CalPortland has appointed Kerri Leininger vice president of government relations. Based in Washington DC, she will monitor and lobby advocacy issues at state and federal level.
Leininger worked at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association for almost 14 years where she served as executive vice president of government and political affairs. She focused on industry issues that included building codes, resiliency, transportation, labour and small business.
Additionally, she delivered legislative victories to for the industry including key provisions passed in the long-term highway bill Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act.
Steven Regis, CalPortland’s senior vice president corporate services, says: “Kerri Leininger provides the company with expertise in legislation directly related to the cement and concrete industries. CalPortland looks forward to this opportunity to expand our presence in Washington DC.”