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See photographs (courtesy of AASHTO Mario Olivero) click here for January 2017 Annual Meeting



THE ROAD GANG

www.roadgang.org

Presents

2017 Road Gang Annual Meeting

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017 AT 11:30AM

(Lunch will be served at 12 Noon)

  

 

Dear Road Gang Member:

 

It is my great pleasure to invite you to the 2017 Road Gang Annual Luncheon Meeting which will be held on Thursday, January 12th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Marquis Salons 12-13.

 

Congressman Lou Barletta is our invited speaker. The Road Gang awards will also be presented to recognize this year’s distinguished winners of the P.D. McLean, Lester P. Lamm, and Daniel J. Hanson awards. (More information about the awards can be found here.)

 

Lunch will be served at noon; the meeting will adjourn by 2:00pm. The registration fee is $85 per person. I urge organizational supporters of the Road Gang to consider sponsoring a table at the event for $850 each, which will provide ten (10) reserved seats along with recognition of your contribution.

 

Registrations will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 by email to roadgangchair@gmail.com. We encourage prepayment, but payment by check or cash onsite is also accepted. For your convenience, you may also complete and return the attached credit card authorization form prior to the meeting.

 

Please use the form below to register, and note that no-shows and cancellations after January 9th will be charged the full registration fee.

 

From all of us at the Road Gang, we hope to see you and your guests at the 2017 Road Gang Annual Meeting—a wonderful Washington transportation tradition!

 

Sincerely,

 

Laura Perrotta

2016 Road Gang Chair

roadgangchair@gmail.com

 

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Menu

Entrée: Pesto Crusted Chicken Scaloppini with Lemon Thyme Jus or Vegetarian Alternative

Finale: Orange Carrot Cake with Candied Pecans

 

RSVP

Please complete and return this form by 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 9th, 2017 and send to roadgangchair@gmail.com:

 

Name: ___________________________

Organization: ______________________________

Email: ______________________________

Name(s) of Guests: __________________________________

Meal Selection (Chicken or Vegetarian):_______________

Dietary Restrictions?  __________________________________   

 

Payment

For prepayment, please complete this section. (All checks should be made payable to The Road Gang.)

 

Individual Registration

Enclosed is my check/completed Credit Card Authorization form for $_________ for _________ person(s) at $85 each.

 

Table Sponsorship (10 registrations per table)

Enclosed is my check/completed Credit Card Authorization form for $_________ for _________ table(s) at $850 each.

 

Credit card authorization forms should be returned to roadgangchair@gmail.com. Checks may be sent to:

 

The Road Gang

c/o Wendy Kerr

AEM

1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 450

Washington, DC 20005

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See photographs (courtesy of AASHTO Mario Olivero) click here for January 2016 Annual Meeting
 

THE ROAD GANG

www.roadgang.org

Presents

 

2016 Road Gang Annual Meeting

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016 AT 11:30AM

 

Dear Road Gang Member:

 

It is with great pleasure to invite you to the 2016 Road Gang Annual Luncheon Meeting which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The keynote speaker is the Honorable T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. The Road Gang awards will also be presented to recognize this year’s distinguished winners of the P.D. McLean, Lester P. Lamm, and Daniel J. Hansen awards. (More information about the awards can be found here.)

 

A cash bar will open at 11:30 am and lunch will be served at Noon; the meeting will adjourn by 2:00pm. The registration fee is $75 per person. I urge organizational supporters of the Road Gang to consider sponsoring a table at the event for $750 each, which will provide ten (10) reserved seats along with recognition of your contribution.

 

Registrations will be accepted until close of business on Friday, January 8, 2016 by email to roadgangchair@gmail.com or by mail. (If by mail, please ensure arrival by Friday, January 8.) We encourage prepayment, but payment by check or cash onsite is also accepted. For your convenience, you may also complete and return the attached credit card authorization form.

 

Please use the form below to register, and note that no-shows and cancellations after January 8th will be charged the full registration fee.

 

From all of us at the Road Gang, we wish you a most joyous holiday season, and hope to see you and your guests at the 2016 Road Gang Annual Meeting—a wonderful Washington transportation tradition!

 

Sincerely,

Nick Yaksich

2015 Chairman

 

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Menu

Entrée: Pesto Crusted Chicken Scaloppini with Lemon Thyme Jus or Vegetarian Alternative

Finale: Orange Carrot Cake with Candied Pecans

 

RSVP

Please complete this form by Friday, January 8, 2016 and send to roadgangchair@gmail.com:

Name: ___________________________

Organization: ______________________________

Email: ______________________________

Name(s) of Guests: __________________________________

Dietary Restrictions?  __________________________________   

 

Payment

For prepayment, please complete this section. All checks should be made payable to Road Gang.

