2018 March Business Meeting

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 Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Leominster, MA 

8:30 – 9:00

Continental Breakfast/Registration/Check-in 


Welcome – Scott Crisafulli, WCHA President

Pledge of Allegiance; Moment of Silence for all the servicemen and women who put themselves in harm’s way to protect our country 

9:00 – 9:30

Repairing Asphalt and Concrete Roads Permanently in Wet Cold Climates

Annie Kelley, Northeast Territory Manager, Aquaphalt 

9:30 – 10:10

Commonwealth’s Prison Industries Program – Saving Municipalities Money

Steve Cristol, Mass Correctional Industries (MassCor)
Benda Sjoquist, Mass Correctional Industries (MassCor) 

10:10 – 10:15

Baystate Roads – Update on the 2018 Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange

Chris Ahmadjian, Ph.D., Associate Director, UMass Transportation Center 


Break & Networking 

10:30 - 11:00

Asian Longhorned Beetle Program Update

Joshua Bruckner, ALB Outreach Coordinator
Massachusetts Dept. of Agricultural Resources 

11:00 – 11:30

Vehicle Procurement Made Easy:  Purchasing an Affordable and Sustainable Fleet

Mark Fine, Director, Municipal Collaboration, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Tom Collins, Town of Natick (Retired) 

11:30 – 12:00

Honoring Fallen Public Works Professionals & Public Works Pride

Richard Merson, Director of Public Works, Town of Needham
Richard Stinson, Director of Public Works, Town of Wakefield
Tom Collins, Town of Natick (Retired) 

12:00 – 12:15

WCHA Nominating Committee:  Present Slate of Officers to WCHA Membership 


Buffet Lunch & Country Store