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ATSS Foundation announces Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship recipients

Scholarships awarded to 14 students for 2020-21 academic year

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (June 3, 2020) – The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation awarded 14 Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarships and three Chuck Bailey Memorial Scholarships to college and university students around the country for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for post-high school education to dependents of roadway workers killed or permanently disabled in roadway work zones. The program is competitive and provides scholarships with values up to $10,000 per student each year. Applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to volunteerism may be eligible for an additional $1,000 in honor of Chuck Bailey, a member of the roadway safety industry who died in 2002.

ATSSA announces Tetschner as new president and CEO

Tetschner will succeed longtime president Roger Wentz

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 6, 2020) – The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announces the appointment of Stacy Tetschner as president and CEO, effective March 16. Tetschner succeeds Roger Wentz who is retiring after more than 22 years as president and CEO. Tetschner most recently served as president and CEO of the United Motorcoach Association (UMA). 

Tetschner is a seasoned and credentialed association professional with 20 years of experience as a CEO. He began his tenure at UMA in June of 2017 following a nationwide search. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), as well as a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives (FASAE).

3M supports The Foundation with Toward Zero Deaths Virtual Pledge Wall

Donations totaled more than $15,000 to support loved ones of roadway workers

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3M’s Transportation Safety Division once again hosted the 3M Toward Zero Deaths Virtual Pledge Wall in support of the American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (ATSS Foundation). Online donations were accepted until Feb. 12—the end of ATSSA's Annual 49th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo—and totaled up to more than $15,000 thanks to the association’s generous supporters and partnering company, 3M. 

ATSSA President & CEO advocates for roadway safety infrastructure during Infrastructure Week

ATSSA President & CEO Roger Wentz spoke in support of infrastructure during a press conference hosted by HMG

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On May 15, the American Traffic Safety Services Association’s (ATSSA) President & CEO Roger Wentz spoke at a press conference hosted by the Highway Materials Group (HMG) in support of increased investment in roadway safety infrastructure.

ATSSA’s 48th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo breaks records

Event continues to be largest U.S. trade show for roadway safety products and services

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It was a record-breaking year for American Traffic Safety Services Association's (ATSSA’s) 48th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo, which was held at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, from Jan. 26 to 30.

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