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American Shotcrete Association Elects William T. Drakeley, Jr. , as its President

American Shotcrete Association


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Farmington Hills, Mich – February 2, 2016 – The American Shotcrete Association (ASA), an organization whose mission it is to provide training, qualification, certification, education, networks, and leadership to increase the acceptance, quality, and safe practices of the shotcrete process announced the results of the recent elections for officer and Board positions today at their annual membership meeting held at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

The results of the 2016 elections for the group include these winners:

William T. Drakeley, Jr. , Bethlehem, CT was elected President. Scott Rand, Burlington, ON was elected as Vice President, Larry Totten, Walnut Creek, CA was elected as Secretary and John Zhang, Delta, BC was re-elected as treasurer. All the elected officers will serve a one-year term through 2016. Past President, Marcus von der Hofen, Bradenton, FL, will serve a year term as Past President.

Additionally, three new ASA Board members were elected to serve three-year terms: Dennis Bittner, North Huntingdon, PA; Lars Balck, Asheville, NC; and Axel Nitschke, Tysons Corner, VA.

The newly elected ASA officers represent a wide geographic distribution and include contractors, suppliers, and engineers with a broad experience in the shotcrete industry and a commitment to advancing ASA’s goals.

ASA’s Values – The American Shotcrete Association is a growing association providing worldwide leadership in education of designers, specifiers, contractors, craftsmen and suppliers in the use of shotcrete placement in a wide variety of concrete applications. Our members share a commitment to pursuing the best use of shotcrete. Our active members enjoy an opportunity for professional growth, networking and satisfaction in knowing their efforts lead to greater recognition and acceptance of shotcrete

William T. Drakeley, Jr.

William T. Drakeley, Jr.

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