For CIRI, 2018 began with the appointment of two new members, each for a two-year term, to our board of directors.
Stephen A. Cardi II, executive vice president and COO of Cardi Corporation, was elected as President. Holding a BS in Civil/Construction Engineering from Roger Williams University, his numerous industry-related achievements include national board appointments by the National Asphalt Pavement Association, the Associated General Contractors of America, and serving as a Director for the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
In addition, Dustin J. Everson, President of Narragansett Improvement Company, was elected Treasurer. He replaces his father, John E. Everson, the long-respected treasurer for CIRI who passed away in 2017. A graduate of Bryant University, Dustin Everson represents the fifth generation of leadership at Narragansett Improvement. Playing a key role in the growth and modernization of its manufacturing plant, Everson spearheaded the company’s retrofit into the recycling of bituminous asphalt products. He also serves as RI State Director for the National Asphalt Pavement Association.