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.

Scott Rand

King Shotcrete Solutions
PO Box 669
Burlington, ON L7R 3Y5, Canada
Phone: (905)639-2993
Email: srand@kpmindustries.com

ASA Officers

President
Scott Rand

King Shotcrete Solutions
PO Box 669
Burlington, ON L7R 3Y5, Canada
Phone: (905)639-2993
Email: srand@kpmindustries.com


Vice President
Lihe "John" Zhang

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


Secretary
Ryan Poole

Consultant
1194 Oakmeadow Cir
Idaho Falls, ID 83406
Phone: (435) 830-2760
Email: ryanpoole33@yahoo.com


Treasurer
Cathy Burkert

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


Past President
William T. Drakeley Jr.

Drakeley Industries
74 Hickory Ln
Bethlehem, CT 06751-2308
Phone: (203) 263-7919
E-mail: bill@drakeleypools.com

ASA Directors

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


Patrick Bridger (2018)

King Packaged Materials Company
PO Box 669
Burlington, ON L7R 3Y5, Canada
Phone: (610)398-0451
Email: bridgerp@putzam.com


Oscar Duckworth (2018)

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


Frank Townsend (2018)

Superior Gunite
473 Amwell Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844-8204
Phone: (818) 391-3009
Email: frank.townsend@shotcrete.com


Lars Balck (2019)

Consultant
39 Sunset Smt
Asheville, NC 28804
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)

Shannon & Wilson Inc
8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300
Tysons Corner, VA 22102
Phone: (203) 834-7905
Email: agn@shanwil.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


Education Subcommittee - Graduate Scholarships

The purpose of the ASA Graduate Scholarship Program is to attract, identify, and assist outstanding graduate students pursuing careers within the field of concrete with a significant interest in the shotcrete process.

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


Marketing Committee

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

Joe Hutter, Chair
King Packaged Materials Company
PO Box 699
Burlington, ON L7M 3V2, Canada
Phone: (905) 639-2993
Fax: (905) 333-3730
jhutter@kpmindustries.com


Awards Committee

William T. Drakeley Jr.

Drakeley Industries
74 Hickory Ln
Bethlehem, CT 06751-2308
Phone: (203) 263-7919
E-mail: bill@drakeleypools.com

Click here to view details regarding the Awards Program


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
Shannon & Wilson
8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300
Tysons Corner, VA 22101
Phone: (571) 481-8309
agn@shanwil.com

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