, President and CEO, Glenn Heller, President, South Region President, and Ron Kurpiel, Vice President and General Manager, Western Pennsylvania


Portland Cement Association (PCA)

黄动漫网站Portland Cement Association represents cement companies on policy, research, education and market intelligence issues. PCA promotes safety, sustainability, and innovation in all aspects of construction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturing and supports economic growth and sound infrastructure investment.

Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Executive Committee and Board of Directors - Chris Ward, President and CEO
  • Board of Directors and Co-Chair of Government Affairs Council - Tom Chizmadia, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Communications
  • Board of Directors and Co-Chair of Market Development Council - Alex Car, President, Northeast Region


Cement Association of Canada (CAC)

The Cement Association of Canada represents the Canadian cement industry. CAC strives to maintain a sustainable industry as well as promote and enhance the economic, environmental and societal benefits of building with concrete. The six members of CAC manufacture 100% of the cement produced in Canada. 

Lehigh Hanson leadership:
• Board of Directors – Chris Ward, President and CEO (Past Chair)
• Board of Directors – Alex Car, President, Northeast Region (Past Chair)
• Markets & Technical Affairs Committee – Chris McQuarrie, Area Sales Manager 


National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA)

The mission of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice. We are actively supporting the Build With Strength program.

Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Board of Directors – Chris Ward, President and CEO
  • Board of Directors – Steve Wild, Vice President/General Manager, Campbell Concrete
  • Promotion Committee – Ryan Jacoby, Vice President/General Manager, Hanson Aggregates, Arizona


American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

The American Concrete Pavement Association advances all aspects of the design, construction and preservation of concrete pavements. ACPA supports research, promotion and government affairs initiatives and provides engineering expertise, design tools, pavement specifications, and education to members and agencies.

黄动漫网站Lehigh Hanson leadership: Lori Tiefenthaler, Senior Director of Marketing (Past Chair), Toby Knott, Vice President, Cement, North Central 


Concrete Canada

Concrete Canada (formerly Canadian Ready Mixed Concrete Association CRMCA)

Concrete Canada is a non-profit association established in 1981 to represent federally legislated issues impacting the ready mixed concrete industry. Concrete Canada is an association whose membership comprises each of Canada’s provincial/regional ready mixed concrete associations and national cement industry. 

Lehigh Hanson is proud to be active members of several of the provincial ready mixed concrete associations. 


  • Atlantic Concrete Association (ACA)
  • Association béton Québec (ABQ)
  • Concrete Ontario (RMCAO)  
  • Concrete Manitoba (MRMCA)
  • Concrete Saskatchewan  (SRMCA)
  • Concrete Alberta (ARMCA)
  • Concrete BC (BCRMCA) - Lehigh Hanson Leadership: Rob Slarks (BOD) and Doug Lum
  • Cement Association of Canada

National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)

The National Asphalt Pavement Association represents asphalt producers and paving contractors with Congress, government agencies, and other national organizations. NAPA supports research to improve the quality of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities.

黄动漫网站Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Board of Directors – Chris Hobby, Sr. VP/GM Materials Northeast


Associated General Contractors (AGC)

The Associated General Contractors of America is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including more than 6,500 general contractors, and 9,000 specialty firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC through local chapters.

黄动漫网站Lehigh Hanson leadership: Stan Dacus, Vice President, Hanson Aggregates, South Region


Slag Cement Association (SCA)

黄动漫网站The Slag Cement Association serves as the leading source of knowledge for slag cement and slag blended cements through promotion, education and technology development. SCA communicates the performance and environmental benefits of these cementitious materials through the support and participation of its members.

Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Board of Directors and Vice Chair - Lori Tiefenthaler, Senior Director of Marketing
  • Marketing Committee - Gordon McLellan, Technical Manager


National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA)

The National Concrete Masonry Association represents producers and suppliers of concrete masonry products, including concrete block, manufactured stone veneer, segmental retaining walls and articulating concrete block. NCMA advances industry interests through promotion, education, research and government relations. The NCMA Solutions Center offers TEK documents, building codes and specifications: .

