Canadian set to lead the American Public Works Association
By Adam FreillConstruction Infrastructure
Four new board members will assume office during APWA’s annual Public Works Expo.
Members of the American Public Works Association (APWA) have affirmed the selection of several new board members and its president-elect for 2022-2023.
Gary Losier, director of engineering and works for the Town of Quispamsis in New Brunswick, will serve as president-elect and will join the APWA Executive Committee; new regional directors will be Jeffery Brown, Robert Garland and Richard Benevento. Benevento was appointed to fill the remaining year of the Region I director term. All four will assume office on the 18-member board of directors on August 28, 2022, during APWA’s annual Public Works Expo in Charlotte, N.C.
Losier has been a member of APWA since 1995. At the local level, he has served as a director, chairman, vice-chairman, and Scholarship Committee co-chair. At the national level, he has been a director on the CPWA Board (2006-08) and the national CPWA president (2008-10). He currently chairs APWA’s Strategic Planning Committee and is the board liaison to the CPWA Board. He has chaired and been involved in several APWA committees over the years.
The AWPA is a not-for-profit, international organization of more than 30,000 members involved in the field of public works. The organization has 62 chapters and 97 branches throughout North America.