 

Individual Registration

Enclosed is my check for $_________ for _________ person(s) at $75 each.

 

Table Sponsorship (10 registrations per table)

Enclosed is my check for $_________ for _________ table(s) at $750 each.

 

Please mail this form to:

 

The Road Gang

c/o Wendy Kerr, AEM

1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 450

Washington, DC 20005

   

2015 Road Gang Chair

roadgangchair@gmail.com

202-898-9064


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January 2015 Annual Meeting

 
See photographs (courtesy of AASHTO Mario Olivero) click here for January 2015 Annual Meeting

  

THE ROAD GANG

www.roadgang.org
 

Presents

 

2015 Road Gang Annual Meeting

 

THURSDAY 15 JANUARY 2015 AT 11:30AM

 

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Dear Road Gang Member:

 

It is with great pleasure to invite you to the 2015 Road Gang Annual Meeting, which will be held in Independence Salon EFGH at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Thursday 15 January 2015. The invited keynote speaker is Secretary Anthony R. Foxx of the US Department of Transportation, and the Road Gang awards program will be held to recognize this year’s distinguished winners of the PD McLean, Lester P. Lamm, and Daniel J. Hanson awards. (More information about the awards can be found here.)

 

A cash bar will open at 11:30am and lunch will be served at Noon; the meeting will adjourn by 2:00pm. The registration fee is $75 per person. I urge organizational supporters of the Road Gang to consider sponsoring a table at the event for $750 each, which will provide ten (10) reserved seats along with recognition of your contribution.

 

Registrations will be accepted until close of business on Monday 5 January 2015 by email to roadgangchair@gmail.com or by mail. (If by mail, please ensure arrival by Monday 5 January.) We encourage prepayment, but payment onsite is also accepted.

 

Please use the form below to register, and note that no-shows and cancellations after 5 January will be charged the full registration fee.

 

From all of us at the Road Gang, we wish you a most joyous holiday season, and hope to see you and your guests at the 2015 Road Gang Annual Meeting—a wonderful Washington transportation tradition!

 

Sincerely,

Joung Lee

2014 Chairman

 

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Menu

Entrée: Soy Ginger Marinated Chicken Breast or Vegetarian Alternative

Finale: Black Pepper Panna Cotta

 

RSVP

Please complete this form by Monday 5 January 2015 and send to roadgangchair@gmail.com:

Name: ___________________________

Organization: ______________________________

Email: ______________________________

Name(s) of Guests: __________________________________

Dietary Restrictions?  __________________________________   

 

Payment

For prepayment, please complete this section. All checks should be made payable to Road Gang.

 

Individual Registration

Enclosed is my check for $_________ for _________ person(s) at $75 each.

 

Table Sponsorship (10 registrations per table)

Enclosed is my check for $_________ for _________ table(s) at $750 each.


Please mail this form to:


The Road Gang

c/o Wendy Kerr, AEM

1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 450

Washington, DC 20005


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January 2014 Annual Meeting

 
 
 
The Road Gang
2014 Annual Meeting
 
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Omni Shoreham Hotel – Ambassador Ballroom, Washington, DC

Event Schedule
11:30 a.m. – Mingling/Networking
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
12:30 p.m. – Keynote Speech
Awards

To:     Members of the Road Gang

From:   Greg Cohen, 2013 Road Gang Chairman

Subject:        Road Gang Annual Meeting, Thursday January 16, 2014

The annual meeting of the Road Gang will be held in the Ambassador Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, January 16, 2014 during the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting.  The keynote speaker will be announced soon.

The meeting will also include presentation of Road Gang's three annual awards.  The P.D. McLean Award honors an individual who has made a “distinct contribution to the cause of better highway transportation in the public interest.”  The Lester P. Lamm Memorial Award is presented to a public servant "exhibiting leadership and dedication to the U.S. Highway Program.”  The Daniel J. Hanson Award is presented to a Road Gang member who has demonstrated “dedicated service to the Road Gang.”

Registration and
networking is at 11:30 a.m.  Lunch will be served at noon.  The meeting will end by 2:00 p.m. Cost is $65.00 per person.  An organization may want to help support this event by reserving a table near the front of the room with table sign for ten (10) at $700.00 per table.  Please join us and bring your guests for this outstanding event, a Washington tradition!

