Michigan Aggregates Association

MAA Committees – A Valuable Member Service

One of the most valuable membership service that is offered by your MAA membership is access to various experts in the aggregate industry.

On a regular basis various MAA members gather to discuss a host of topics relating to safety, governmental, specification, public relations and environmental issues.  If you are interested in participating on one (or more) of these valuable committees or have a question/concern in one of the topic areas, please contact the appropriate committee chair or the MAA office.

A review of each committee and the associated committee chair is listed below.

Safety Committee
Committee Chair
Don Marsh
Edw. C. Levy
51445 W. Twelve Mile Road
Wixom, MI 48383
Phone: (248) 675-0104
Cell: (248)866-1024
dmarsh@sandgravel.net

The MAA Safety Committee meets on a regular basis to stay abreast as to the various mine safety rules and regulations, develop and host member Safety Summits, perform annual safety audits of member facilities, and provide first class Part 46 mine safety training along with CPR and First Aid training.

Governmental/PAC Committee
Committee Chair
Rick Becker
Stoneco of Michigan
15203 S. Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: (734) 241-8966
Cell: (734) 777-5101
rbecker@stoneco.net

The MAA Governmental/PAC Committee helps set the legislative direction for the association.  This committee also represents the aggregate industry by promoting their interests in Washington D.C., Lansing and at the local level, monitors for impacting department rules and statewide legislation, and acts as watchdog for overzealous and aggressive permitting standards.

Specifications Committee
Committee Chair
Derrick Norris
Aggregate Industries
822 Schuster Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Phone: (269) 321-3850
Cell: (734) 216-0841
Derrick.norris@aggregate-us.com

The MAA Specifications Committee meets on a regular basis to review current and proposed MDOT and local agency specifications to ensure appropriate utilization of aggregate material for infrastructure projects and to make certain long-term supply of specified aggregate is sustainable and by-products generated from the production process are fully utilized.

Public Relations Committee
Committee Chair
Jason Rivard
Stoneco of Michigan
15203 S. Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: (734) 241-8966
Cell: (734)915-9305
jrivard@mipmc.com

The MAA Public Relations Committee’s purpose is to promote the aggregate industry thru a variety of ways including but not limited to the following: providing marketing information, teaching aids to school districts, and providing and awarding scholarships to students pursuing careers in the aggregate industry.

Environmental Committee
Committee Chair
Christopher Martin
Carmeuse Lime & Stone (Canada) Limited
P.O. Box 190, County Road 6
Ingersoll, ON  N5C 3K5
Phone: (519) 423-6283 ext. 273
Cell: (519) 535-0530
Christopher.Martin@carmeusena.com

The MAA Environmental committee works closely with the MDEQ and the US EPA to promote reasonable and obtainable air quality, inland lakes and stream, wetlands, NPDES and other permitting regulations, perform peer review safety audits, and recognize companies that hold a high level of environmental compliance during our annual awards ceremony.[/fusion_text]