Pittsburgh – December 21, 2020

The Pennsylvania Association of Asphalt Material Applicators (PAAMA) inducted John Shutsa Jr. as President of the 2021 Board of Directors. Mr. Shutsa was inducted as President during the December 1, 2020 board meeting.

Shutsa is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Russell Standard Corporation.

Other PAAMA officers inducted include:

  • Vice President: Rick Stone, Maxwell Products
  • Treasurer: Tim Montag
  • Technical Committee Chair: Matt Shaffer, Specialty Emulsions

Three new Directors were elected to serve 4-year terms:

  • Ken Messina, Asphalt Paving Systems
  • Mike Rowe, Russell Standard Corporation
  • Matt Shaffer, Specialty Emulsions



PAAMA is a professional organization comprised of road maintenance and paving contractors engaged in the application of liquid bituminous products, along with material suppliers, engineers, consultants and testing laboratories from Pennsylvania and surrounding states. PAAMA promotes the continued usage of Cold In-Place Asphalt Recycling, Full Depth Reclamation, Soil Stabilization, Cold Mix Paving, Ultra-Thin Friction Course, Micro-Surfacing, Slurry Seal, Chip Seal, Crack Seal, Fog Seal and application of Tack and Prime coats at state and municipal levels as well as in the private sector. Learn more about PAAMA here: www.paama.org