Lawrence Olsen Lawrence Olsen
  Executive Vice President
Texas Good Roads/Transportation Association

Lawrence Olsen has been Executive Vice President of the Texas Good Roads/ Transportation Association since January 1989.

Olsen heads the daily operation of the 1,900 member non-profit association headquartered in Austin.

An Austin native, Olsen worked as a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative J.J. Pickle in Washington, D.C. from 1974 to 1978.  He was Public Affairs Director for the Associated General Contractors of Texas, 1980 - 1989.

Olsen has an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master's degree in history, both from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos.  He also attended the University of Texas and the University of Americas (Mexico City).  He is a veteran of the Texas Air National Guard.

He has been married for 34 years and has two sons.  The Olsens are members of the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church.

His civic activities include Meals on Wheels, the Travis County Grand Jury Association, and the Texas Society of Association Executives.

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