Derrick Dickey Luncheon October 27, 2016
The Commerce Club, Atlanta, GA
On Oct 27th, GCAA hosted a roundtable luncheon with Mr. Derrick Dickey, Chief of Staff to Senator David Perdue. Mr. Dickey gave an overview of Senators Perdue’s positions on various issues facing our state and our country as well as the senators commitment to look at long term solutions to funding highways and infrastructure in the USA. Senator Perdue served as a surrogate for President-elect Trump during the 2016 election cycle. His relationship with Mr. Trump will be an asset to Georgia.
GCAA member companies attending the luncheon include: Oldcastle, Vulcan, Martin Marietta, Bluegrass and Georgia Power. Josh Waller from GDOT and members of the Ga Ready Mix Concrete Association also attended.
11th Annual Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference November 2 - 4, 2016
Sam Pierce Patricia Silvey
GCAA and many of our member companies participated in the 11th Annual SE U.S. Mining Safety and Health Conference in Birmingham, AL. This conference draws hundreds of mine safety workers from the southeast to learn more about better ways to better protect miners. Speakers included Sam Pierce, District Manager, MSHA Metal & Non Metal, SE District and Patricia Silvey, Department Assistant Secretary for Operations.
Click HERE for meeting agenda.
Click HERE for MSHA Certificate Memoradum
GTA Transportation Forums with Congressman Rob Woodall
Columbus Meeting - Ralph King, Columbus Quarry Augusta Meeting at Martin Marietta Materials
The GA Transportation Alliance hosted several meetings around the State recently. Congressman Rob Woodall, Georgia’s member of the United States House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, shared his experience during the first year of membership on the committee. Congressman Woodall highlighted the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, and several other federal issues and the difference they are making in your community. He conclude with a Q&A session along with a representative from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
GCAA (Jeff Wansley and Terry Mathews) participated in the Georgia Chamber Government Affairs Council meeting this week. The two day conference was held to confirm the business communities 2017 legislative agenda. We heard from leaders from the Georgia legislature including: Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsart and Senator Brandon Beach as well as House Majority Leader, Representative Jon Burns. Several new elected representatives and senators attended the Tuesday evening dinner.
- November 30, 2016 2016 Transportation Summit, Athens, GA
- December 7, 2016 GCAA Winter Board Luncheon, Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, GA
- January 24, 2017 Joint Transportation Industry Legislative Reception, Commerce Club - Feb. 27 - March 1, 2017 GCAA Management Workshop, Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA
- March 23 - 24, 2017 CEFGA CareerExpo, GA International Convention Ctr. College Park
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