Jason W. Wagner, a Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee staff member, will join Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC) as director of policy and government relations, effective Dec. 20.
Wagner’s duties will include advocating on behalf of members with state and federal agencies, assisting in the development of industry issue policies and managing advocacy programs.
He was a research analyst of the House Transportation Committee, chaired by Rep. Richard A. Geist of Altoona, where his responsibilities included drafting legislation and amendments, assisting committee members in developing transportation policy initiatives and preparing detailed analyses of legislation. He was one of the key staff members working on the mass transit funding issue in Pennsylvania.
Wagner also will serve as managing director of the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA). PHIA, a non-profit association, gathers and disseminates information to educate the public on the importance and value of a modern and safe highway system.
He previously served on the House communications staff, and he is a former intern of the Budget Office, Bureau of Legislative and Regulatory Analysis in the Office of the Governor.
APC also announced that Brian M. Fraley, director of field services of the association, has been named director of marketing and communications.
His duties will include managing association publication and communications programs, implementing association marketing programs and establishing and maintaining contacts with association members and potential members.
Fraley also becomes editor of APC’s Highway Builder magazine. He has been with APC in his current capacity since 2001.
APC represents contractors, suppliers and consultants in the highway construction industry. Its members employ 11,000 Pennsylvanians.
For more information, visit www.paconstructors.org.