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
E-mail: [email protected]


Vice President
Frank Townsend
Patriot Shotcrete
E-mail: [email protected]


Secretary
Bill Geers
Bekaert
E-mail: [email protected]


Treasurer
Oscar Duckworth
Valley Concrete Services
E-mail: [email protected]


Past President
Ryan Poole
Consultant
E-mail: [email protected]

Bruce Russell (2024)
Crom LLC
E-mail: [email protected]


Ryan Oakes (2024)
Revolution Gunite
E-mail: [email protected]


Kevin Robertson (2024)
SIKA Shotcrete Tunneling & Mining
E-mail: [email protected]


Juanjose Armenta-Aguirre (2023)
Gunite Supply & Equipment Co
E-mail: [email protected]


Jonathan Dongell (2023)
Pebble Technologies
E-mail: [email protected]


Marcus von der Hofen (2023)
Coastal Gunite Construction Co.
E-mail: [email protected]


Dennis Bittner (2025)
The Quikrete Companies
E-mail: [email protected]


Jason Myers (2025)
Dees-Hennessey Inc
E-mail: [email protected]


Derek Pay (2025)
Oceanside Construction
E-mail: [email protected]

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: [email protected]


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: [email protected]


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: [email protected]


Membership Committee

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

Jason Myers, Chair
Dees-Hennessey, Inc.
E-mail: [email protected]


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: [email protected]


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: [email protected]


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: [email protected]