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.


2016-17 WACA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT
Jimmy Blais
Gary Merlino Construction Co.
Stoneway Concrete

VICE PRESIDENT
Jerry Trudeau
Miles Sand & Gravel

SECRETARY / TREASURER
Ken Christoferson
Stanwood Redi-Mix

PAST PRESIDENT
Todd Cope
CEMEX USA

DIRECTORS:
Jim Burnett
Iron Mountain Quarry


Chad Patterson

Cascade Concrete Products

James Essig
Granite Construction

Rob Johnson
Cadman Inc.

Craig Mayfield
Oldcastle Materials

Melanie O'Regan
CalPortland 

CEMENT DIRECTOR
Cory Cannon
Lafarge

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Don Mueller
Kolberg Pioneer Inc.
Johnson Crushers Int.
Astec Mobile Screens

 















 

 














2016-17 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. 



2016-17 WA ACI CHAPTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS


PRESIDENT
Eric Olsen
Euclid Chemical Company
VICE PRESIDENT
Mark Chavez
Perkins + Will
PAST PRESIDENT
Jill Merriman
Masons Supply Company
SEC./TREASURER & CHAPTER DIRECTOR
Bruce Chattin
WA ACI Chapter Staff
DIRECTORS
Monica Jones
Lease Crutcher Lewis
Andy Marks
PSCSC
Tom Warfield
Ash Grove Cement
Tamson Omps
CalPortland
Kyle Richardson
OAC Services
Joe Ferzli
Cary Kopczynski & Company
STUDENT LIAISON  
Kamran Nemati
University of WA