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ISSA Establishes New Award in Honor of Phil Tarsovich

Wednesday, March 4, 2020  

During the 58th Annual Convention of the International Slurry Surfacing Association held February 17-21, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas, ISSA honors the late Phil Tarsovich, President of Slurry Pavers Inc and ISSA Past President, with the Phil Tarsovich Lifetime Leadership Award.


Phil Tarsovich was an industry leader and contributed significantly to ISSA and the pavement preservation industry. After Phil’s passing in 2019, the ISSA Board of Directors collectively wanted to honor Phil and the Phil Tarsovich Lifetime Leadership Award was created.

 Jane and Jordan Tarsovich join Past Presidents Rex Eberly and Carter Dabney and Secretary Chuck Ingram on stage to receive the Phil Tarsovich Lifetime Leadership Award. Roger Faulkener and Stan Bland of Southeast Cement Promotion Association also pictured honored Phil Tarsovich during the ceremony. Photo by Tom Kuennen, courtesy of FP2

This prestigious award’s qualifications include nomination from a current ISSA board member or past president, 25 years plus experience in pavement preservation, ISSA committee and board experience, and continued involvement and support of ISSA.

ISSA is honored to have created this award and present the first award to its namesake Phil Tarsovich. Jane Tarsovich, wife, and Jordan Tarsovich, son and of Slurry Pavers Inc, were in attendance to receive this honor.

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