Reservations will be accepted until noon on Friday, January 10.  Prepayment is welcome, but payment with cash or check onsite is also accepted.  To RSVP by email, simply reply to roadgangchair@gmail.com with your intentions and number of guests.

 

Questions?  Contact Greg Cohen at roadgangchair@gmail.com or (202) 857-1200

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Deadline for reservations:  January 10, 2013

Return this form with check made payable to the ROAD GANG to:

 

The Road Gang

c/o Wendy Kerr, Treasurer

1000 Vermont Avenue, Suite 450

Washington, DC 20005


Enclosed is my check for $_________ for _________ person(s) at $65.00 each or $700.00 for a premium table of ten (10), for the Road Gang Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, January 17, 2013.

Name & Organization (if applicable): _____________________________________________

Telephone/Email: ______________________________________________________________

Name(s) of Guests:      _______________________________ 

MENU:  Entrée—Rosemary Chicken with Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes and Asparagus

               Desserts—Granny smith apple tart with Caramel Sauce

If you require a vegetarian, gluten-free or other dietary-restricted lunch , please indicate your requirements here:  ____________________________________

We look forward to seeing you there!

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2013 Annual Meeting

2013 Road Gang Annual Meeting

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Road Gang Annual Meeting
Thursday January 17, 2013
 

Omni Shoreham Hotel- Ambassador Ballroom

Event Schedule
11:30 a.m. – Mingling/Cash Bar
12:00 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Keynote Speech

Awards

 

To:            Members of the Road Gang

 

From:        Connie Yew, 2012 Road Gang Chairman

 

Subject:     Road Gang Annual Meeting, Thursday January 17, 2013


The annual meeting of the Road Gang will be held in the Ambassador Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, January 17, 2013 during the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting.  We are very pleased to announce that FHWA Administrator Victor M. Mendez will deliver the keynote address.

 

The meeting will also include presentation of Road Gang's three annual awards.  The P.D. McLean Award honors an individual who has made a “distinct contribution to the cause of better highway transportation in the public interest.”  The Lester P. Lamm Memorial Award is presented to a public servant "exhibiting leadership and dedication to the U.S. Highway Program.”  The Daniel J. Hanson Award is presented to a Road Gang member who has demonstrated “dedicated service to the Road Gang.”

A cash bar will open at 11:30 a.m.  Lunch will be served at noon.  The meeting will end by 2:00 p.m. Cost is $65.00 per person.  An organization may want to help support this event by reserving a front row table with table sign for ten (10) at $700.00 per table.  Please join us and bring your guest(s) for this outstanding event, a Washington tradition!

 

Reservations will be accepted until noon on Friday, January 11.  Prepayment is welcome, but payment onsite is also accepted.  To RSVP by email, simply reply to roadgangchair@verizon.net with your intentions and number of guests.


Questions?  Contact Connie Yew at
roadgangchair@verizon.net or (240) 205-1067.
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Deadline for reservations:  January 11, 2013

Return this form with check made payable to the ROAD GANG to:
                       
The Road Gang

P. O. Box 4175

Crofton, MD 21114

 
Enclosed is my check for $_________ for _________ person(s) at $65.00 each or $700.00 for a table of ten (10), for the Road Gang Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, January 17, 2013.

 

Name: ___________________________                   Telephone/Email: _______________________

 

Name(s) of Guests: _______________________________________________________________________

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MENU:  Entrée—Lemon infused filet of salmon

               Desserts—Fresh fruit tart with Bavarian cream and fresh berries

If you prefer a vegetarian plate, please let me know_____________________________________________

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Link to Directions.
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2012 Annual Meeting

2012 Annual Meeting Photos

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Road Gang Annual Meeting
Thursday January 26, 2012
 

Omni Shoreham Hotel- Ambassador Ballroom 
11:30 a.m. – Mingling/Cash Bar
 
12:00 p.m. – Lunch 
12:30 p.m. – Keynote Speech 
Awards

 

The annual meeting of the Road Gang will be held in the Ambassador Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, January 26, 2012 during the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting.  
 

Our keynote speaker will be announced shortly.  The meeting will also include presentation of Road Gang's three annual awards.  The P.D. McLean Award honors an individual who has made a “distinct contribution to the cause of better highway transportation in the public interest.”  The Lester P. Lamm Memorial Award is presented to a public servant "exhibiting leadership and dedication to the U.S. Highway Program.” The Daniel J. Hanson Award is presented to a Road Gang member to commemorate "extraordinary service to the organization".  
 
