ACI Officers and Board of
Direction Members for
Poston, Kopczynski, and four new Directors elected
Toronto, ON, Canada; Neven Krstulovic-Opara,
ExxonMobil, Spring, TX; and Antonio Nanni, University of
Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
ACI Board members who will continue to serve during
2019-2020 include: Heather J. Brown, Middle Tennessee
State University, Murfreesboro, TN; Mark A. Cheek, The
Beta Group, Engineering and Construction Services, Gretna, LA;
H.R. Trey Hamilton, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL;
Joe Hug, The Monarch Cement Company, Humboldt, KS;
William M. Klorman, W.M. Klorman Construction
Corporation, Woodland Hills, CA; Tracy D. Marcotte, CVM,
King of Prussia, PA; Michael J. Paul, Larsen & Landis,
Philadelphia, PA; and Michelle L. Wilson, Portland Cement
Association, Skokie, IL.
With his term as ACI President concluded, Lange
automatically assumes a position on the ACI Board of
Direction as a Past President member. In doing so, he replaces
Sharon L. Wood, ACI President in 2015-2016, who will no
longer be one of the three Past Presidents of ACI serving on
the Board. Lange will serve with Michael J. Schneider, ACI
President in 2016-2017, and Khaled W. Awad, ACI President
in 2017-2018, as stipulated by the Institute’s Bylaws.
The new ACI officers and Board of Direction members in
Randall W. Poston, FACI, is Senior
Principal with Pivot Engineers, Austin,
TX, and Neil Armstrong Distinguished
Visiting Fellow in the College of
Engineering at Purdue University, West
Lafayette, IN. For the past 33 years, he
has been engaged in the evaluation,
repair, and strengthening of hundreds of
structures. His expertise includes
investigation of structural failures,
evaluation of corrosion of steel in concrete, structural concrete
repair and strengthening design, and nondestructive testing.
He is an active member of numerous technical committees,
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As elected by the ACI membership, Randall W.
Poston, Senior Principal, Pivot Engineers, Austin,
TX, and Neil Armstrong Distinguished Visiting
Fellow in the College of Engineering at Purdue University,
West Lafayette, IN, will serve as ACI President in 2019-2020.
He succeeds David A. Lange, Professor of Civil and
Environmental Engineering and Narbey Khachaturian Faculty
Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Urbana, IL. Lange’s 1-year term as ACI President and
Poston’s 2-year term as ACI Vice President both expired at the
conclusion of The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition –
Spring 2019 in Québec City, QC, Canada.
Cary S. Kopczynski, CEO and Senior Principal of Cary
Kopczynski & Company, Seattle, WA, has been elected as
ACI Vice President. He fills the vacant seat that Poston
previously held and began a 2-year term as a Vice President at
the conclusion of the ACI Convention – Spring 2019. Jeffrey W.
Coleman, Principal, The Coleman Law Firm, LLC,
Minneapolis, MN, is the other current Vice President. His
2-year term began at the conclusion of the ACI Convention –
Spring 2018 and ends at the conclusion of the ACI
Convention – Spring 2020.
Four members have been elected to serve on the ACI
Board of Direction, each for 3-year terms that commenced at
the conclusion of the ACI Convention – Spring 2019. They are: ••Walter H. Flood IV, Assistant Engineer and Project
Manager, Flood Testing Laboratories, Inc., Chicago, IL; ••Maria G. Juenger, Professor and Austin Industries
Endowed Faculty Fellow, Department of Civil,
Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, The
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; ••Michael E. Kreger, Garry Neil Drummond Endowed
Chair in Civil Engineering, University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, AL; and ••Ishita Manjrekar, Technical Director, Sunanda Speciality
Coatings Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India.
The four individuals leaving the Board of Direction after
3-year terms are Frances T. Griffith, University of Arkansas,
Fayetteville, AR; R. Douglas Hooton, University of Toronto,