IRPT Welcomes New Directors to the Board


Already this year, your association has been quite busy and we have some exciting news to share with you!

IRPT’s Governance is comprised on 5 Officers and a Board of Directors. Those Directors are elected by the members in the Basin. Whereas that election was typically held at the annual conference of the association each year, IRPT’s Board of Directors voted to hold the elections at the Basin Meetings instead.

In February, IRPT held its Upper Mississippi River Basin meeting (hosted by Alberici Constructors and sponsored by Burns & McDonnell). IRPT Board of Directors elections were held for the Basin at the meeting. The following Directors were elected:

Dave Riggs, Watco
Dennis Wilmsmeyer, America’s Central Port
Seth Lawson, Lawson Marine (new)

On April 1st, IRPT held its Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways Basin meeting in Houston, Texas (sponsored by PND Engineers and LJA Engineering). Board elections took place and the following Directors were elected:

Molly Bourgoyne, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Sean Stibich, Port of Victoria

On April 2nd, IRPT held its Missouri River Basin meeting in Kasnas City (sponsored by 5R Enterprises, AGRIServices of Brunswick, HDR and JPM Steel Fabricaiton). Elections took place and the following Directors were elected to represent the Missouri River:

Charles “Bob” Brettell, Prosody Consulting (new)
Aaron Khouri, TrasnPort 360 (new)

Upcoming meetings and Elections:

April 9th: Illinois River Basin meeting in East Peoria, Illinois

April 23rd: Lower Mississippi River Basin meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

May 6th: Inagural Great Lakes Basin meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 20th: Ohio River Basin meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio

May 29th: Southeast Rivers Basin meeting in Nashville, TN

TBD (possilby virtual): Pacific Rivers Basin meeting

TBD: Arkansas-White-red-Ouachita Rivers Basin meeting

TBD: (Virtual) Multi-State/International Basin meeting

If you are interested in serving on IRPT’s Board of Directors, please contact Aimee Andres at