A cash bar will open at 11:30 a.m.  Lunch will be served at noon.   The meeting will end by 2:00 p.m.  Cost is $65.00 per person.  An organization may want to help support this event by reserving a front row table with table sign for eight (8) at $575.00 per table.  Please join us and bring your guest(s) for this outstanding event, a Washington tradition!  Reservations will be accepted until noon on Friday, January 20, 2012.  Prepayment is preferred.
 
 
Questions?  Contact Tony Giancola at tonygiancola@rcn.com or (202) 297-0751. 

 
 
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                       Deadline for reservations:  January 20, 2012 
                       Return this form with check made payable to the ROAD GANG to: 
                       
The Road Gang 
                       c/o Tony Giancola 

                       528 Cedar St. N. W.
                       Washington, DC  20012
 
Enclosed is my check for $______ for ______ reservation(s) at $65.00 each, or $575.00 for a table of eight (8), for the Road Gang annual meeting and luncheon on Thursday, January 26, 2012.
 
 
                       Name:____________________________                                Telephone:________________________
 
                       Name(s) of Guests:____________________________________________________________
 
                       ___________________________________________________________________________
 
 
If you prefer a vegetarian plate, please let us know: ____________________________________________________

 
Link to Directions.

 
2011 Annual Meeting
 
The annual meeting of the Road Gang was held in the Ambassador Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, January 27, 2011 during the TRB annual meeting.  William Millar, president of the American Public Transportation Association, delivered our keynote speech, "Transportation Practice and Politics," a discussion of public transportation's role in the U.S. transportation network and a prognosis for legislation reauthorizing surface transportation programs.  The P.D. McLean Award was presented to Kirk Steudle of the Michigan Department of Transportation.  The Lester P. Lamm Memorial Award was presented to King Gee of FHWA.   
 
2010 Annual Meeting 
 

The Annual Meeting of the Road Gang was held in the Ambassador Room of the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, January 14, 2010 during the TRB Annual Meeting. 

 

Mark Norman, standing in for Bob Skinner, TRB, reported that attendance at the TRB Annual Meeting was up only slightly from 10,100 last year but not as high as 10,500 two years ago. 

 

Six new nominees were approved as members.  Taylor Bowlden, 3M became the 2010 Chairman and Jeoung Lee was appointed 4th Vice Chair.

 
Pete Rahn, Director, Missouri Department of Transportation discussed “Meeting Our Growing Transportation Challenges In An Era of Reduced Resources.” Pete also received the Lester P. Lamm Award for "public servants exhibiting leadership and dedication to the U.S. Highway Program."
 
Barbara O'Connor accepted the Dan Hanson Award for Neil Gray. Senator George Voinovich will be presented with the P.D. McLean Award, which is awarded annually to an individual who has made a "distinct contribution to the cause of better highway transportation in the public interest.". 
 
About 160 people joined us or came as a guest for this outstanding event, which is a Washington tradition!
  
2008 Annual Meeting
 
The Annual Meeting and Luncheon of the Road Gang was held in the Ambassador Room at theOmni Shoreham Hotel on Thursday, January 17, 2008. 
 
Following the reception and introduction of guests, Robert Skinner (TRB) provided a report on the Transportation Research Board annual meeting.  Chair Janet Oakley introduced keynote speakerJohn Horsley, Executive Director of AASHTO, who provided a commentary on the work of theNational Surface Transportation and Revenue Study Commission.  The keynote address was followed by awards:
  • The P.D. McLean Award was presented by Tony Giancola (NACE) to John Horsley. The plaque is awarded annually to an individual who has made a “distinct contribution to the cause of better highway transportation in the public interest.” 
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    The Lester P. Lamm Memorial Award was presented by Tony Kane (AASHTO) to Bud Wright (FHWA) for “public servants exhibiting leadership and dedication to the U.S. Highway Program”.  
  • The Daniel J. Hanson Award “in commemoration to extraordinary service to the organization" was presented by Janet Oakley to Bernie McCarthy (formerly The Asphalt Institute). 
  • New chair Jill Ingrassia (AAA) thanked outgoing chair Janet Oakley (AASHTO) with a plaque, and new fourth Vice Chair Connie Yew (FHWA) was installed.

 

150 Members and guests were in attendance.  Tables were sponsored by AASHTO, AGC, Cambridge Systematics, and Arthur C. Cameron.  In addition, Doug Bernard brought a number of guests. 

 
Members also received a copy of the long-awaited 2006-2007 Directory.  Any members who did not sign in will receive their directory in the mail.
 
See also the January 17, 2008 AASHTO Press Release: Executive Director Receives Award.
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