Scott new B.C. Roadbuilders Association President

Journal of Commerce   |   ASSOCIATIONS   |   by JOC NEWS SERVICE   |   Feb 16, 2017

BURNABY, B.C. – Steve Drummond Chair of the BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association has announced the appointment of Kelly Scott as its new president.

Scott is well known to the industry in Western Canada. He has held senior leadership positions in the heavy equipment industry throughout Western Canada and the U.K. over the past 35 years.  Scott joined the association in 2016 as vice-president.  He replaces the recently retired Jack Davidson.

The BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association was formed in 1966 and advocates for the development of a balanced, safe transportation system and highways infrastructure that sustains and promotes provincial economic growth.  The association represents 265 firms involved in grading, asphalt and concrete manufacturing, paving, utility construction, road and bridge building/maintenance, blasting, as well as related goods and services suppliers.

The association proudly works with its members to give back to the community having raised over $400,000 in the past 15 years for BC Children’s Hospital and awards its Betty Spalton Scholarships annually to individuals obtaining educations in fields associated with the road building and heavy construction industries.