Skip Powe – Executive Director– firstname.lastname@example.org
Skip is the Executive Director and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the association. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction and contract administration industry. Prior to coming to the ARBA, Skip served as Principal for Smith Seckman Reid’s (SSR) expansion into Alabama and Arkansas from October 2020 through February 2023. He retired from the Alabama Department of Transportation as the State Construction Engineer in October 2020, where he had oversight for all federal-aid and state-funded construction projects. He served in a variety of roles in the 4th Division, 5th Division, and Construction Bureau during his career and was the Construction Subject Matter Expert for the development of ALDOT’s Construction and Materials Management System (CAMMS).
Skip is a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) and currently serves on the Innovative Construction Technologies (ICT) Technical Subcommittee for AASHTO’s Committee on Construction (COC). He has been involved with the COC since 2011 including various chairman and leadership roles. With his experience leading the way nationally with the implementation of e-Ticketing, he currently serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for FHWA’s EDC-6 e-Ticketing Implementation Team in addition to the several e-Ticketing research work groups.
Skip completed his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Auburn University in 1993 and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Alabama and Arkansas.