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It’s On! Oklahoma Concrete Pavement Conference Scheduled for June 1st & 2nd.

With Oklahoma on pace to provide Covid-19 vaccinations to every Oklahoma adult who wants one by June, OK/AR Chapter ACPA has scheduled its annual Concrete Pavement Conference for June 1st & 2nd. We are working with the hotel to ensure all necessary safety protocols are in place and will be offering a virtual option for those attendees who are still uncomfortable with in-person events.

OK/AR Chapter Elects New Board of Directors

Contractor Representatives

Luke Stovall – Weaver-Bailey Contractors

Mike Lipps – Duit Holdings

Todd Steelman – Allen Contracting

Charles Schwarz – Schwarz Paving

Scott Middleton – Sherwood Construction
Cement Representatives

Joe Bush – Plains Cement Company

Matt Wilson – Ash Grove Cement

Bob Bivens – Buzzi Unicem
Morgan James – Monarch Cement

Tony Soric – LafargeHolcim
Allied Representatives

Nathan Blackward – Boral Resources

Joey Fitzgerald – Fitzgerald Trucking

Dana Todd – Brownco

Dale Baker – SSI

Steve Wright – Craig & Keithline

OK/AR Chapter Board of Directors Nominations Open

We are now accepting nominations from members for persons desiring to serve on the OK/AR Chapter Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term. Eligible candidates must be an employee of a member company and willing to commit to attending and participating in monthly board meetings.

The Board consists of 15 members and is divided into three categories: Contractors, Allied Members and Cement Companies.

Any member wishing to run for a board position is encouraged to contact our office at (405) 767- 5100. We will also accept nominations by fax (405) 767-5115 or email

Please submit your nominations by close of business March 4th. Once we receive the nominations, the voting poll will be sent out.

Summer Intern Scholarships

College students studying in the fields of Civil Engineering or Construction Management and who intend to work for an OK/AR Chapter member are qualified to apply for a OK/AR ACPA Summer Intern Scholarship. For more information on this program, please click here.

Did You Know?

Concrete can be successfully placed in very cold temperatures? Just be sure to take a few extra precautions and plan your work accordingly. Check out these ‘Six Tips on Cold Weather Paving‘.