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| FEATURE Q&A with Marc Kmec Chair of the Young Leaders Steering Committee "It was nice to be surrounded by professionals of similar age and experience who understood the challenges and opportunities this great industry presents." MARC KMEC BELIEVES THAT the NSSGA Young Leaders is an instrumental group for professionals 40 years of age or younger in the aggregates industry to hone their leadership skills and build their business network. The group is dedicated to building a national network of industry professionals who exchange ideas, forge career lasting relationships and help companies become more successful. The main event is the Young Leaders Annual Meeting and consists of inspiring professional development sessions and unique teambuilding and networking events. The dates and location of the 2017 event will be announced late summer 2016. There is also a lunch program just for Young Leaders members at the NSSGA Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo to keep the group together throughout the year. Kmec has worked for Martin Marietta for 11 years and talks about his experiences in getting started with Young Leaders, what has kept him involved and the goals for the group he will chair until next summer. How did you get involved with Young Leaders and NSSGA leadership? I was fortunate to attend my first Young Leaders Annual Meeting five years ago when Martin Marietta hosted a facility tour in the Bahamas. I had to work closely with Chris Upp and Jeff Detwiler, who were the Chair and Vice Chair of the Young Leaders, respectively. I could tell from the start that the NSSGA Young Leaders is a special group of young industry professionals and I wanted to stay involved. To be honest, it was nice to be surrounded by professionals of similar age and experience who understood the challenges and opportunities this great industry presents. So after that meeting, there was an opening on the Young Leaders Steering Committee and I was able to get more involved with the group. I've enjoyed helping plan the Annual Meetings and working with the NSSGA board of directors. It is also critical to recognize that none of our Young Leaders involvement would be possible without the support and commitment of the companies whom employ us. The success of the Young Leaders can be attributed to the energetic participants and the member companies' willingness to keep their Young Leaders engaged. Thank you! What is Young Leaders' role in NSSGA leadership? NSSGA recently revised the structure of their Board of Directors and volunteer committees through what was called the Board Evolution Initiative. Among other things, it revised the yearly meetings schedule and created new opportunities for people to join committees focused on issues like safety and health, communications and advocacy. One major initiative the board wanted to accomplish was ensure that Young Leaders had the chance to be more involved. STONE, SAND & GRAVEL REVIEW, www.nssga.org 25 http://www.nssga.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016

Aggregates Alerts
Election Day Means More Than the Oval Office
Election 2016
Going Above and Beyond
The Endangered Species Act and Development Projects
Toxic Substances Subject to New Review and Regulation
Q&A With Marc Kmec
Rip & Share
NSSGA@Work
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Aggregates Alerts
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Election Day Means More Than the Oval Office
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Election 2016
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Going Above and Beyond
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - The Endangered Species Act and Development Projects
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Toxic Substances Subject to New Review and Regulation
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Q&A With Marc Kmec
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Rip & Share
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - NSSGA@Work
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Products & Services Guide
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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