ICRI's Administrative Committees report directly to the ICRI Board of Directors. These committees lay the groundwork for the organization and work to ensure its continued growth and success.
For a status of committee activities, contact the ICRI headquarters office at 651-366-6095. To join one or more of these committees, submit the online ICRI Committee Application form today.
List of Members and Terms of Administrative Committees - 2018
Ralph C. Jones, PE, Structural Engineering Associates Inc.
Chaired by the ICRI President, the Executive Committee is made up of the President, Past President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, as well as the TAC Chair and Executive Director (who have no voting privileges). This committee can act for the ICRI Board of Directors in any matters requiring attention between regular Board meetings.
ICRI BOARD OF DIRECTION
Ralph C. Jones, PE, Structural Engineering Associates Inc.
Chaired by the ICRI President, this committee serves the association by providing a place for the entire ICRI Board of Directors to communicate in any matters requiring attention between regular Board meetings.
Elena Kessi, Aquafin Building Product Systems
The Awards Committee administers ICRI's annual Project Awards Program. Activities include maintaining the Project Award Rules and awards submittal process, selecting the pool of judges for each year's judging based on geographic location of the Fall Convention (where the Awards are presented each year), and reviewing the awards program as needed.
The committee also ensures ICRI's Project Awards Program application is on the website.
Thomas Donnelly, Sika Corporation
The Certification Committee is tasked with administering ICRI's new Certification program. Beginning with the first program, the Slab Moisture Testing Technician Certification, Grade I, this committee will determine course outlines, participant requirements and application procedures, selection of qualified instructors, the dates and location of programs, as well as administer the qualification of applicants into each certification program as required by the committee. This committee will also serve to develop future programs.
Michelle Nobel, Sika Corporation
The Chapters Committee studies and develops policies and guidelines for the operation of U.S. and International Chapters of the Institute and encourages their formation.
Standing activities include: facilitating the Chapter Awards program, maintaining the ICRI Guide to Chapter Organization and Operation, monitoring chapter activities worldwide, reviewing chapter charters for approval, and setting chapter policies.
The Committee also oversees all international activities of ICRI, such as participation in international conferences.
Ingrid Shawn Rodriguez, Ingrid Shawn Corporation
The Conventions Committee works with ICRI staff on the parameters of ICRI's meeting and conventions. It establishes items such as convention themes and forum topics and is developing convention guidelines, especially with chapter participation in mind.
Rick Edelson, Edelson Consulting Group, LLC
Chaired by the Secretariat Chair, the Coordinating Committee is made up of the current President-elect and the sitting TAC Chairperson as Vice-chairs, all ICRI Administrative Committee Chairs, all ICRI Technical Committee Chairs, and members of the Technical Activities Committee. This committee is designed to facilitate harmonization of document development and committee operation process between ICRI committees.
Brian Daley, C.A. Lindman of South Florida, LLC
The Education Committee provides educational programs to disseminate technical information on repair, restoration, and protection of concrete. The committee also broadens the industry through educational opportunities and the ICRI Scholarship Program.
Tom Ouska, Manganaro Midatlantic, LLC
The Fellows Committee administers the ICRI Fellows program. It reviews nominations for Fellows and makes recommendations to the ICRI Board of Directors for ICRI Fellows each year. The committee also oversees ICRI's other personal awards, The Distinguished Service Award and the Honorary Member designation.
John McDougall, Baker Roofing Co., Inc.
The Finance Committee is chaired by ICRI's Treasurer and oversees ICRI's budget and finances. It gathers all budgets submitted by individual committees and makes recommendations to the ICRI board on specific committee budgets. The committee also works with ICRI staff to develop the yearly budget.
Jessi Meyer, Cortec Corporation
This committee oversees ICRI's organizational marketing and membership recruitment and retention activities. The committee oversees ICRI trade show participation, website updates, and any other activity that involves ICRI trying to reach its membership and beyond.
Keith Harrison, Capital Restoration & Waterproofing, Inc.
The Past President of ICRI always chairs this committee, and its members are elected by the whole ICRI membership. The Nominating Committee reviews the nominations for the ICRI Board and Executive Committee and develops a slate of candidates for ICRI's yearly elections.
Jerry Phenney, Mapei Corporation.
The Publications Committee oversees all ICRI publications. It is involved in reviewing articles and content for the Concrete Repair Bulletin and responsible for developing the themes for its editorial calendar. The committee is also involved in overseeing the management of all ICRI publications sold through the ICRI Publications Catalog. It is currently revising the CRB Editorial Review Guidelines and Processes.
TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
Fred Goodwin, FICRI, FACI, BASF Construction Chemicals
The Technical Activities Committee oversees the activities of all of ICRI's Technical Committees and Task Groups. They developed the review process for the ICRI Guidelines, and are responsible for its administration. They are also responsible for recommendations concerning the formation of new Technical Committees and any other ICRI activities where technical content is an issue.
- TAC-A Technical Programs
Chair: Peter Golter, 3M
This subcommittee is responsible for selection of presentations for technical sessions at each ICRI convention. Seventeen abstracts were submitted and reviewed for potential presentation at the Fall 2014 convention. The subcommittee selected four presentations for each of the three technical sessions. Also, two presentations were selected as alternates and three presentations were deferred until the Spring 2015 convention.
TAC approved a draft set of terms and definitions for the concrete repair and restoration industry. This valuable resource is available for free download to all in the industry.
Concrete Repair Terminology, 2015