American Shotcrete Association names new executive director

February 12, 2009 |

Farmington Hills, Mich.-based American Shotcrete Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris J. Darnell as the new executive director of the organization.

Darnell has extensive experience in the concrete industry, including serving 20 years at the American Concrete Institute (ACI) as Manager of Certification Operations, and most recently, Manager of Process Improvement. During this time, Darnell worked closely with ASA having helped develop the launch of ACI’s Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification program. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.

“Having had the opportunity to work with the American Shotcrete Association in the past, I know firsthand the dedication and hard work of our members,” said Darnell. “ASA’s accomplishments in its first ten years are impressive, and I am very excited to be a part of an organization with such passion and vision for the future. We will be working hard to leverage the exceptional skill and knowledge of our members in educating the concrete industry of the benefits and advantages of the shotcrete process.”

ASA is a non-profit organization of contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, designers, engineers, owners, and others with a common interest in promoting the use of shotcrete.

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