The Steering Committee oversees and reviews the certification program. It directs modifications and improvements to the program curriculum, operation, and reviews accusations concerning inappropriate actions by certified specialists or persons seeking to be certified. The committee has authority concerning prohibiting persons from seeking certification and authority concerning punishment of certified specialists, ranging from verbal reprimand to de-certification.

Members include:

TxDOT: Tommy Smith, Travis Patton, Richard Izzo, Enad Mahmoud, and Shari Thomason
Industry: Corey Schwarz (HMAC), Mike Brown (Texas Materials Group), Harry Bush (Vulcan Materials), Geno Carrier (East Texas Asphalt) and Brad Bradford (R.K. Hall Construction)