Thomas D. Larson Fund for Excellence Founding Members

We would like to express our gratitude to the corporations, organizations, and individuals who have contributed to the Thomas D. Larson Fund for Excellence.  Their generosity will continue Dr. Larson’s legacy for future generations of transportation professionals.


Legacy  ($100,000 or more)

Michael Baker Corporation

Chairman  ($50,000 -  $99,999)

Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.

Director ($25,000 - $49,999)

Cleveland Brothers
P.J. Dick/Trumbull/Lindy Paving
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Pennoni Associates
Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association
Volvo Construction Equipment

Executive ($10,000 – $24,999)

Brayman Construction Corporation
Kinsley Construction, Inc.
McCormick Taylor, Inc.
McMahon Assoicates, Inc.
Swank Assoicated Companies, Inc. 
Wilbur Smith Associates 

Partner ($5,000 - $9,999)

American Association of State Hightway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania
Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC)
Groff Tractor and Equipment, Inc.
HRI, Inc.
L. S. Lee, Inc. 
Mashuda Corporation, Ralph Mashuda
Susquehanna Valley Construction Corporation

Member  ($4,999 and less)

ACPA – Pennsylvania Chapter
A. D. Marble & Company
G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.
H. W. Lochner
Larson Design Group
McNees Wallace and Nurick LLC 
McTish Kunkel & Associates
Mineta Transportation Institute
Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
Nick J. Rahall II Appalachian Transportation Institute
Prestressed Concrete Association
Schuylkill Products
Striewig Bonding, Inc.
Texas Transportation Institute


Advocate  ($5,000 or more)

Daniel and Victoria Folmar
Walter and Linda Kilareski
The Larson Family
Stephen C. Lockwood
Gary Maring/Cambridge Systematics

Associate ($2,500 - $4,999)

Tom and Leesa Folmar and Family
John and Delene Hayward
John and Michelle Mason, Jr. 
James H. and Marianne T. Miller

Affiliate ($1,000 - $2,499)

Philip and Shirley Cady
Roger E. and Norma Carrier
Charles D. Larson 
Robert G. and Judith E. Meeker
Martin T. Pietrucha and Melinda P. Wilkins 
Leo P. Russell
James J. and Patricia E. Taylor
Dick and Ginny Thornburgh
Howard Yerusalim

Friend ($999 and less)

Mimi Unger Barash
Allen D. Biehler
E. Dean Carlson
Joseph L. and Elizabeth Carroll
John J. Collins 
James D’Angelo
Greg and Janice Dauber
Robert and Karen David
John and Eileen Dietz
James H. and Veronica Eagen 
Thomas D. Gillespie
Gary L. and Julie Anne Gittings
William H. and Jean G. Gotolski
Irving Hand
Barbara T. Harder 
Alan Hawbaker
Carol Herrmann
Barry G. Hoffman 
Richard H. Hogg
Joseph Intorre
M. Ann Johnstonbaugh
John S. Keffalas 
Daryl L. and Deborah D. Kerns
Paul J. and Mary E. Kersavage
George and Noreen Khoury
Larry M. King
Scott A. Kutz
Edward S. Lindow, Jr. 
H. Michael Liptak
Eugene McCormick
Archibald J. and Nancy S. McDonnell
John McFadden
Hugh A. Mose
Wayne K. and Kathryne O. Murphey
Raymond D. Nargi 
John B. and Elizabeth A. Nesbitt
Lance Neumann
Earl E. Newman
Joe Palley
Robert and Sandra Prisby
Edward J. and Barbara Regan, III
Raymond W. and ary E. Regan, Sr.
George E. Schoener
David and Elaine Schuckers
Louis and Joan Schultz 
Betty L. Serian
Larry S. Shifflet
Bud Shuster
Mark A. and Kay Fitzpatrick Simmons
Robert and Dianne Skinner 
Robert E. Skinner Jr.
Ronald J. Slavecki
John C. and Mary Ann Spychalski
Jaob and Marly Thomas 
Evelyn and John Thomchick
Paul J. Tikalsky 
Martin Wachs
C. Michael Walton
Mian-Chang and Clara T. Wang
Robert J. and Wendy S. Watts 
Violet L. and Harmer A. Weeden
Richard E. and Joanne B. Weyers
Jack and Marsha Willenbrock
David and Shirley Wormley



The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891