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The Road Ahead in 2020 and Beyond
ASA Executive Director Charles Hanskat discusses ASA's upcoming management transition. This transition is expected to provide ASA more flexibility and growth in the years to come. Charles and Alice McComas, ASA Assistant Director, are fully dedicated to ASA and will continue serving the Association to make it of value to members. Our updated contact information is displayed below. To read the full Executive Director Update, click here.
ASA New Contact Information
Effective March 1, 2020, ASA will transition to a new management company, Virtual, Inc. Please note our new contact information:

Headquarters Address:
25 Century Blvd., Suite 505, Nashville, TN 37214
Main Phone: 248.963.0210
Charles Hanskat, ASA Executive Director:  248.983.1701
Alice McComas, ASA Assistant Director: 248.983.1702

Please note our website will remain the same along with our e-mails , , and .
ASA is Co-Sponsoring New York Build 2020
New York Build is the leading and largest free-to-attend construction and design show for New York and the Tri-state area and is officially supported by the Governor of NY. The show features: 20,000+ registered-attendees, 250+ exhibitors, 230+ speakers, AIA/ CES approved workshops, entertainment, and multiple business networking opportunities.
New York Build covers the latest projects, opportunities, investment, and innovation in the built environment of the region. The show brings together thousands of professionals from across the AEC and real estate industries under one roof to collaborate, upskill, and do business across two exciting days of networking and learning opportunities.
ASA member Frank Townsend will be presenting "Shotcrete Today" at New York Build on March 3, 2020. This presentation will explore and define the cost savings of shotcrete to general contractors and owners. It will help with how weather conditions and proper mixture design formulation can help or hinder projects. It is necessary to know when to use certain placement techniques. This presentation will identify the placement techniques for building heavily reinforced, thick monolithic concrete sections with multiple layers of shotcrete. Lastly, Townsend will explore current project profiles of structural and architectural shotcrete and future potential in the industry.
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Join ASA members at the upcoming ASA Spring committee meetings and help us advance the use of shotcrete in concrete construction! ASA committee meetings are open and new faces are welcome! These meetings will immediately precede The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition. Registration is not required. To see the full schedule, click here.
Congratulations to all of the 2019 Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Winners! Full project details will be available in the Winter 2020 issue of Shotcrete magazine. A hearty THANK YOU is extended to this year’s Sponsors of the annual ASA Awards Banquet! ASA is indebted to their generous support of the Awards program and the work of the Association.

Big Shooter Sponsors
Dees-Hennessey, Inc.; King - A Sika Company; ProShot Concrete Inc.; and The Quikrete Companies/Spec Mix.

Gold Sponsors
BASF; Coastal Gunite Construction Company; Drakeley Industries LLC; Gary Carlson Equipment Co.; Joseph J. Albanese, Inc.; Preload LLC; Putzmeister; and REED Shotcrete Equipment.

Silver Sponsors
American Concrete Restorations, Inc.; Bekaert Corporation; Blastcrete Equipment Company; Cancrete Equipment Ltd.; Consolidated Shotcrete Inc.; DN Tanks; Gunite Supply & Equipment Co.; Knowles Industrial Services Corp.; Minova; National Gunite; Oceanside Construction; Revolution Gunite; Shotcrete Technologies, Inc.; South Shore Gunite Pools & Spas, Inc.; Superior Gunite; and Wateshape University.
2020 ASA Officers and Board of Directors Appointments
ASA announced its new officers and Board members who were elected by membership. Ryan Poole, Consultant,
will serve a 1-year term as ASA President. Cathy Burkert, American Concrete Restorations Inc., assumes the position of Past President. To complete the Executive Committee, the ASA membership also elected the following for 1-year terms: Lars Balck,
Consultant, as Vice President; Axel Nitschke, WSP USA, as Secretary; and Mason Guarino, South Shore Gunite Pools & Spas, Inc., as Treasurer. Newly elected ASA Directors to serve 3-year terms include Juanjose Armenta-Aguirre, Texan Gunite; and returning for a second 3-year term: Jonathan Dongell, Pebble Technologies, and Marcus von der Hofen, Coastal Gunite Construction Company. Returning ASA Directors include Oscar Duckworth, Valley Concrete Services; William Geers, Bekaert; Jason Myers, Dees-Hennessey Inc; Ryan Oakes, Revolution Gunite; Mike Reeves, Gunite Specialists Inc; and Frank Townsend, Superior Gunite.
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About ASA
The American Shotcrete Association (ASA), headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, is a non-profit organization of contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, designers, engineers, owners, and others with a common interest in advancing the use of shotcrete. Founded in 1998, ASA increases awareness of the shotcrete process in concrete construction.