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.

President
Lars Balck
Consultant
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Vice President
Frank Townsend
Patriot Shotcrete
E-mail


Secretary
Bill Geers
Bekaert
E-mail


Treasurer
Oscar Duckworth
Valley Concrete Services
E-mail


Past President
Ryan Poole
Consultant
E-mail

Bruce Russell (2024)
Crom LLC
E-mail


Ryan Oakes (2024)
Revolution Gunite
E-mail


Kevin Robertson (2024)
SIKA Shotcrete Tunneling & Mining
E-mail


Juanjose Armenta-Aguirre (2023)
Gunite Supply & Equipment Co
E-mail


Jonathan Dongell (2023)
Pebble Technologies
E-mail


Marcus von der Hofen (2023)
Coastal Gunite Construction Co.
E-mail


Dennis Bittner (2025)
The Quikrete Companies
E-mail


Jason Myers (2025)
Dees-Hennessey Inc
E-mail


Derek Pay (2025)
Oceanside Construction
E-mail

Contractor Qualification Committee

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

Marcus von der Hofen, Chair
Coastal Gunite Construction Co.
E-mail


Education & Safety Committee

Mission Statement: To gather and communicate safe practices and quality placement standards in the shotcrete industry.

Oscar Duckworth, Chair
Valley Concrete Services
E-mail


Marketing Committee

Mission Statement: To ensure that shotcrete has its "market share" in concrete construction.

Ashley Cruz, Chair
Cruz Concrete and Guniting Repair
E-mail


Membership Committee

Mission Statement: To broaden and engage the ASA membership base.

Jason Myers, Chair
Dees-Hennessey, Inc.
E-mail


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.

Ryan Oakes, Chair
Revolution Gunite
E-mail


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.
E-mail


Underground Committee

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

Christoph Goss, Chair
Schnabel Engineering
E-mail