Lehigh Hanson leadership: Associates Committee - Grady Gunn


Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute is the technical institute and trade association for the precast/prestressed concrete structures industry. As a technical institute, PCI develops, maintains and disseminates the Body of Knowledge for the design, fabrication and erection of precast concrete structures and systems.

Lehigh Hanson leadership: Associate Member and regular exhibitor at The Precast Show


American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA)

The American Concrete Pipe Association is the voice of the concrete pipe industry in all matters affecting the industry’s welfare. ACPA members contribute to the improvement of our environment by producing quality concrete pipe, engineered to provide a lasting and economical solution to drainage and pollution problems.

Lehigh Hanson leadership: Board of Directors - Jamie Tremain, Vice President & General Manager, Inland/Ocean Pipe


Ready Mixed Concrete Education Foundation (RMC-F)

黄动漫网站The Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education Foundation funds programs to improve quality, sustainability and professionalism in the ready mixed concrete industry. Initiatives address research and innovation, workforce safety, education and the quality of concrete and concrete construction.

Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Chairman of Board of Trustees - Alex Car, President, Northeast Region
  • MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Industry Advisory Committee - Tom Chizmadia, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications


Concrete Industry Management (CIM)

黄动漫网站Recognizing the need for technical, communication and management skills, the Concrete Industry Management program was developed in 1996 at Middle Tennessee State University. Since then, the program has expanded to the New Jersey Institute of Technology, California State University and Texas State University.

Lehigh Hanson leadership:

  • Board of Directors: Aaron Snowdon, Sr. IT Manager 


National Concrete Pavement Technical Center (CP Tech)

The National Concrete Pavement Technology Center at Iowa State University is a national hub for concrete pavement research and technology transfer. The Center was founded in 2000 and has been instrumental in developing and advancing the nation's strategic plan for concrete pavement research, The CP Road Map.

Lehigh Hanson leadership: Participation on Advisory Committee


American Concrete Institute (ACI)

The American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational and training, and certification programs for concrete design, construction and materials.

Lehigh Hanson leadership: Lehigh Hanson leadership: Sustaining member and active on several committees


Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)

The Deep Foundations Institute is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. DFI creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations.

Lehigh Hanson leadership: Member


Asphalt Recycling & Reclaiming Association (ARRA)

The Asphalt Recycling & Reclaiming Association is the independent voice of the pavement recycling and reclaiming industry. ARRA develops new programs, strategies and funding not only to improve the technological side of the industry but also to increase the market share for recycled asphalt.

黄动漫网站Lehigh Hanson leadership: Member


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Canada Green Building Council (CGBC)

黄动漫网站The U.S. Green Building Council is a not-for-profit, national organization committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the leading green building rating system, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide.

The Canada Green Building Council is a not-for-profit, national organization that has been working since 2002 to advance green building and sustainable community development practices in Canada. The CaGBC is the license holder for the LEED green building rating system in Canada and supports the WELL Building Standard and GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) in Canada.

黄动漫网站Lehigh Hanson leadership: Member


Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC)

黄动漫网站The Wildlife Habitat Council promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on corporate lands through partnerships and education. The company utilizes WHC’s consulting services, has properties undergoing the organization’s certification program, and WHC President Margaret O’Gorman served as an external jury member for the company’s Quarry Life Award program. 

Lehigh Hanson Leadership:

  • Board Member: Tom Chizmadia, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications



distributes economic and technical data on surface transportation issues. By generating traditional and social media news coverage, TRIP informs and promotes policies that improve the movement of goods and people, make surface travel safer, and enhance economic development and productivity. The organization’s research on transportation safety and infrastructure conditions is used and valued by federal, state and local transportation agencies, as well as by businesses and trade associations.

黄动漫网站Lehigh Hanson Leadership:

  • Board Member: Tom Chizmadia, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications