ACI announces recipients of the ACI Certification Award and ACI Construction Award

ACI announces recipients of the ACI Certification Award and ACI Construction Award

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the ACI Certification Award and the ACI Construction Award.

Mark A. Cheek receives the ACI Certification Award: “For outstanding leadership and service on ACI Certification committees, and dedication in developing, promoting, supporting, and delivering ACI Certification programs.” Mark A. Cheek, FACI, is Vice President of The Beta Group, Engineering and Construction Services, in Gretna, LA.

J. Mitchell Englestead receives the ACI Certification Award: “For outstanding service on ACI Certification committees, and dedication in improving, promoting, supporting, and delivering ACI Certification programs.” J. Mitchell Englestead, FACI, is the Technical Services Manager at American Eagle Ready Mix in Las Vegas, NV.

Janet Owens White receives the ACI Certification Award: “For outstanding service on ACI Certification committees, and commitment to improving, promoting, supporting, and delivering ACI Certification programs.” Janet Owens White is currently the Chief of the Engineering and Laboratory Services Division in the Bureau of Reclamation’s Technical Service Center in Denver, CO.

The ACI Construction Award is awarded to James Klinger, Tim Manherz, Bruce A. Suprenant, and Frank P. Salzano for their paper: “Constructability of Embedded Steel Plates in Cast-in-Place Concrete,” Concrete International, September 2018, pp. 28-34. The article presents recommendations for best practices for design, fabrication, coordination, and construction of embedded steel plates in cast-in-place concrete.

James Klinger is a Technical Representative for the Conco Companies, based in the San Francisco, CA area. Tim Manherz is the Senior Vice President of Operations at TAS Commercial Concrete Construction, with headquarters in Houston, TX. Bruce A. Suprenant is the Technical Director at the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) located in St. Louis, MO. Frank P. Salzano, P.E. is Director of Quality Control at Ceco Concrete Construction.

For more information on the ACI Honors and Awards, please visit concrete.org

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