Young Leaders


AAPA & MAPA Joint Event: Branson, MO – October 3-5, 2021




Hotel Information
The Hilton is located at 200 E. Main St., Branson, MO. Make reservations by calling 866-442-0959 or click on the link: Be sure to mention you’re with AAPA to receive the special group rate of $139! Group rate offered until 9/3; after that date, rate & hotel availability can’t be guaranteed.



Sunday, October 3
6 PM: Arrive in Branson
6:30-7:30 PM Social hour with light hors d’oeuvres
Dinner on your own

Monday, October 4
9-10 AM Guest Speaker: Ryan Lindsey, Oldcastle (Governmental Affairs)
10:15-11:15 AM  Roundtable Discussion (State Hot Topic Issues – AR, MO, OK, KS)
11:30 AM Golf at Branson Hills (box lunches provided)
7-9 PM Dinner at Convention Center; Guest Speaker: Scott Swanson, KDOT (Conflict Resolution & Mediation)

Tuesday, October 5
9:30-10:30 AM Guest Speaker: Sean O’Keane, Garrett X (Leadership)
11 AM Depart


Fishing Trip (on your own): If you are interested in fishing on Sunday or Monday, contact Lilleys’ Landing at (417) 334-6380. You can also go to There are a few options: fish with a guide; rent a boat and fish; rent a boat and have a leisure day on the lake. If you don’t have someone to fish with, ask to be paired up. Call ASAP – they book fast!


Mission Statement: The Arkansas Asphalt Pavement Association has created the “Young Leaders Division” in an effort to strengthen our industry, member organizations and our association by developing a structure organized path, consisting of identifying, educating, developing and providing individuals opportunities to prepare themselves for future leadership within their careers, organizations and our association.

Current Chairman: Lane Loper, Lion Oil Co.
Vice-Chairman: Kory Flippo, Rogers Group

Members of the Young Leaders Division must be age 45 or younger, and must be part of a company that is an AAPA member. If you are interested in joining the Young Leaders Division and receiving our email communications, please contact the AAPA office at


Check out the pictures below from the Young Leaders 2019 Riggs CAT Event (June) and Branson Event (October)!