Victor (Vic) Weston, 22 year board member of the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and proud member of NASCLA was awarded the 2018 Most Valuable Professional at the annual UCTA/Underground Construction MVP Awards Banquet on Tuesday, January 30th, during the Underground Construction Technology (UCT) International Conference & Exhibition. Mr. Weston is renowned and revered as a long-term role model for collaboration and support between the construction industry and higher education.
Mr. Weston is president and owner of Baton Rouge, LA, Tri-State Road Boring Inc., a general contracting firm founded in 1975 that specializes in highway drainage and casings, the heavy industrial sector for petrochemical companies, and micro-tunneling and directional drilling throughout the Gulf South states.
A 30-year history of advocating for strong industry-university relations began with Weston’s membership in the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, a NASCLA State Member. He organized regular meetings with Louisiana Tech University leaders to help them align student/workforce development activities with the needs of the construction industry. Mr. Weston further advanced development activities by bringing major construction industry speakers to Louisiana universities, ensuring students learned from national experts.