PERMA congratulates multiple members participating in the Cornell Local Roads “Road Master Recognition” program. This program highlights local highway and public works professionals who are committed to training and education by attending workshops and demonstrating an understanding of the concepts covered under the road master programs. Road Master offers four distinct levels, each with varying requirements, for establishing fundamental technical knowledge to participating in experienced management, mentorship and leadership training.

PERMA members who are recent Road Master graduates include:

Level I

  • Andrew Caschetta, Superintendent of Highways, Town of Mendon Highway Department

Level II

  • Edward C. Ware, Superintendent of Public Works, Village of North Syracuse DPW

Level III

  • Michal Nowak, Superintendent of Public Works, Village of Rye Brook

Level IV

  • James “Jamie” Dussing, Superintendent of Highways, Town of Clarence Highway Department

A special congratulations to Clarence Superintendent of Highways, James “Jamie” Dussing, who has become one of three people to attain Road Master IV from New York State LTAP Center – Cornell Roads Program, the highest attainable level of this distinction. This commitment to training, mentorship and leadership of highway professions is exciting to see among our membership.

Please be sure to congratulate each of these members on their efforts and accomplishments!