Ray named 2018 AI chairman

The Asphalt Institute (AI) named Harold (Chip) Ray, IV of Western States Asphalt, LLC their 2018 Chairman of the Board of Directors at the group’s annual meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida in December.

Ray is the president of Western States Asphalt, LLC in Spokane, Washington. He previously served as AI Vice Chairman in 2017. He also served as chairman of the AI membership and public policy/relationships committees. He is also a graduate of the AI EPIC leadership program.

“Asphalt Institute is an organization made of companies and individuals who put aside corporate and personal agendas to do what is right for our industry,” said Ray.

“The team is constantly modifying and improving to better meet the needs of our growing organization. Just look what has happened in the last decade with the addition of the mentorship program, the EPIC classes and the emeritus status,” he added.

You can follow along with Ray’s chairmanship year by following him on Twitter at @haroldtrayiv.

Kat Crownover of Valero was named AI Vice Chairman for 2018.