MHTC Congratulates Two New Members

SPRINGFIELD — The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, preparing for its monthly meeting tomorrow in Springfield, congratulates Warren K. Erdman of Kansas City and Brian Treece of Columbia on their recent appointments by Governor Mike Parson as commissioners.

“We welcome our two newest members, Warren Erdman and Brian Treece, and look forward to the knowledge and experience they will bring to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission,” said Commission Chairman Robert Brinkmann.

Erdman and Treece replace, respectively, Tom Waters of Orrick and John Briscoe of New London, whose terms expired. The six-year terms of the new appointees will last through March 1, 2027.

“We express our appreciation for the service of Tom Waters and John Briscoe. Each has served on behalf of all Missourians in their role as commissioner.  They provided exemplary leadership guiding the transportation funding challenges and the tough decisions required of them,” said Brinkmann.

Mr. Erdman currently serves as the Executive Vice-President of Administration and Corporate Affairs for Kansas City Southern (KCS). Mr. Erdman serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Council, amongst other community organizations. Mr. Treece recently served two terms as the Mayor of Columbia from 2016-2022. Additionally, he was just named Vice President of Strategy and Development of EquipmentShare. Mr. Treece has also been a partner of TreecePhillips, LLC since 2002.

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