Arizona Transportation Builders Association is pleased to announce that B.J. Cordova has been hired as Executive Director beginning March 12, 2018. In addition to focusing on member education and administering the organization’s operations and policies in conjunction with the Board of Directors, he will represent the organization at the local, state, and national level. Cordova fills the position currently held by Ramon Gaanderse who has served in the role for the past seven years and is departing for a position in the private sector. Cordova is a lifelong Arizona resident with interests in regional infrastructure and community-driven improvements. A recent graduate of the Eller Evening MBA program, he also studied Environmental Science and Spanish at the University of Arizona. He serves as Education Chair for Southern Arizona Environmental Management Society and was previously Chair of the City of Tucson Pedestrian Advisory Committee. He is also Past President of Tucson Sunset Rotary Club, and now a member of Tucson Sunrise Rotary. He is departing Tucson Clean & Beautiful after more than 15 years, where he most recently served as Membership & Communications Director. His community involvement and experience collaborating with government, business, and nonprofit sectors will be an asset for ATB and the community.