ASA Committees

About ASA Committees

Committee meetings are open to the public and ASA welcomes and encourages the participation of all interested parties in the shotcrete industry.


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors shall have supervision, control, and direction of the affairs of the Association, shall determine its policies within the limits of the ASA bylaws, shall actively pursue its purpose and shall oversee the disbursement of its funds.

Lihe (John) Zhang

LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd.
5069 7B Avenue
Delta, BC V4M 1S3, Canada
Phone: (778) 706-7198
E-mail: zhanglihe@gmail.com

ASA Officers

President
Lihe (John) Zhang

LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd.
5069 7B Avenue
Delta, BC V4M 1S3, Canada
Phone: (778) 706-7198
E-mail: zhanglihe@gmail.com


Vice President
Cathy Burkert

American Concrete Restorations, Inc.
11S375 Jeans Road
Lemont, IL 60439-8839 US
Phone: (630) 887-0670
Fax: (630) 887-0440
E-mail: cathy@americanconcreterestorations.com


Secretary
Bill Drakeley

Drakeley Industries
74 Hickory Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751-2308 US
Phone: (860) 274-4924
Fax: (860) 274-7902
E-mail: bill@drakeleypools.com


Treasurer
Ryan Poole

Consultant
1194 Oakmeadow Circle
Idaho Falls, ID 83406 US
Phone: (435) 830-2760
E-mail: ryanpoole33@yahoo.com


Past President
Scott Rand

King Shotcrete Solutions
3385 Harvester Road
PO Box 699
Burlington, ON L7R 3Y5 Canada
Phone: (905) 639-2993
Fax: (905) 333-3730
E-mail: srand@kpmindustries.com

ASA Directors

Oscar Duckworth (2021)

Valley Concrete Services
3200 Canfield Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472-5834
Phone: (415)378-8178
E-mail: siroscar@sonic.net


William Geers (2021)

Bekaert-Maccaferri Underground Solutions
3910 South Nine Drive
Valrico, FL 33596 US
Phone: (813) 313-7759
Fax: (770) 426-8107
E-mail: bill.geers@bm-underground.com


Ryan Oakes (2021)

Revolution Gunite
PO Box 2258
Burlington, NC 27216 US
Phone: (336) 538-0406
Fax: (336) 538-2448
E-mail: ryan@revolutiongunite.com


Jonathan Dongell (2020)

Pebble Technologies
11050 E Laurel Lane
Scottsdale, AZ 85259-3090
Phone: (602) 315-2263
E-mail: jdongell@pebbletec.com


Mason Guarino (2020)

South Shore Gunite Pool & Spa Inc.
1121 Main Street
Dunstable, MA 01827
Phone: (800) 649-8080
E-mail: msg@ssgpools.com


Marcus von der Hofen (2020)

Coastal Gunite Construction Co.
16 Washington Street
Cambridge, MD 21613-2802
Phone: (941) 744-5500
E-mail: Marcus@coastalgunite.com



Lars Balck (2019)

Consultant
1101 Padre Kino
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (828) 712-5277
E-mail: larsfob@gmail.com


Dennis Bittner (2019)

The Quikrete Companies
8530 Delaware Avenue
North Huntingdon, PA 15642-3277
Phone: (412) 759-1333
E-mail: dbittner@quikrete.com


Axel Nitschke (2019)

WSP USA
1015 Half Street SE, Ste 650
Washington DC 20003 US
Phone: (703) 386-6683
E-mail: axel.nitschke@wsp.com


Contractor Qualification Committee

Mission Statement: To develop and maintain ASA's Contractor Qualification Program.

Marcus von der Hofen, Chair
Coastal Gunite Construction Co.
16 Washington Street
Cambridge, MD 21613-2802
Phone: (941) 744-5500
E-mail: marcus@coastalgunite.com


Education Committee

Mission Statement: To provide shotcrete education, training, and certification.

Oscar Duckworth, Chair
Valley Concrete Services
3200 Canfield Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472-5834
Phone: (415) 378-8178
E-mail: siroscar@sonic.net


Marketing Committee

Mission Statement: To ensure that shotcrete has its "market share" in a national arena.

Tait Pirkle, Chair
Eastco Shotcrete LLC
1211 Kennedy Blvd
Manville, NJ 08835 US
Phone: (908) 526-27773
E-mail: taitpirkle.eastco@gmail.com


Membership Committee

Mission Statement: To broaden the ASA membership base.

Cathy Burkert

American Concrete Restorations, Inc.
11S375 Jeans Road
Lemont, IL 60439-8839
Phone: (630) 887-0670
E-mail: cathy@americanconcreterestorations.com

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Pool & Recreational Shotcrete Committee

Mission Statement: To educate and promote the proper use and application of shotcrete to the swimming pool and recreational shotcrete industry.

Mason Guarino, Chair
South Shore Gunite Pools & Spas Inc.
12 Esquire Road
North Billerica, MA 01862
Phone: (508) 962-0521
E-mail: mguarino@southshoregunitepools.com


Safety Committee

Mission Statement: To explore and promote safety issues within the shotcrete industry.

Andrea Scott, Chair
HydroArch
1445 American Pacific Drive
Henderson, NV 89074-7402
Phone: (702) 566-1700
E-mail: lvnvandrea@gmail.com


Technical Committee

Mission Statement: To oversee the technical activities of ASA, including the review and evaluation of technical presentations, publications, handouts, etc., and the appraisal of research projects under consideration for ASA sponsorship.

Lihe (John) Zhang, Chair
LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd.
5069 7B Avenue
Delta, BC V4M 1S3, Canada
Phone: (778) 706-7198
E-mail: zhanglihe@gmail.com


Underground Committee

Mission Statement: To educate and promote the use and proper application of shotcrete to the underground construction and mining industries.

Axel Nitschke, Chair
WSP USA
1015 Half Street SE, Ste 650
Washington DC, 20003 US
Phone: (703) 386-6683
E-mail: axel.nitschke@wsp.com

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