NRMCA 2022 – 2023 Standing Committees

updated June, 2024

Committee Application Form

Committees in Alphabetical Order:

Audit and Finance Committee

Chair: Nathan McKean
Staff Liaison: Michael Philipps

Scope and Objectives: 
Work with the president, supervise overall financial affairs of the Association. Recommend to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors revenue and expense budgets and revisions thereof. Responsible for long-range financial planning and planning means of producing revenue, including recommendations on needed changes in the dues structures. Supervision of the finances of the International Concrete and Aggregates Show. Primarily responsible for the relationships with other Associations with which NRMCA has an official financial affiliation. Review conformity with the Associations’ investment policies. Recommend selection of the outside auditor and annual review finances of the Association with the auditor. Primarily responsible for staff compensation and benefits. Recommend overall salary budgets to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors while maintaining reasonable and necessary confidentiality of individual salaries in keeping with the provisions of Article VII, Section 5 of the Bylaws of the Association. In general, to fulfill the responsibilities of the elected Officers of the Association as defined in Article VI, Section 1 of the Bylaws of the Association.

Business Advancement Committee

Chair: Ken Cook
Vice Chair: Blaine Weeks
Staff Liaison: Andrew Tyrrell
Executive Committee Liaison: Ric Suzio

Advocate for and advance the business performance and economic success of the ready mixed concrete industry. Oversee the maintenance, distribution and administration of NRMCA’s financial performance surveys, the Performance Benchmarking Survey and Monthly Metric Survey. Promote antitrust education and compliance training. Develop educational resources to promote financial success, execution of RMC 2025 and Beyond and facilitation of sharing of best practices and antitrust compliant networking. Within the BAC, the IT Task Group exists to share and leverage technology best practices to drive digital transformation within the industry with a focus on e-ticketing, information security and integration.

Concrete Promotion Committee

Chair Buildings: Duane Coy
Vice Chair Buildings: Andrew Lester
Staff Liaison: Lionel Lemay
Executive Committee Liaison: Bob Chandler

Chair Local Paving: Corey Zollinger
Vice Chair Local Paving: Vacant
Staff Liaison: Brian Killingsworth
Executive Committee Liaison: Bill Mullen

Chair Sustainability: Melissa Verwest
Vice Chair Sustainability: Juan Gonzalez
Staff Liaison: Lionel Lemay
Executive Committee Liaison: Bob Chandler

Scope and Objectives:
The NRMCA Concrete Promotion Committee is charged with the responsibility of maintaining a unified, on-going, nationally directed promotion program for the ready mixed concrete industry. The primary objective of this program is to assist the industry in the promotion and extension of the use of ready mixed concrete.

Government Affairs Committee

Chair: Jeremiah Lemons
Vice Chair: Becky McCollum
Staff Liaison: Andrew Tyrrell
Executive Committee Liaison: Michael LeMonds

Scope and Objectives:
The committee will help to provide government affairs staff with the proper tools and resources necessary to identify political, policy, legislative, and regulatory outcomes benefitting association membership. They will actively help to engage and educate association members as well as decision makers on issues impacting the ready mixed concrete industry to ensure beneficial outcomes as directed by the Board of Directors.

Political Action Committee

Chair: John Ernst
Vice Chair: Scott Olin
Staff Liaison: Andrew Tyrrell
Executive Committee Liaison: Scott Olin

Scope and Objectives:
To assist association members, as well as government affairs committee staff with building and leveraging a sector-leading political action committee and political program to elect pro-business, pro-ready mixed concrete candidates to federal office to create a ‘Concrete Majority’ in congress.

Membership Committee

Chair: James Schelzi
Vice Chair: Vacant
Staff Liaison: Amanda Muller
Executive Committee Liaison: Pete Lyons

Scope and Objectives:
Responsible for the planning and assisting with membership promotion and retention campaigns and the establishment of association procedures and policies that relate to membership promotion.

Nominating Committee

Chair: Scott Parson
Staff Liaison: Michael Philipps
Executive Committee Liaison: Adam Manatt

Scope and Objectives:
Submit nominations at opening session of Annual Convention for 16 representatives of active members for election to the Board of Directors and Nominees for the offices of Chairman of the Board, Vice Chairman, and Secretary/Treasurer. Submit nominations to the Board of Directors at their Annual Convention Meeting for 7 nominees from among elected members of the Board to serve as members of the Executive Committee with Association Officers. Responsible also for recommending to the Board of Directors nominees to fill vacancies occurring on the Board, on the Executive among Officers of the Association where such vacancies occur because of death, resignation, or removal from office.

