April 21, 2017 – The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) celebrated 25 years of the Young Leaders Annual Meeting at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Ariz. Industry professionals imparted leadership advice to a record crowd of more than 200 people. Joel Galassini, Cemex vice-president/general manager – aggregates, received the Mark S. Walsh award, sponsored by Rock Products, and presented by Associate Editor Josie Smith. Walsh was a member of the Young Leaders steering committee and helped set the direction and growth of the group before he passed away in 1999. The award is presented annually to a member of the group who exemplifies professionalism and enthusiasm for Young Leaders. Rock Products is proud to sponsor this award.