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An extension of your team, our staff stand ready to serve on important issues ranging from advocacy, engineering, and health and safety to sustainability and workforce development.

Mitch Baldwin
Director, Government Affairs
Nile Elam, MBA
Vice President, Government Affairs
Estefany E. Escoto
HR Generalist/Office Coordinator
Jean-Paul Fort
Director, Pavement Engineering & Innovation
Brittyn Heisler
APA Deployment Manager
Ty Johnson
Content Strategist & Managing Editor
Kate Lancaster
Marketing Specialist
Dave Lucas
Staff Accountant
Ester C. Magorka, MBA, CAE
Senior Vice President, Industry Promotion & Membership
Howard Marks, Ph.D., J.D., MPH
Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety
Carol Metzger
Manager, Membership & Database
Stephanie Millard
Director, Financial Reporting
Ann Marie B. Penaranda
Administrative Assistant, Engineering, Research, & Technology
R. Buzz Powell, Ph.D., P.E.
APA Technical Director
Melanie S. Richardson
Vice President, Finance & Operations
Bill Rowan
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
W. Reed Ryan
APA Executive Director
Raven Seth
Awards & Diamond Coordinator
Kimberly Sumner
Senior Director, Meetings & Education
Kim Williams
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Brett Williams
Senior Director, Engineering & Technical Services
J. Richard Willis, Ph.D.
Vice President, Engineering, Research, & Technology