Kenneth K. Wert, chairman of Haskell Lemon Construction Co., has been elected chairman of TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.  The Oklahoma City highway contractor firm is an ARTBA member through the Association of Oklahoma General Contractors.

Donn Diederich, executive vice president of ARTBA member firm Industrial Builders, Inc., Fargo, N.D., was elected TRIP’s second vice president. Former ARTBA senior staffer Michael Sakata, now president of the affiliated Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association, joined the board.

See the full TRIP release with other officers and board members.