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International Conference on Asphalt and Traffic


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ICAT Asphalt Board

   
Chair, Asphalt Board

Kevin Burke III

Executive VP, Illinois Asphalt Pavement Assoc.

 

Kevin is the Executive Vice-President for the Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association (IAPA), which represents most of the hot mix asphalt producers in Illinois. Prior to joining IAPA, he spent 20 years with the Illinois Department of Transportation in the Bureau of Materials & Physical Research and the Bureau of Local Roads & Streets. Kevin graduated from Washington University in St. Louis and is a registered Professional Engineer. Kevin is in charge of IAPA's annual meeting and conference held in Springfield, Illinois.  One of the highlights of the conference is the annual presentation of scholarships to students across the State of Illinois, who are engaged in asphalt research and education.  IAPA's scholarship program was started in 1984. To date, the program has awarded over 200 scholarships worth more than $500,000. The purpose of the program is to promote knowledge of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) and HMA pavements; enhance IAPA's relationship with Engineering and Construction schools throughout the state of Illinois; and provide educational assistance to qualified students.

   
Vice Chairs, Asphalt Board

William Frey

Executive Director

AGCI

William graduate from Purdue University 4 with a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering.  He the worked for IDOT for over 29 years and retired in 2013.  Bill held positions in District 6 and the Central Office, from Resident Engineer to Deputy Director of Highways.  Presently, Bill serves as the Executive Director of the Associated General Contractors of Illinois (AGCI) representing highway, heavy and utility contractors throughout Illinois.

 

Anthony Quigley

Project Implementation Engr. IDOT, Region 1

Anthony (Tony) Quigley leads over 250 employees who handle high-profile and multifaceted projects in a region that includes the second largest metropolitan area in the country, consisting of six counties, 265 municipalities, and a 100 townships.  Tony oversees the Bureaus of Construction, Materials, Local Roads, and EEO.   Tony has been with IDOT for 25 years. He earned his BS degree in Civil Engineering from UIUC. 

   
Asphalt Board Members

Imad Al-Qadi

Founder Professor

University of Illinois

Ross Anderson

Vice President

Bowman, Barrett & Assoc. Inc.

Jay Behnke

President & CEO

S.T.A.T.E. Testing, LLC

Ross Bentsen

Senior Engineer

Quigg Engineering Inc.

Redmond Clark

President

Asphalt Plus

Allen Cullinan

Sr. Vice President

United Contractors Midwest

Denis Cyr

Financial Consultant

Cyr / Woertz Financial Group

Abdul Dahhan

Vice President of Engineering

Chicago Testing Laboratory

John Fortmann

Vice President

TranSystems Corp.

Daniel Gallagher

Vice President

Gallagher Asphalt

Guillermo Garcia

President

GSG Consultants

Santiago Garcia

President

GSG Material Testing

Salman Hakimzadeh

Manager

Reliable Asphalt Corp.

Imran Hossain

CEC Assistant Professor

Bradley University

Sihyun Kim

CEC Assistant Professor

Bradley University

John Kos

Senior Vice President

H.W. Lochner

Bill Lewis

City Engineer

City of Peoria

Kris Maillacheruvu

CEC Professor

Bradley University

Timothy Martin

Principal & Manager

Jacobs

Maher Omar

Associate Professor

University of Sharjah

Derek Parish

District Operations Engineer

IDOT

Brian Pfeifer

Engineer of Materials

IDOT

William Pine

Quality Control Director

Heritage Construction & Materials

Milton Sees

Government Relations

Capital Infrastructure Group, LLC

Eric Thirkildsen

Vice President

Terra Engineering, Ltd.

Patrick Urich

City Manager

City of Peoria

William Vavrik

Vice President & Principal

Applied Research Assoc., Inc

Cindy Williams

Quality Assurance Manager

Chicago DOT