Membership Appreciation Event:

10th Annual Member Appreciation Event

Electric Kart Racing, Pit Crew Challenge, Drinks and Appetizers – choose either or both activities, or just be a spectator!

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE for members in good standing by August 9. If you’ve been considering joining ASHE, now is the perfect time to do so. Complete the Membership Application and submit in time to join us at race time.
Location: Octane Raceway,
Loop 101 & Indian Bend, 9119 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Note: This is a FREE event for ASHE members only. It is an event in appreciation of our members and you MUST be a member in good standing by August 9 to participate.

Past Meetings Gallery

View photographs of our Past Meetings Guest Speakers.

Past Meetings





  • Dec. 13, 2016: Mason Williams, Transportation Sponsor & Jeremiah Hoeflich, Project Manager – KiewitSR-51/SR-101 Black Mountain Project (PDF: 3.31MB)
  • Nov. 8, 2016: Faisal Saleem, MCDOT ITS Branch Manager & SMARTDrive Program Manager – AZTech 20: A Celebration of AZTech’s First 20 Years (PDF: 3.11MB)
  • Oct. 11, 2016: Yung Koprowski, P.E., P.T.O.E., Lee Engineering - ITE Unsignalized Intersection Improvement Guide (UIIG) (PDF: 2.88MB)
  • September 13, 2016: Robert Samour, Sr. Deputy State Engineer, Operations, ADOT – Update on South Mountain Freeway (PDF: 2.12MB)
  • June 14, 2016: Kent Groh, LS, Bowman Consulting; Michael Banta, RLS, Hoskin Ryan; Monica Farrell, Eco3D; Jim Kennilly, RLS, Eco3D – US of AZ Formation and Group & “The Fastest Form of Measurement Known”
  • May 10, 2016: Jennifer Toth, P.E., Transportation Director, County Engineer, MCDOT – Looking to the Future - Connected Vehicles and the Changing Face of Transportation & MCDOT Update (PDF: 3.38MB)
  • April 12, 2016: Michael Andazola, P.E., Project Manager, ADOT and Keith Dahlen, P.E., Design Engineer, Kleinfelder & Lee Hulbert, Construction Engineer, FNF – US 89 Landslide, Bitter Springs, AZ – Mitigation Design and Construction
  • March 8, 2016: Wulf Grote, Director, Planning and Development, Valley Metro – Valley Metro Update & Tempe Modern Streetcar
  • February 9, 2016: Brent Cain, P.E., Division Director, Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O), ADOT – New ADOT TSM&O Division
  • January 12, 2016: Wylie Bearup, P.E., Ph.D., Professor of Practice/Executive Director, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University – Ethics in the Construction Industry


  • December 8, 2015: Mike Kies, Assistant Director, Multimodal Planning Division, ADOT – I-11 Update (PDF: 3.88MB)
  • November 10, 2015: Karla Petty, Arizona Division Director, FHWA – Beyond Traffic
  • October 13, 2015: Ray Dovalina, P.E., Street Transportation Director & Kini Knudson, P.E., City Engineer & Street Transportation Assistant Director, City of Phoenix – Moving Forward with Prop 104 Monies - MovePHX (PDF: 3.96MB)
  • September 15, 2015: Eric Cylwik, Sundt Construction – 3D Modeling for Highway Projects (PDF: 3.94MB)
  • May 12, 2015: Jennifer Toth, MCDOT Director and County Engineer – MCDOT Update
  • April 14, 2015: Jim Oswell, Director of Program Services, Hill International – 3D Modeling - A Case for a Unified Work Breakdown Structure
  • March 10, 2015: Chris Halpin, Skanska & Karen Hobbs, Gannett Fleming – Perryville T.I. Project
  • February 10, 2015: Elijah Williams, PE, EPS Group – SR-347/UPRR Grade Separation (PDF: 6.47MB)
  • January 13, 2015: Rob Samour, Senior Deputy State Engineer, Operations, ADOT – SR-202 South Mountain Freeway Update - Innovative Project Delivery Process and the Progress Made to Date (PDF: 1.26MB)


