AEMA selects new leadership for 2003-2004

News April 15, 2003
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During its 30th Annual Meeting held in Nashville, Tenn

During its 30th Annual Meeting held in Nashville, Tenn., the membership of the Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA) elected Myles McKemie to the office of president for the 2003-2004 term. McKemie has been involved in the manufacturing of pavement application emulsions for more than 30 years. He is a supporter of AEMA and the emulsion manufacturing industry and previously held the offices of vice president and secretary/treasurer of the association, as well as serving as an elected director.

In addition to serving as program chairman for the most recent annual meeting, McKemie has long been an active speaker on emulsion topics, significantly advancing the interests of the emulsion manufacturing industry while educating literally thousands about the chemistry and technology of pavement emulsions and their applications. He was involved with AEMA's successful production of its Basic Asphalt Emulsion Material in CD-ROM format.

McKemie is the vice president of marketing for Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Austin, Texas. He is familiar with, and knowledgeable about, all types of emulsion manufacturing. He has announced an ambitious plan for accomplishments during his term as president of AEMA.

Other AEMA officers elected for the 2003-2004 term are: John Carrick, Jr., McAsphalt Industries, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, vice president; and Bob Koleas, Western Emulsions, Dana Point, Calif., secretary/treasurer. Bill O'Leary, Prime Materials & Supply, Houston, Texas, will serve as past president.

Directors elected to term include: Michael Kelly, Asphalt Materials Inc., Indianapolis, Ind.; Paul Kolbeck, Colas, Wichita, Kan.; D.R. Leach, Koch Pavement Solutions, Wichita, Kan.; and George Mariani, Mariani Asphalt Co., Tampa, Fla. The chairman of AEMA's International Technical Committee is Delmar Salomon, Idaho Asphalt Products, Nampa, Idaho.

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