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 Direction

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
Email: 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
Email: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
William T. Drakeley

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


Treasurer
Ryan Poole

Consultant
1194 Oakmeadow Circle
Idaho Falls, ID 83406 US
Phone: (435) 830-2760
Email: 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 Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472-5834
Phone: (415)378-8178
Email: 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
Email: 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
Email: ryan@revolutiongunite.com


Jonathan Dongell (2020)

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


Mason Guarino (2020)

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


Marcus von der Hofen(2020)

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



Lars Balck (2019)

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


Dennis Bittner (2019)

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


Axel Nitschke (2019)

WSP USA
1015 Half Street SE, Ste. 650
Washington DC 20003 US
Phone: (703) 386-6683
Email: 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 St
Cambridge, MD 21613-2802
Phone: (941) 744-5500
Email: 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
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
taitpirkle.eastco@gmail.com


Membership Committee

Mission Statement: To broaden the ASA membership base.

Cathy Burkert

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

Click here to view Membership Benefits or to become an ASA Member


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.

William Drakeley, Chair
Drakeley Industries
74 Hickory Ln
Bethlehem, CT 06751
Phone: (203) 263-7919
Fax: (203) 263-7921
bill@drakeleypools.com


Publications Committee

Mission Statement: To oversee the publication format and publication content for the promotion of association activities.

Ted Sofis, Chair
Sofis Company, Inc.
554 Bocktown Cork Rd
Clinton, PA 15026
Phone: (724) 378-2670
tsofis@sofiscompany.com

Click here to access archived Shotcrete magazine articles


Safety Committee

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

Andrea Scott, Chair
Hydro Arch
1445 American Pacific Dr
Henderson, NV 89074-7402
Phone: (702) 566-1700
lvnvandrea@gmail.com


Technical Committee

Mission Statement: To oversee the technical activities of ASA, including the review & 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
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
axel.nitschke@wsp.com

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