Underground Damage Prevention: National and Local Initiatives

This educational event is open to all AGC members. AGC of America’s Utility Infrastructure Division Director, Allen Gray, will discuss major initiatives in underground damage prevention and how Minnesota fits into national efforts.

Come to this event to learn about:

     - actions and partnerships that AGC of America has to represent utility contractors.

     - resources your company can access regarding utility damage prevention.

     - state legislation being pushed this year by AGC of MN to address recent utility locating issues.


8:00          Registration and continental breakfast

8:30          Presentation by Allen Gray (AGC of America)

9:45          Overview of Minnesota legislation by Laura Ziegler and Lisa Frenette (AGC of Minnesota)

10:30       Adjourn

About Allen Gray:

Mr. Gray is the AGC Utility Infrastructure Division Director and Lobbyist.  He represents the utility construction industry before the federal government, owners and associated industries.

Before joining AGC of America’s staff, Allen worked for the Carolinas AGC for over 20 years as their Utility Division Director and Lobbyist.  Allen serves, or has served on various inter-industry boards and committees including: the USDOT’s Common Ground Study of One Call System Best Practices Steering Team; Common Ground Alliance (CGA) Charter Board of Directors; Co-Editor CGA Damage Prevention Best Practices; Charter Co-Chair of the CGA Best Practices and Stakeholder Advocacy Committees; NC811 Board of Directors; Gold Shovel Standard Board of Directors; USDOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Excavation Damage Prevention Initiative and is an inductee in the CGA Hall of Fame.  Mr. Gray has also has served his community as a member of the Riverview Community Water System and Riverview Fire Department Board of Commissioners. 

February 18, 2020
08:00 am - 10:30 am
Capitol Ridge Event Center
161 Saint Anthony Ave.
Capitol Hall
St. Paul, Minnesota 55103
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