UNDERWOOD SERVES AS PRESIDENT OF ARTBA

Deborah Underwood, program manager of the Transportation Institute, School of Business and Economics, was installed as president of the Research and Education Division of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) at the organization’s national conference in Monterey, Calif.  As division president, she sits on ARTBA’s executive committee and board of directors.

ARTBA has been a hub for critical information concerning the transportation design and construction industry for the past 110 years. The research and education division promotes the connection between university transportation center research, education and workforce development with the transportation and construction industry. The division helps shape national research policy and advocates increased federal funding for transportation research, education and training.