The Sierra Nevada Concrete Association has named Tom Adams Board President for the Reno-based concrete construction education and promotion group.
Adams is a project manager for Diversified Consulting Services based in Reno, NV where he works as a construction engineer. His focus on materials characterization and testing has led him to work on a variety of projects throughout the United States and Canada. He holds BS and MS degrees in Geological Engineering and is licensed engineer in Nevada, California, and Hawaii.
Adams taught Concrete and Aggregates at the University of Nevada Reno for over nine years. In addition to his duties as president of the SNCA, Tom is the president of the Natural Pozzolan Association, a national level trade group focused on continued development of natural pozzolans for beneficial use in concrete.
The Sierra Nevada Sierra Nevada Concrete Association (SNCA) is an active force in promoting the use of quality concrete for all types of construction; from tilt-up logistics and manufacturing facilities, to lower-life cycle cost concrete pavements for roadways and parking lots. The SNCA provides public officials, engineers, architects and private developers with access to information regarding concrete in the Northern Nevada/California region.
SNCA also provides continuing education for construction and architecture professionals and supports student construction engineering with scholarships. SNCA is a long-time sponsor of the championship University of Nevada Concrete Canoe Team.
Joining Adams on the 2018 Executive Board are: VP: Ross Hiserodt, 3D Concrete; Sect./Treasurer, Brandon Kingsolver, Cemex; and Past President: Brent Coulson, Euclid Chemical.
For more information on the SNCA and its programs ad technical assistance, log on to www.sierranevadaconcrete.org.