The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announced the election by the membership of new officers and board members for the calendar year 2020 and Mark LeMay with JQ Engineering as its President. To support LeMay, the ICRI membership also elected the following officers:


President-Elect – Elena Kessi, Aquafin Building Product Systems

Vice President – John McDougall, Baker Roofing Co., Inc

Treasurer – Brian MacNeil, Kryton International, Inc.

Secretary - Pierre Hébert


Chris Lippmann, HDSupply served as 2019 President and will continue his service on the board as Immediate Past-President.


Their terms began on January 1, 2020 for a one-year period.


Mark Nelson will continue to serve as an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee in his role as Chair of the Technical Activities Committee (TAC).


In addition to the president and officers, the membership voted in the following new members who began serving three-year terms on January 1, 2020 ending on December 31, 2022:


Paul Farrell, Carolina Restoration & Waterproofing, Inc (Region 2)

Jon Connealy, Logan Contractors Supply, Inc. (Region 5)

Dennis Wipf, Gervasio & Associates Inc.  (Region 8)

Ashish Dubey, USG Corporation (At Large)

Liying Jiang, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. (At Large)


“I am honored and humbled to assume the reins as President of the International Concrete Repair Institute for 2020,” say LeMay. “This organization has played a pivotal role in my career, putting me in touch with the brightest minds and most capable contractors and suppliers in the concrete repair industry. I look forward to working with the ICRI Board, the Committees and the ICRI staff to grow our company-based membership, and to provide our members with top-notch technical offerings and informative and enjoyable networking opportunities, thereby enhancing the visibility and impact of our organization.” 


The returning board members whose terms were not up for re-election include:


Terms Ending in 2020:

Jason Coleman – O’Donnell & Naccarato, Inc.

Pete Haveron – Texas Concrete Restoration, Inc.

Adam Hibshman – Valcourt Exterior Building Services

Ingrid Rodriguez – Ingrid Shawn Cooperation


Terms Ending in 2021:

Pat Gallagher, PULLMAN

Dan Wald, BASF Construction Systems

Jim Spiegel, Alchemy-Spetec

Rick Edelson, Edelson Consulting Group, LLC

David Marofsky – MAPEI Corporation