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NEBRASKA CONCRETE & AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION
celebrates 50 years!
Submitted by: Jereme Montgomery, Executive Director, NC&AA
A successful 50th Annual Convention of the NC&AA ended with the election of a full slate of officers for the coming year. The convention was held February 19th and 20th in downtown Omaha, Nebraska.
The new president of the association is Brian Engle, Paulsen
Inc., Cozad, Nebraska. Kearney Crete & Block, officers are: Paul Kostal,
He succeeds Wes Cunningham, Kearney, Nebraska. Other new Vice President, Beatrice Concrete
Beatrice Nebraska and Kirk Havranek, Secretary/ Nebco incorporated, Lincoln Nebraska.
Other Directors are: Scott Hooker, Dwight Williams, Cody Harris, Rich Ray, Ernie Peterson, Mike Willman, Craig Neemann, Scott Delgado, Norm Nelson, Dave Brakenhoff, Max Mumford, and Rick Follmer.
The 50th Annual Convention was termed the most successful by those who attended. The two day program featured various industry speakers, motivational speakers, and economists. Outside of general sessions were activities such as; past president’s dinner, spouse program, and a dinner banquet. The closing luncheon featured a speech by National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s Executive Director, Robert Garbini.
“The strength of our association is membership participation. 50 years ago, we started with as under 40 members, now we have over 125 members. This association has always prided itself with member support.”
Nebraska Chapter ACI Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
February 10, 2009
Attending: (12) Irwin, Wobken, Gerdes, Busboom, Mueller, DeLorm, Montgomery, Biggs, Schmidt, Lane, Luth, and Menard
Meeting Commenced: 7:35 a.m.
Opening Remarks: Recognition of Anti-Trust Statement under which meeting conducted. Make sure Joe Menard and Aaron Luth receive a copy of the Anti-Trust Statement.
Dale Mueller ACI NE Chapter Secretary
Approval of Past Minutes: Reviewed January 13, 2009 minutes. A motion was made, seconded to approve the January 13, 2009 minutes.
Treasurer’s Report (Willman): Balance Sheet, Income Statement Budget vs. Actual, Income Statement, Summary of Itemized Income Accounts, Summary of Itemized Expense Accounts, and Budget Overview were handed out for review by the Officers and Board of Directors. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the financial reports as presented.
Executive Secretary (DeLorm): Richard DeLorm informed the Board that there was a problem with mailing the directory. Post Office indicated that the address was affixed incorrectly which caused and slight increase in the cost of mailing. Also, some directories were returned because of change of address. Those addresses will be researched for correctness and mailed again.
Awards (Biggs, Schmidt, Montgomery): No Report
Education (Mueller/DeLorm): DeLorm reported that there was good success at the banquet concerning the presentation of the scholarships to the award recipients. Need certificates of ACI Nebraska Chapter memberships
for the students.
Libraries (Montgomery): Changes will be made to the libraries to make them user friendly and put some items on the website. Jeremy will submit request forms for new publications and put a statement in the newsletter about where the libraries are located.
For More MEETING MINUTES. . . see page 7