About Us

Building the foundation of Oklahoma

Oklahoma Aggregates Association serves as the leading voice for the aggregates industry and allies.

We unite stone, sand, gravel and gypsum producers, as well as the equipment manufacturers and service providers who assist us. Our industry provides infrastructure that supports a thriving economy – through safe and durable materials supporting the integrity of Oklahoma, and contributing thousands of jobs to Oklahoma’s growing job market.

Executive Director of OKAA

Devery Youngblood became the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Aggregates Association (OKAA) in January 2019. He is the primary promoter and defender of the industry that produces the rock, sand, and gravel that is the source of the roads we drive on, the walls of our office, the windshield in our car, and the foundation of our house among many other essentials.

Oklahoma’s Aggregates Industry

  • Employs over 12,600 workers
  • Making well above Oklahoma’s median income
  • Supporting 112,941 miles of public roads in Oklahoma
  • Leading to 5 employees for every 1 employee in the Industry, and
  • Producing $4.19 in earnings for industries outside the Aggregates Industry for every $1 earned by the Aggregates Industry

Devery brings expertise to OKAA in economic growth, infrastructure development, and politics from career positions with The Chickasaw Nation, the U.S. House of Representatives, and as a pioneer in Oklahoma City’s MAPS program. Devery has worked in or with local, state, federal, and tribal governments as well being a mainstay in the Oklahoma business community for over 20 years.

Devery has a bachelor’s degree from Southern Nazarene University and a Master of Public Administration from UCO. He has always been an active member of the community, currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Regents of Oklahoma City Community College, a Life Member of the Urban League, and an active Member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Previous board appointments have included the Oklahoma City Rotary Club and the International Downtown Association.

Devery is married to Karen Youngblood and they enjoy an active life with kids, grandkids, and friends.

2022-2023 Board of Directors

OFFICERS

NAME COMPANY POSITION
Nick Parker Anchor Stone Company Immediate Past Chair
Mark Morgan Martin Marietta Chair
Katherine Carter APAC-Central Chair – Elect
Matt Ritchie Greenhill Materials Vice-Chair
Jason Quigley U.S. Silica Secretary-Treasurer
Devery Youngblood OKAA Executive Director *
*Non-Voting Officer

BOARD MEMBERS

NAME COMPANY POSITION
Chadd Snyder Anchor Stone Company Director
Daren Lesley Vulcan Materials Director
James Kemp Pryor Stone Director
Justen Cotton Holcim Director
Kermit Frank Dolese Bros. Co. Director
L.B. Bhatnagar Lehigh Hanson Director
Mark Helm Dolese Bros Co Director
Randy Beeson SECI Director
Sean Foley Martin Marietta Director
Todd Russell Warren Cat

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Colin Keane McCourt Equipment Non-Voting Ex-Officio
Joe Mathia Martin Marietta Non-Voting Ex-Officio


COMMITTEES & TASK FORCES

COMMITTEE NAME COMMITTEE CHAIR COMPANY
Government Affairs Kermit Frank Dolese Bros Co
Environmental & Regulatory Affairs Randy Beeson / David Finley SECI
Membership & Revenue Joe Mathia Martin Marietta
Outreach & Branding Katherine Carter APAC-Central
Executive Committee Chair Mark Morgan Martin Marietta

TASK FORCE NAME TASK FORCE CHAIR COMPANY
Annual Meeting

Devery Youngblood became the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Aggregates Association (OKAA) in January 2019. He is the primary promoter and defender of the industry that produces the rock, sand, and gravel that is the source of the roads we drive on, the walls of our office, the windshield in our car, and the foundation of our house among many other essentials.

Oklahoma’s Aggregates Industry

  • Employs over 12,600 workers
  • Making well above Oklahoma’s median income
  • Supporting 112,941 miles of public roads in Oklahoma
  • Leading to 5 employees for every 1 employee in the Industry, and
  • Producing $4.19 in earnings for industries outside the Aggregates Industry for every $1 earned by the Aggregates Industry

Devery brings expertise to OKAA in economic growth, infrastructure development, and politics from career positions with The Chickasaw Nation, the U.S. House of Representatives, and as a pioneer in Oklahoma City’s MAPS program. Devery has worked in or with local, state, federal, and tribal governments as well being a mainstay in the Oklahoma business community for over 20 years.

Devery has a bachelor’s degree from Southern Nazarene University and a Master of Public Administration from UCO.
He has always been an active member of the community, currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Regents of Oklahoma City Community College, a Life Member of the Urban League, and an active Member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, and has previously served on Board’s ranging from the Oklahoma City Rotary Club to the International Downtown Association.

Devery is married to Karen Youngblood and they enjoy an active life with kids, grandkids, and friends.

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