Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association Staff

Todd R. Ohlheiser, CAE, Executive Director

Todd Ohlheiser has been Executive Director for the CRMCA, as well as the Colorado Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (CSSGA) since 2013.  Prior to that, he spent many years in the construction, concrete, and aggregate mining industry managing businesses and operations the both US and Canada.  In the current capacity, Todd oversees both associations in an effort to positively impact legislative & regulatory issues, continuously drive safety, and drive overall improvement within the ready mixed concrete industry.

Todd is a Certified Association Executive and holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University, a B. S. in Business Administration from Regis University and an Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the North Dakota State College of Science.

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James “JT” F. Mesite, P.E., Program Manager

James “JT” F. Mesite III is a Professional Engineer with a geotechnical discipline providing engineering and materials testing consultation since 2001 in Colorado. JT has experienced a variety of materials testing functions involving soils, asphalt, and concrete materials. He also provided multiple geotechnical solutions prior to and during construction of roadways, office and industrial buildings, residential and retail developments, and municipal facilities. This combination of field, laboratory, and office experiences has led to a versatile understanding of the construction and construction materials industry.

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Annelise Shepherd, MPA, Director of Communications & Advocacy

Annelise has been involved with the Colorado Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (CSSGA) since August 2012. Her involvement grew when she came on full time with the Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association (CRMCA) and CSSGA in January 2014. Over the years, her role has evolved to Director of Communications & Advocacy.

Annelise focuses on broadening the impact of the aggregate mining and ready mixed concrete industries in the state, creating messaging to increase awareness of the benefits of the industries for a wide range of stakeholders, and advancing member engagement.

Annelise holds a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Environmental Policy & Management from the University of Colorado Denver and a B.S. in Psychology & Sociology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her background includes administrative work and research in the social psychology and usability testing fields.

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Emma Dolan, Program Coordinator

Emma is the Program Coordinator at CRMCA. She is responsible for the administrative aspects of the ACI Training Program, working with committees, and involved in areas of marketing and education. Emma also works with ACPA, Colorado/Wyoming Chapter performing necessary administrative duties as well. She began a position with CRMCA in October 2016.

Emma holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Northern Iowa. She has resided in Colorado since 2015 and has professional experience in office administration and coordination.

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