  • December 9, 2014: Paul Basha, Transportation Director, City of Scottsdale – Transportation in Scottsdale – Past and Present
  • November 11, 2014: Steve Boschen, Deputy State Engineer, Project Delivery Arizona Department of Transportation – AASHTO “Green Book” Update
  • October 14, 2014: Karla Petty, Arizona Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration – Collaboration and Innovation to Leverage Resources
  • September 9, 2014: Albert Romano, Vice President, Hill International, SAME Phoenix and The Infrastructure Security Partnership Past Chair; and Bill Anderson, Director and COO, The Infrastructure Security Partnership – The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) (Powerpoint: 1.49MB)
  • June 10, 2014: Jack Sellers - Member of State Transportation Board, ADOT & Councilmember, City of Chandler – The Economic Challenges and Benefits for Arizona's Transportation Infrastructure (Powerpoint: 5.25MB)
  • May 13, 2014: Paul Driver, Engineering Supervisor, MCDOT and Jack Lorbeer, Planning Division Manager, MCDOT – Joint MCDOT Planning Division and Project Management / Construction Division Presentation
  • April 8, 2014: Scott Waterman, Denver Transportation Operations Manager and Tom Melton, Transportation Structural Director, Wilson & Company – Advancing Technology through Innovation: I-70 & Pecos Street Interchange Project, Denver, CO
  • March 11, 2014: Chris Kmetty, Construction Engineering Manager, Markham Contracting Co. Inc., Kristen Parrish, Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability Assistant Professor, Del E. Webb School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (ASU), Jennifer Toth, Deputy Director for Transportation/State Engineer, ADOT – Sustainability Goals for Highway Projects and a Brief Safety Message
  • February 11, 2014: Mark A. Glock, P.E., Deputy Street Transportation Director, City of Phoenix; Marty Monsegur, Senior Project Manager, Heavy Civil Division, Haydon Building Corp.; Sam H. Malekooti, P.E., R.L.S., Senior VP/Principal, Premier Engineering Corp. – Sonoran Boulevard
  • January 14, 2014: Chuck English, Vice President Southwest Division Manager, Hunter Contracting – Tucson’s Houghton Road Construction (PDF: 2.06MB)


  • December 10, 2013: Chris Chaffee, Construction Manager, Valley Transit Constructors; Marc Ahlstrom, Deputy Engineer, City of Mesa; Rob Antoniak, Public Involvement, Valley Metro – Light Rail Extension
  • November 12, 2013: Ray Dovalina, Assistant Street Transportation Director; Mark Melnychenko, Special Projects Administrator - City of PhoenixComplete Streets
  • October 8, 2013: Jennifer Toth, State Engineer, ADOTSafety & Program Delivery
  • September 10, 2013:  Karla Petty, District Administrator for the FHWA – Innovation (PDF: 144KB)
  • June 11, 2013: Ron Mortimer, P.E., Principal, Horrocks Engineers – Diverging Diamond Interchanges (PDF: 6MB)
  • May 14, 2013: Al Kattan, P.E., MCDOT Division Manager, Project Management and ConstructionThe Northern Parkway
  • April 9, 2013: Jeff Hamilton - Hunter Contracting, Jordan Hamula - DBA Construction, Inc., Alfred Erives - MCDOT – Innovative Construction Methods Panel Discussion
  • March 12, 2013: Chaun Hill, ADOT VPMADOT Urban Project Management Design/Construction Program Update
  • February 12, 2013: Duane Eitel, Traffic Engineer - North Operations Center, City of Casa GrandeThe Sun Corridor Casa Grande MPO (Powerpoint 4.01MB)
  • January 8, 2013: Rick Ellis, Engineering Division Manager, Pima CountyPima County DOT Update - PCDOT Update (Powerpoint 102KB)