Young Leaders

Upcoming AAPA YLD Event: Branson, MO – 2021 – Dates TBD

Stay tuned!


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: Ted Craft, APAC-Central, Inc.
Vice-Chairman: Lane Loper, Lion Oil Co.

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)!