Standing committees investigate and study matters of importance to the MRPA membership and the pavement preservation industry. In addition, the MRPA executive vice president is a member of several industry-related committees.

MRPA Standing Committees:


The Standing Committee on Education oversees the educational programming mission of the Association. Committee members work with the executive vice president to establish the agenda for the Association’s annual workshops and partnering meetings.

Membership Recruitment and Retention:

The Standing Committee on Membership Recruitment and Retention oversees membership functions of the Association. Committee members work with the executive vice president to ensure the Association’s programs provide value to members and that the membership is representative of the marketplace.


The Nominating Committee is a special committee appointed by the MRPA Board of Directors and is charged with the responsibility for filling vacancies on the Board in accordance with the Association’s By-Laws.


The Standing Committee on Specifications oversees the development of appropriate specifications to ensure quality workmanship in the state’s capital preventive maintenance activities. Committee members represent the Association on the Pavement Preservation Operations Committee and special committees and task forces to update MDOT specifications.

MRPA Representation on Industry Committees:

Construction Quality Partnership:

The Executive Vice President of MRPA is a member of the Michigan Construction Quality Partnership (CQP) Steering Committee, Training Committee and Capital Preventive Maintenance Task Force. The CQP is a unique collaboration of industry associations and federal, state and local transportation agencies focused on the continuous improvement of the state’s transportation system.

Pavement Preservation Operations Committee (P2OC):

The Executive Vice President of MRPA serves as co-chair of the P2OC with the MDOT Engineer of Construction Field Services. The P2OC is responsible for pavement preservation specifications, technical issues related to pavement preservation, and evaluation of new product and method innovations.