Richard E. Dalton, Business Manager, IUOE Local 18 is a member of the Ohio Governor’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Infrastructure
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today the creation of a new committee that will study the current conditions of Ohio’s roadways and recommend options for maintaining and enhancing the state’s transportation infrastructure.
“Investing in Ohio’s transportation network is also an investment in the future of Ohio’s high-performance economy,” said Governor DeWine. “We must ensure that our transportation system is not only safe and reliable, but that it also strengthens our economy by offering accessibility for current and new businesses.”
Members of the Ohio Governor’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Infrastructure include:
- Jim Aslanides, President, Ohio Oil & Gas Association
- Matthew Blair, Partner, Blair & Latell Co., LPA
- Nicole Busey, Tax Director Indirect Tax Compliance & Planning, Marathon Petroleum Company LP
- Richard Dalton, Business Manager, International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 18
- Marcus Hanna, CFO, Castellini Management
- Ed Harmon, Chairman/President, NAI Harmon Group
- Mayor Dan Horrigan, City of Akron
- Mike Jacoby, President/CEO, APEG
- Sheriff Matthew Lutz, Muskingum County
- Caroline Ramsey, Communications & Intergovernmental Affairs, Honda
- Dean Ringle, Executive Director, County Engineers Association of Ohio
- Kimberly Schwind, Senior Public Relations Manager, AAA
- Doug Sibila, President/CEO, Peoples Services, Inc
- Taras Szmagala, Sr. Vice President, Eaton Corporation
- Maryn Weimer, Director of Mobility, Ohio Center for Automotive Research
Governor DeWine has asked the committee to issue their recommendations in mid-February.
Governor Kasich meets with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 18.
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State Representative Jay Edwards, 94th District and Angela Van Fossen, OCA, visit with Regional Coordinator Mike Cooper (far left) at the Logan training site to learn about Local 18's training program
Senator Steve Wilson, 7th District, learns about Local 18's training programs and addresses 4th year apprentices at the Miamisburg training site.
Senator Steve Wilson with Legislative Representative Mark Totman in Miamisburg's All Weather Arena
Ohio Senator Frank Hoagland, 30th District, Ohio Representative Tim Ginter, 5th District, and Representative Ginter's aid visit Richfield training site and learn about the training program from Business Manager Rick Dalton and instructor John Oberlin
Ohio Representative Rick Carfagna visits the Logan training site with Mark Totman, pictured with various members and apprentices
Representatives from the Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati chambers visit Miamisburg training site. (from let) Chris Kershner, Dayton; Mike Hartley, Swing State Strategies; Jason Kershner, Cincinnati; Nora Gerber, Columbus; Andrea Ashley, AGC; Angela Van Fossen, OCA; Local 18 Legislative Rep Mark Totman, and Kristen Easterday, Columbus.
Visiting the Cygnet site is Rerpesentative Mike Ashford (44th District) second from left., Regional Coordinator Bill Dell, Legislative Rep Mark Totman and Apprentice Carlos Lowe.
Stephanie Howse (left) (11th Dist) and Nickie Antonio (right) (13th Dist.) visited Richfield training site and met with Legislative Rep Mark Totman and Apprentice Christi Davis.
(l-r) Legislative Rep Mark Totman, Senators Joe Uecker, Bill Coley and Bob Peterson, Business Manager Rick Dalton, and Andrea Ashley, Vice President of Government Relations, AGC of Ohio, on tour at the Miamisburg training site.
Senator Bill Coley tries out the heavy equipment simulator with guidance from Regional Coordinator Maurice Davis while Senators Bob Peterson and Joe Uecker look on.
Business Manager Rick Dalton talks about what it takes to become an Operating Engineer to Senators Joe Uecker, Bob Peterson and Bill Coley along with Andrea Ashley (AGC) and Jason Clark and Nate Hall (Carpenters) at the Miamisburg training site.
Region III Training Coordinator Mike Cooper discusses training objectives with Senator Rob Portman.
Training Center Coordinator Mike Cooper talks to Senator Rob Portman while Business Manager Rick Dalton looks on.
Senator Rob Portman speaks with 3rd Year Apprentice Andrew Sentivany at Logan training site.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman flanked by Legislative Representative Mark Totman and Business Manager RickU.S. Senator Rob Portman flanked by Legislative Representative Mark Totman and Business Manager Rick Dalton.