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PACA Thanks Our Many Volunteers

PACA would like to thank those who commit their time and sweat equity for the betterment of this Association and the industry as a whole. It is through their efforts and those of our community members that a vast majority of the work is done and decisions are made.

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If the community is within your area of expertise, is of interest to you - regardless if you are an Active (producer) member or Associate (business partner) member of the association - you should sign up to receive targeted communications, attend meetings, etc., specific to your area(s) of interest . PACA values the exchange of information, the intellectual capital and the hard work that any and all put into our communities. Also, consider the additional ability to network with your peers one-on-one.

To become involved in any of PACA's communities, sign up via the button below. If you have questions regarding any of these communities, please consult the staff liaisons assigned to each one.

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Aggregate Technical Community

Considers all matters such as specifications and uniform quality control for the improvement of aggregate production.

Chair

  • Tom Abbey, Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.

Staff Liaison

Blasting Community

Reviews current regulations at both State and Federal levels and designs action plans to deal with any new legislation or regulations.

Chair

  • Aaron Christ, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.

Staff Liaison

Concrete Promotion Community

Oversees the association’s initiatives in the area of ready mixed concrete promotion in the Commonwealth.

Leadership

  • Chair - Bob Housel, Masters Ready Mixed Concrete
  • Vice Chair - Rory McCoy, Centre Concrete Company

Staff Liaison

Concrete Technical Community

Considers all matters for the improvement of concrete production such as specifications and uniform quality control.

Leadership

  • Chair - Mark Moyer, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
  • Vice Chair - Ron Spicer, SJA Construction Inc.

Staff Liaison

Cementitious Materials Technical Community

Focuses on technical matters and improving specifications for the use of cement and supplementary cementitious materials.

Leadership

  • Chair - Jeff Hook, Lehigh Cement Company
  • Vice Chair - Shawn Kalyn, St. Mary's Cement

Staff Liaison

Environmental Community

Addresses all issues relating to regulatory requirements for the protection of our environment – air, water, land use, noise, etc.

Chair

  • Andrew Gutshall, Hanson Aggregates

Staff Liaison

Advocacy Community & PACA's Political Action Committee

Designed for those interested in state and federal issues and who wish to be the first to know about legislation that could impact industry businesses. Provides the opportunity to participate in events with state and federal policymakers and interact directly with PACA's lobbyist, Hank Butler.

Chair

  • Rod Martin, Martin Stone Quarries, Inc.

Staff Liaison

Safety & Health Community

Focuses on new and proposed regulations and legislation pertaining to occupational health/safety and mine health/safety and disseminates information on regulatory compliance and administration of health and safety programs, including training.

Leadership

  • Chair - Eric Dolan, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.

Staff Liaison

Superintendent Community

Focuses on the person who directs, supervises and oversees your operations on a daily basis. Provides education and networking opportunities in all the areas that superintendents may touch each day - community relations, environmental issues, safety and health, equipment and plant maintenance, employee relations/personnel, operations, production, procurement/budget control, quality control, etc.

Leadership

  • Co-Chair - Mike Zimmerman, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
  • Co-Chair - Dan Ridenour, Union Quarries, Inc.

Staff Liaison

Young Leaders Development Group

Designed for PACA member company employees ages 40 and under for the purpose of developing leadership skills, creating lasting relationships among industry peers and encouraging participation in the Association.

Leadership

  • Chair - Collin Bender, Conewago Ready Mix
  • Vice Chair - Brianne Hastings, Civil and Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Staff Liaison

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