Research, Engineering and Standards Committee

Chair: Justin Lazenby
Vice Chair: Bobby Dowdy
Staff Liaison: Colin Lobo
Executive Committee Liaison: Scott Brewer

Scope and Objectives:
To coordinate and consult on issues and initiatives that support NRMCA advocacy on standards that impact the industry; to support the development of recommended practices that support adoption of new technology and sustainability; to promote and promulgate the use of performance-based specifications – through proactive participation with standards setting organizations such as ACI, ASTM and transportation agencies. To establish benchmarks and industry resources for enhancing quality of ready mixed concrete. To establish policy and criteria for the certification of production facilities of plants and quality systems for companies. To support technical education and personnel certification programs that enhance the technical competence of industry workforce. To establish priorities for research at the NRMCA Research Laboratory that support industry initiatives and to advise on programs that support contract work. To develop technical publications that provide succinct and pertinent information for the industry and its customers. To facilitate technical consultation for industry members and its customers. To be available to support, as requested, technical research and education programs funded by the Concrete Advancement Foundation.

Safety, Environmental and Operations Committee

Chair: Will Ho
Vice Chair: Todd Morris
Staff Liaison: Kevin Walgenbach
Executive Committee Liaison: Sarah Beasley

Scope and Objectives:
The Committee on Safety, Environmental and Operations (SEO) provides a forum for the interchange of ideas relating to safety, equipment maintenance, environmental compliance, production and distribution, and the training of personnel in the ready mixed concrete industry. The committee advocates and reports on regulatory issues involving, in part, the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Treasury. The committee also develops issue papers, authors comments on rulemakings and monitors all regulatory actions. The committee helps coordinate the annual NRMCA ConcreteWorks event and is responsible for the annual NRMCA National Mixer Driver Championship. The SEO committee has responsibility for the development of publications for operations, environmental and safety personnel. The committee conducts annual surveys including the Safety Contest and Safety Benchmarking Survey, Fleet Benchmarking Survey and Regulatory Survey. The SEO committee provides content expertise to develop and deliver industry specific safety, environmental and operations related training courses. As well, the SEO Committee is responsible for a number of industry recognition programs including the Annual Safety Award, Driver of the Year Award, Environmental Excellence Awards, and the Joseph E. Carpenter Award.

Workforce Development Committee

Chair: Cassie Krause
Vice Chair: Delta Mitchum
Staff Liaison: Jeannette Munroe
Executive Committee Liaison: Brian Gray

Scope and Objectives:
Support the practice of attracting, developing, rewarding, and retaining employees for the benefit of the ready mixed concrete industry, its organizations, and their employees as individuals. Support the workforce through encompassing career-centric programs, including leadership development and functional job certification programs. Create, evaluate, and conduct applicable job skill classes, as well as produce education-related publications, with the goal of disseminating knowledge and best practices. Award producers’ internal career development efforts. Outreach to academic institutions who attract and train new people who will apply high-level skills that serve the industry. Support human resource professionals’ strategic organizational role and provide them a forum to address HR federal public policy, labor and employment laws and regulations. Conduct the annual Mixer Driver Recruitment and Retention Survey.


Manufacturers, Products & Services (MPS) Division

  • Chair: Pierre Villere
  • Vice Chair: Teddy Keller
  • Staff Liaison: Amanda Muller
  • Executive Committee Liaison: Hall Chaney

Materials Division

  • Chair: David Ojeda
  • Vice Chair: Christopher Eagon
  • Staff Liaison: Amanda Muller
  • Executive Committee Liaison: G. Carlton Golden, Jr.

Concrete Plant Manufacturers Bureau

  • Chair: Chris Hagan
  • Vice Chair: Adam Komornicki
  • Staff Liaison: Kevin Walgenbach
  • Executive Committee Liaison: Nathan McKean

Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau

  • Chair: Mathew Walter
  • Vice Chair: Bryan Datema
  • Staff Liaison: Kevin Walgenbach
  • Executive Committee Liaison: Nathan McKean

Volumetric Mixer Manufacturers Bureau

  • Chair: Andrew Coates
  • Vice Chair: Brent Holcombe
  • Staff Liaison: Kevin Walgenbach
  • Executive Committee Liaison: G. Carlton Golden, Jr.

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