ASTM International Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates has named a new chairman: Steven Parker, North American sales and marketing manager for Chryso Inc., Rockwall, Texas. The 1,400-member committee oversees 170-plus international concrete standards essential to building and infrastructure engineering and construction.
An ASTM member since 1993, Parker chairs Subcommittee C09.95 on Coordination and serves on multiple C09 subcommittees. Committee C09 presented him an Award of Appreciation in 2008, two years after he received a Service Award for his Committee on Technical Committee Operations term. Parker joined Chryso in 2008 from Trinity Materials Inc in Ferris, Texas, where he was vice president and general manager. Prior to Trinity, he was vice president of aggregate development and technical services at RMC Mid-Atlantic LLC in Greenville, S.C., a post that followed sales and technical assignments with RMC Nevada Inc. in Reno and Nevada Cement Co. in Fernley. Parker holds a Montana State University bachelor’s degree in wildlife management and University of Wyoming master’s degree in geology.