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     Influential mayors
     partner with USGBC                  CFA elects new board                                                  Industry
     to advance green                    members, president                                                    Calendar
     schools                                                                                             IBS
                                                                      The Concrete Foundations           Las Vegas, Nev.
     Mayor Manny Diaz
                                                                      Association (CFA) has              Jan. 20-23, 2009
     of Miami and Mayor                                                                        
                                                                      announced the newest terms
     Greg Nickels of Seattle
                                                                      for its Board of Directors as      WORLD OF CONCRETE
     announced the formation
                                                                      well as a new president to         Las Vegas, Nev.
     of the Mayors’ Alliance
                                                                      direct its next two-year period.   Feb. 3-6, 2009
     for Green Schools, a coali-
                                                                      Members elected Tom Brown
     tion of mayors seeking to
                                                                      of TJ Construction Unlimited       NATIONAL PAVEMENT
     strategically harness the
                                                                      Inc. in Ely, Iowa, and Jerry       EXPO
     leadership and creativity of
                                                                      Hoyer of Hoyer Poured Walls        Charlotte, N.C.
     mayors across the country
                                                                      Inc. of Marysville, Ohio, to       Feb. 18-21, 2009
     to promote the benefits                                                                   
                                                                      serve three-year terms on
     of green schools in their
                                                                      the Board of Directors. In         ABC NATIONAL
     communities. Developed
                                                                      addition, Jim Rowe of Fastrac      CONVENTION
     in partnership with the U.S.
                                         Foundations in Pittsburgh, and Amanda Morris of Herbert         Honolulu, Hawaii
     Green Building Council                                                                              Feb. 25-March 1, 2009
                                         Construction Company of Atlanta, were re-elected to
     (USGBC), the Alliance will                                                                
                                         the Board for three-year terms. Also at the meeting, Dan
     work to accelerate imple-
                                         Bromley (above) of ABI Corporation of Lee’s Summit, Mo.,        THE RENTAL SHOW
     mentation of programs
                                         assumed the role of CFA President.                              Atlanta, Ga.
     supporting the 2007 U.S.
                                                                                                         March 2-5 2009
     Conference of Mayors                                                                      
     (USCM) resolution calling         energy efficiency of their         during the design phase for
     for green schools for all chil-   homes by combining struc-          projects using the two sys-    CSDA CONVENTION
     dren within a generation.         tural insulated panel (SIPs)       tems. This can often trans-    Cancun, Mexico
                                                                                                         March 3-8, 2009
                                       roof systems and concrete          late to lower costs for both
     HUD releases study                                                     
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