Trust in NSSGA's experienced and skilled staff to help you and your company towards success in the aggregates industry.
Michael W. Johnson
President & CEO
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
The Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Division provides member service in the development and implementation of NSSGA’s federal government relations programs; identifies, monitors and evaluates key federal and state legislative issues impacting members in the areas of transportation, infrastructure, tax, labor, safety, health and the environment; helps formulate and implement association policy as determined by the Board of Directors: develops lobbying strategies to win acceptance of the NSSGA positions; provides specific industry involvement and assistance with statements and testimony presented before congressional committees and federal regulatory bodies; provides support in conjunction with industry’s political action committee (ROCKPAC) for candidates who advocate positions consistent with NSSGA’s established policy.
Laura O’Neill Kaumo
Senior Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs
James T. Riley
Senior Director of Government Affairs
Director of Government Affairs
Director of Government Affairs
Environment, Safety & Health
The Environment, Safety & Health (ESH) Division oversees the development and implementation of comprehensive environmental, safety and health, regulatory review and recognition programs. These programs provide the support, facilitation and services necessary for NSSGA member firms and their employees to be efficient, safe, healthy and environmentally responsible. The ESH Division provides the governance of the activities of the Environment and Safety and Health Subcommittees and Legal Affairs Committee.
Vice President of Safety Services
Dale T. Drysdale, CIH
Vice President of Occupational & Environmental Health
Randy Weingart, PE
Director of Engineering and Technical Policy
Emily Coyner, PG
Director of Environmental Policy
Government & Regulatory Affairs Division Coordinator
Membership and Meetings
The Membership and Meetings team includes Membership Retention and Recruitment; M&S Division; and Meetings and Events management. We provide activities, training opportunities and interactive conferences, webinars and meetings that focus on the issues faced by member companies in the day-to-day production of aggregates products.
Vice President of Membership & Meetings
Cynthia McDowell, CSEP, CMP
Director of Meetings and Events
Director of Education
Membership & Meetings Coordinator
Exhibit Sales Manager
The Communications Department assists members in establishing a favorable public image of the industry and their individual operations and manages the association’s awards programs. The division also publishes Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW and Digital Aggregate, its interactive news feed.
Vice President of Communications
Digital Media Manager
Finance & Administration
Cesar Silva Orrego, CPA, CGMA
Vice President, Finance, Controller
Director, Human Resources & Administration