Steve Ashe of E.T. Simonds Construction Co., based in Carbondale, IL, has been elected president of the Southern Illinois Builders Association.
Other officers for 2016 are: First Vice President Harvey Wolf, L. Wolf Construction, Granite City; Second Vice President Kent Kampwerth, River City Construction, L.L.C., Benton, IL; and Secretary/Treasurer Kent Richardson, Subsurface Constructors, Inc., St. Louis.
Three-year directors elected were: Mike Bevis, Bevis Construction, Inc., Mount Vernon; and Brian Koelling, Massman Construction Co., St. Louis.
Three-year affiliate director elected was: Roger Osterhage, NuWay Concrete Forms, Inc., St. Louis.
SIBA staff members are: Donna Richter, chief executive officer; Josh Schaufelberger, director of industry relations; Kristin McCaw, executive Aasistant; Shari Schutzenhofer, administrative assistant; John Holt, director of safety and education; Bill Burris, director of safety and education; Sarah Kaczmarowski, administrative assistant; Shelby Jestes, scan technician; and Carol Fischer, receptionist.
The Southern Illinois Builders Association is a trade association of contractors representing 500-plus commercial and industrial building, highway and utility construction contractors throughout Southern Illinois