Rich Sanders, former LRRB Chairman and Polk County Engineer, has completed his term as president of the National Association of County Engineers. Sanders advocated on behalf of county engineers in Washington, D.C., and worked on efforts related to unpaved road safety, maintenance, and preservation. He also obtained NACE’s first Road to Zero grant from the National Safety Center to conduct a national review (PDF) of local road crash data and recommend better data reporting techniques in order to identify safety challenges and solutions. Prior to his one-year term, Sanders served as president-elect. In addition to his previous service on the LRRB Board, Sanders is also a past member of the LRRB’s Research Implementation Committee.