(SCHAUMBURG, IL –May 29, 2014) The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute(CRSI) announces the appointment of Scott Stevens as the Chairman of Board along with four new officers to guide the Institute through its next two years of operations.
In addition to Stevens, the new officers are Matthew Schewe, Commercial Metals Company, as Chair of the Member Services;GiacomoAcrusci, CFS Steel Company, as Northeast Region Director; Preston Sparkman, R&R Rebar Fabricators, as Southeast Region Director; and David Coker, Gerdau, as At-Large Director.
The full Board of Directors was approved at theBusiness Meeting held during CRSI’s Annual Conference on April29th, 2014. The 2014/2015 Board consists of:
*Chairman – Scott Stevens, Dimension Fabricators, Inc.
*Vice Chairman– James L. (Pete) Diggs,Gerdau
*Treasurer – Tim Thomas, American Steel Fabricators, Inc.
*At-Large Director – Robert J. Stone, Nucor Corporation
*At-Large Director – Jeff Estep, Farwest Steel Corporation
*Past Chairman – Matthew Brace, Commercial Metals Company
At-Large Director – David Coker, Gerdau
At-Large Director – Louis Colarusso, ERICO
At-Large Director – Ty Garrison, Commercial Metals Company
At-Large Director – John Kinnischtzke, Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel
At-Large Director – Keith LePage, Whitacre Engineering
At-Large Director – Chris Linnemeyer, Alton Steel, Inc.
At-Large Director – Brice Wager, Gerdau
*Executive Committee Member
Chairman, Marketing Committee – William Brack, Harris Rebar
Chairman, Engineering Practice Committee – Dennis Hunter, Gerdau
Chairman, Member Services Committee – Matthew Schewe
Region Representative Directors
Northeast Region Director –GiacomoAbrusci, CFS Steel Company
Southeast Region Director – Preston Sparkman, R&R Rebar Fabricators
Midwest Region Director – Robert Shuherk, Harris Rebar
Greater Southwestern Region Director – Vacant
Western Region Director – Jeff Estep, Farwest Steel Corporation
Chairman, CRSI Education & Research Foundation – Robert J. Stone, Nucor Corporation
President and CEO – Robert Risser, Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
About the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
Founded in 1924, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) is a technical institute and an accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that stands as the authoritative resource forinformation related to steel reinforced concrete construction. Serving the needs of engineers, architects and construction professionals, CRSI offers many industry-trusted technical publications, design aids, reference materials and educational opportunities. CRSI Industry members include manufacturers, fabricators,material suppliers and placers of steel reinforcing bars and related products. Our Professional members are involved in the research, design, and construction of steel reinforced concrete. CRSI also has a broad Region Manager network that supports both members and industry professionals and creates awareness among the design/construction community through outreach activities. Together, they form a complete network of industry information and support.