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

2017

Annual Report

2018

Annual Report

2019

Annual Report

2020

Coming Spring 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

Meet the 2020 AIF Board of Directors

Austin Miller
Chair (2020)
World Oil Corporation

Steve Buckner
Vice Chair (2021)
Flint Hills Resources, LP

Larry Schreiner
Treasurer (2021)
Mathy Construction Company

Clint Rybak
Director (2020)
Phillips 66 Company

Dave Blackburn
Director (2021)

Michael O’Leary
Director (2021)
Ingevity

Dave Henderson
Director (2022)
Asphalt Materials, Inc.

Ex-Officio

Scott House
AI Vice Chair (2020)
BP Asphalt

Ralph Shirts
Immediate Past AIF 
Board Chair (2020) 

Richard Holmgreen
Emeritus (2020)

Ex-Officio Staff

Peter T. Grass
President

Linda Allin
Secretary

Susan Tanner
Program & Development Manager

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

Bill Kirk
Associated Asphalt
2017-2019

Bob Cheever
Jebro Inc.
2019