IGGA Announces New Officers and Board of Directors
The International Grooving & Grinding Association (IGGA) – a non-profit organization dedicated to serving as the leading promotional and technical resource for acceptance and proper use of diamond grinding and grooving as well as pavement preservation/restoration -- has announced the election of new board members and a slate of officers for the 2013 year.
The officers for 2013 are as follows:
• President: Tom Bonness, Jr. of C.P.R., Inc. (Elkhorn, Wis.)
• Vice President: Jake Steinberg of Construction Materials (Minneapolis, Minn.)
• Secretary: Terry Kraemer of Diamond Surface, Inc. (Rogers, Minn.)
• Treasurer: Scott L. Eilken of Quality Saw & Seal (Bridgeview, Ill.)
• Past President: Alex Ugalde of Hilti North America (Tulsa, Okla.)
With more than 25 years of experience in the concrete paving industry, Bonness has focused on concrete pavement repair, full and partial depth repair and dowel bar retrofit techniques. Working up through the beginning as a skilled laborer, Bonness is the President and Owner of C.P.R., Inc. – a concrete contracting company based in Elkhorn, Wisc. In addition, he is the Managing Member and Owner of C.P.R. Leasing, LLC and the President and Owner of T3 Concrete Testing, Inc.
The International Grooving & Grinding Association (IGGA) is a non-profit trade association founded in 1972 by a group of dedicated industry professionals committed to the development of the diamond grinding and grooving process for surfaces constructed with Portland cement concrete and asphalt. In 1995, the IGGA joined in affiliation with the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) to represent its newly formed Concrete Pavement Restoration Division. The IGGA/ACPA CPR Division now serves as the technical resource and industry representative in the marketing of optimized pavement surfaces, concrete pavement restoration and pavement preservation around the world. The mission of the International Grooving and Grinding Association (IGGA) is to serve as the leading promotional and technical resource for acceptance and proper use of diamond grinding and grooving as well as Concrete Pavement Preservation (CPP) and restoration. For more information, visit www.igga.net.