Central Leadership Team

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Central Leadership Team

Central Leadership Team

Central Leadership Team


Central Region Vice Chairman:

Jim Fehsenfeld
CEO, Heritage Construction & Materials

Industry Leader Development Council Leaders – Central Region:

• Central Chair: Brent Freeman, area manager, Kraemer North America
• Central Vice Chair: Jeff Lackey, vice president, TranSystems

The Central Regional Leadership Team provides member firms with detailed government affairs and transportation construction market information. The team also advances meaningful business development opportunities, showcases new technologies and innovations, and serves as a gateway to other ARTBA activities. Programs include:

  • Quarterly conference calls featuring a presentation from an industry leader or state transportation official, plus state funding news in the region.
  • An annual meeting that includes federal legislative and regulatory briefings, regional transportation construction market intelligence, local and state transportation reports, and industry innovation updates.

2020 Quarterly Conference Calls

  • Thursday, March 19: Lindsey Douglas, Deputy Secretary, Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Thursday, June 24: Scott Marler, Director, Iowa Department of Transportation and Mitch Dillavou, Chief Engineer, Highway Administration, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Thursday, Sept. 24: TBD
  • December: ARTBA 2021 Forecast Webinar

All calls are Thursdays at 1 p.m., Central. Calls are for members only.

STAFF LIAISON: Allison Klein

Central states: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.

How to Get Involved:

For more information or to join the team, contact Allison Klein.


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