About the Asphalt Institute Foundation®

The Asphalt Institute Foundation’s mission is to conduct strategic research and educational activities that are designed to advance and improve both the liquid asphalt industry and the welfare of the general public.

The Asphalt Institute Foundation is a public charity that meets the requirements of Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) as a not-for-profit organization. The Foundation annually conducts strategic research and educational activities that are designed to advance and improve both the liquid asphalt industry and the welfare of the general public.

In 2019, the Asphalt Institute Foundation received more than $1,600,000 in contributions and pledges. These gifts enable the foundation to make major strides in accomplishing our mission through the fulfillment of our programs.

We encourage you to learn more about each of these significant contributions in our annual reports, as they are vital in helping us achieve our vision.

Annual Report

2018

Annual Report

2019

Annual Report

2020

Annual Report

2021


Education

  • AIF Internship Program
  • Kirk Scholarship Fund
  • Asphalt Technology Module

Research

  • STAR Symposium
  • Fehsenfeld Catalyst for Change Fund
  • Research RFPs

News

  • Highlights
  • Blog Articles

2023 AI Foundation Board of Directors

John Barrington
Chair (2024)
Blue Tide Environmental

Bob Cheever
Vice Chair (2024)
Jebro Inc.

Larry Schreiner
Treasurer (2023)
Mathy Construction Company

Laurand Lewandowski
Director (2023)
Owens Corning

Kat Crownover
Director (2023)
Valero Energy Corporation

Jeremy Alexander
Director (2024)
Asphalt & Fuel Supply

Chris Campbell
Director (2024)
Imperial Oil

Dave Henderson
Director (2024)
Asphalt Materials, Inc.

Lee Schloss
Director (2024)
Kokosing Materials

Ex-Officio

Rob Treece
AI Vice Chair (2023)
U.S. Oil & Refining Co.

Harold (Chip) Ray
Immediate Past AIF 
Board Chair (2024)
Asphalt Materials, Inc.

Ralph Shirts
Emeritus (2023)

Ex-Officio Staff

Peter T. Grass
President

Susan S. Tanner
Director, Programs & Development

Danielle Steinberg
Controller

The Asphalt Institute Foundation extends sincere appreciation and thanks to the following individuals for their service on the board of directors:

J. Baxter Burns
Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc.
2021-2022

Austin Miller
Wright Asphalt Products Co.
2018-2022

Jeff Norus
ExxonMobil
2022

Clint Rybak
Phillips 66 Company
2018-2022