Joseph Hunt of St. Louis was sworn in as a member of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. Hunt is the general president emeritus of the Ironworkers International and has served as an official in the building and construction trades for more than 40 years. He has served as a board member of the Lambert St. Louis International Airport Commission, as a member of the National Heavy and Highway Alliance, and on the regional committee of the National Infrastructure Alliance. Hunt's term ends March 1, 2017.
The commission is a six-member citizens' panel that governs Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Members are appointed to staggered six-year terms by the governor and must be confirmed by the senate.
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