Larry Stevens, a project director in HR Green Inc.'s government services division in Des Moines, has been elected president-elect of the American Public Works Association. Before joining Cedar Rapids-based HR Green in 2009, Stevens was assistant city engineer for Grinnell and city engineer and public works director for Oskaloosa. From 2003 to 2009 he was director of the Iowa Statewide Urban Design and Specifications Program at the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University.