Norma Lashley, owner and president of BSB Construction Inc. of Curtis, Nebraska, is the new president of the Nebraska Land Improvement Contractors Association. Lashley is the first woman president in the history of the 50-year-old association. Lashley has been a member of the group since 1974, and served as vice president for two years. She has also held offices on the national level, in the Land Improvement Contractors of America. The state organization's new vice president is Ray Cooney of Walthill. Directors include Ted Lashley of Curtis, Area V director; and Merle Adams of Arapahoe, Area VA director.