Posted April 6, 2016

CSDA elects new Board members

Six new board members begin two-year terms.

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) is pleased to announce new 2016 Board members, who were elected at the 2016 CSDA Convention & Tech Fair, held March 10-12 in Palm Desert, California.

Six Board members, whose terms expire in 2018, were elected. They are Peter Bigwood, Brokk, Inc., Monroe, Washington; Scott Brown, ICS Blount, Inc., Portland, Oregon; Matthew Dragon, GPRS, Inc., Toledo, Ohio; Bennett Jones, Advanced Concrete Sawing, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota; Kevin Schmitt, Husqvarna Construction Products, Olathe, Kansas and Kellie Vazquez, Holes Incorporated, Houston, Texas.

The CSDA's 2016 officers and board include: (Back row, from left to right): Mike Orzechowski, Patrick O'Brien, Doug Walker, Greg Lipscomb, Tim Beckman, Peter Bigwood, Kevin Baron, Matthew Finnigan and (Front row) Bennett Jones, Scott Brown, Dan Foley, Judith O'Day, Kellie Vazquez, Jack Sondergard, Kevin Schmitt, Mike Nelson.

Continuing their roles as CSDA Officers are President Kevin Baron, Western Saw, Oxnard, California; Vice President Jack Sondergard, Central Concrete Cutting, Inc., Edgar, Wisconsin; Secretary/Treasurer
Mike Orzechowski, DITEQ Corporation, Lenexa, Kansas; Past President Judith O’Day, Terra Diamond Industrial, Salt Lake City, Utah and Executive Director Patrick O’Brien, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Returning for the second year of their term are Board members Tim Beckman, Cutting Edge Services Corp., Batavia, Ohio; Matthew Finnigan, National Concrete Cutting Inc., Milton, Washington; Dan Foley, Cobra Concrete Cutting Services Co., Arlington Heights, Illinois; Greg Lipscomb, Diamond Products Limited, Elyria, Ohio; Mike Nelson, K2 Diamond, Torrance, California and Doug Walker, Douglas H. Walker, Mount Holly, New Jersey.

The remainder of the CSDA 2016 Board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:

  • June 2-3 The Westin Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • September 8-9 Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
  • December 1-2 Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort, Dana Point, California

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