The Pennsylvania Association of Asphalt Material Applicators (PAAMA) elected Ken Messina as president of the 2024 board of directors at its Oct. 25, 2023 board meeting. Messina is vice president at Asphalt Paving Systems.

Other PAAMA officers inducted include:

  • Vice President: Mike Rowe, Russel Standard Corporation
  • Treasurer: John Shutsa, Russel Standard Corporation

Three new directors were elected to serve four-year terms:

  • Keith Braim, Asphalt Maintenance Solutions, LLC
  • Scott Harris, Suit-Kote Corporation
  • Walter Percy IV, Asphalt Paving Systems



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: