2013-14 Board of Directors
*Terms expire March 31
|Pres.||Dennis G. Kolar||Oakland||2016|| E-mail|
|VP||Bradley S. Lamberg||Barry||2014||E-mail|
|ST||Dorothy G. Pohl||Ionia||N/A||E-mail|
|Blair E. Ballou||Eaton||2016|| E-mail|
|John H. Daly III||Genesee||2014|| E-mail|
|John M. Hunt||Huron||2014|| E-mail|
|James M. Iwanicki||Marquette||2014|| E-mail|
|Michael A. Maloney||Ontonagon||2016|| E-mail |
|Douglas J. Mills||Baraga||2015|| E-mail|
|Douglas E. Robidoux||Mason||2015||E-mail|
|Burt R. Thompson||Antrim||2014|| E-mail|
|Steven A. Warren||Kent||2014||E-mail |
|William L. Watkins||Hillsdale||2015||E-mail |
John D. Niemela Extension 413
John has served as CRAMs Director since 1996. Prior to coming to CRAM, he served as Manager of State and Federal Affairs for the Michigan Municipal League. John has a wealth of local government experience having served as City Manager of Belding, Mayor and City Manager of Hancock, and Village Manager for the Village of Laurium.
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Ed joined CRAM as Deputy Director in 2003. He has been a legislative advocate on transportation issues for 22 years. He served in various roles at the Michigan Department of Transportation for 27 years, including his last position as legislative liaison before leaving the Department for the private sector in 2000. In the private sector he served as Director of Government Affairs for the Michigan Asphalt Paving Association (MAPA) and as President of Noyola & Associates before moving to CRAM.
Kristi joined CRAM in 2011 as Office Manager. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of CRAM activities; bookkeeping, payroll and human resources functions; conference planning and many other activities.
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Tom joined CRAM as Administrative Associate in 2001. He manages the associations Information Technology needs, and oversees research and data management. He produces CRAM-News
, the Associations monthly newsletter, and assists local road agencies with information requests. Tom also administers the CRAM Web site and works hard to ensure that it is user friendly and loaded with valuable information.
Cindy joined CRAM in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant. She provides a variety of routine and complex clerical and technical work in the operation of the
County Road Association of Michigan (CRAM) and its Rural and Urban Streets and Highways
political action committee (RUSH-PAC).
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Monica joined CRAM as Public Relations Specialist in November of 2007. She has served in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, including eleven years as a legislative aide for the Michigan House of Representatives.
Asset Management Council Releases new report
This new report from The Asset Managment Council details the rough road ahead. Click here to link to the 2011 summary document
or for the full version click here.
Road funding has fallen short of maintenance needs for too long.
Call, write or e-mail your State legislators and tell them that you want Michigan's roads fully funded. Click here to link to the Just Fix The Roads
RUSH-PAC is the political fundraising arm of the County Road Association of Michigan (CRAM). RUSH-PAC stands for Rural and Urban Streets and Highways Political Action Committee. It is made up of people like you who understand the value of good roads and bridges. Click here
to learn how together, we can make our voice heard in Lansing.
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