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
Axel Nitschke
WSP USA
E-mail: [email protected]


Secretary
Mason Guarino
South Shore Gunite Pool & Spa Inc
E-mail: [email protected]


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


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

Bill Geers (2024)
Bekaert
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)
Texan Gunite
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 (2022)
The Quikrete Companies
E-mail: [email protected]


Jason Myers (2022)
Dees-Hennessey Inc
E-mail: [email protected]


Mike Reeves (2022)
Gunite Specialists Inc
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 Committee

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

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


Marketing Committee

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

Dennis Bittner, Chair
The Quikrete Companies
E-mail: [email protected]


Membership Committee

Mission Statement: To broaden 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.

Mason Guarino, Chair
South Shore Gunite Pool & Spa Inc.
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.

Axel Nitschke, Chair
WSP USA
E-mail: [email protected]