Leadership & Committees

The Board of Directors and Committee involvement is of fundamental importance in achieving the goals of the Association, and our industry. We encourage and welcome all members to actively participate and contribute their expertise in these necessary volunteer efforts.


2015-16 WACA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT
Todd Cope - CEMEX USA
VICE PRESIDENT
Jimmy Blais - Gary Merlino Construction Co. / Stoneway Concrete
SECRETARY / TREASURER
Jerry Trudeau - Miles Sand & Gravel
PAST PRESIDENT
Chad Patterson - Cascade Concrete Products
DIRECTORS:
Jim Burnett - 
Iron Mountain Quarry

Ken Christoferson - 
Stanwood Redi-Mix
Brad Estes - Granite Construction Rob Johnson - Cadman Inc.
Craig Mayfield - Oldcastle Materials Ed Owens - CalPortland 
CEMENT DIRECTOR
Cory Cannon - Lafarge
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Don Mueller - Kolberg Pioneer Inc., Johnson Crushers Int., Astec Mobile Screens

 

















2015-16 WACA COMMITTEES


Environmental & Land Use Committee

Committee activities focus on working with state agencies, cities and counties to provide industry expertise and resources for issues affecting the aggregate and concrete industry.

Promotional & Sustainability Committee
Committee activities focus on promotion of concrete products and providing resources to architects, engineers, contractors, and home owners. Contemporary topics include pervious concrete, sustainability contributions, and recycling.


Aggregate/DNR Committee
Committee activities focus on working directly with the Department of Natural Resources and provide industry information and expertise as it relates to reclamation and operations.


Safety Committee
Committee activities focus on reduction of hazards in the work place by providing members with the resources to educate employees and provide guidance for compliance with regulations to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses. Committee activities include cooperative and working relationships with MSHA & conduct Part 46, Small Mines workshops, and Annual Spring Thaw events. 


Tech/WSDOT Committee
Committee activities focus on meeting regularly with WSDOT and address current industry technical topics and provide technical & product resources.

Legislative Committee
Committee activities focus on legislative positions, provide industry education and relationships to elected officials.

Retro Advisory
Committee activities focus on advising and managing the association Retro Program. 



2015-16 WA ACI CHAPTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS


PRESIDENT
Jill Merriman - Mason Supply Co.
VICE PRESIDENT
Eric Olsen - Euclid Chemical Company
PAST PRESIDENT
Dan Nelson - Concrete Nor'west
SEC./TREASURER & CHAPTER DIRECTOR
Bruce Chattin - WA ACI Chapter Staff
DIRECTORS
Monica Jones - Lafarge Andy Marks - PSCSC
Tom Warfield - Ash Grove Cement Mark Chavez - ZGF Architects
Kyle Richardson - JTM Construction Ryan Brown - Bouten Construction 
STUDENT LIAISON  
Kamran Nemati - University of WA