Date: March 18, 2024

Location: Oklahoma City Convention Center,Room 201, Oklahoma City, OK

The Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I) is thrilled to share the fruitful outcomes of the 2024 Board of Directors (BOD) meeting. This year’s assembly not only heralded the introduction of esteemed new board members but also spotlighted significant achievements and strategic advancements in our ongoing mission to lead the underground infrastructure sector. This meeting is conducted in conjunction with the Underground Infrastructure Conference (UIC). It will be held in person and online.  BAMI-I wishes to express our appreciation to Robert Carpenter for providing the meeting facilities and providing complimentary conference registration to the BAMI-I BOD.

Welcoming New Insights and Leadership
In an exciting start to the meeting, BAMI-I was honored to welcome new board members Greg Jeffries, Adam Hershberger, Smith Rangel, and Omer Zeyrek. Their diverse expertise is anticipated to infuse fresh perspectives and drive innovative strategies within our organization.

Strengthening Our Executive Team
The election of Greg Jeffries to the Executive Committee marks a pivotal moment for our leadership dynamics. Greg’s vision and dedication are expected to significantly contribute to our ongoing projects and future initiatives.

Reflecting on 2023: A Year of Financial Triumphs
A review of the 2023 financial and operational reports revealed a remarkable upturn in turnover, a testament to the hard work and dedication of the BAMI-I team. This achievement underscores our commitment to growth and excellence.

Educational Milestones: Shaping the Future of Asset Management
Our UIS and CTAM courses have set the standard for education in buried asset management. Discussions on program enhancements promise to elevate our educational offerings further, ensuring BAMI-I remains at the cutting edge of industry training.

Reaffirming Our Core Values
A deep dive into BAMI-I’s vision and mission underscored our ongoing efforts to align our strategic plans with our foundational goals. This reflective session ensures our path forward is in perfect harmony with our aspirations to serve the underground infrastructure community.

Launching a New Digital Era for BAMI-I
The unveiling of BAMI-I’s revamped website represents a leap forward in our digital engagement strategy. This platform is poised to become a central hub for news, resources, and community interaction, enriching the BAMI-I experience for all stakeholders.

Expanding Our Global Footprint
From fostering asset management initiatives in Indiana’s rural communities to strengthening international collaborations in the Middle East and South America, BAMI-I is embarking on an exciting journey of growth and global outreach.

Cultivating a Value-Driven Community
Every step BAMI-I takes is aimed at enhancing our stature as the premier community for underground infrastructure excellence. With each initiative, we draw closer to a future where our contributions and collaborations set new industry standards.

We extend our deepest gratitude to all members, partners, and stakeholders who play a vital role in BAMI-I’s progress. Your unwavering support fuels our mission, and together, we look forward to achieving unparalleled milestones in the years to come.

About BAMI-I
The Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I) is a leading organization dedicated to advancing the field of underground asset management. Through educational programs, strategic collaborations, and community engagement, BAMI-I strives to enhance the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of underground infrastructure.

For more information, please contact Wei Liao at [email protected]