ASTM International’s concrete and concrete aggregates committee (C09) presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Steven Parker of Chryso Inc.,Rockwall, Texas, USA. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.
Parker was recognized for his dedicated service to the committee, particularly for his outstanding administrative leadership to the committee and his contributions to developing and improving standards for aggregates, ready-mixed concrete and the durability of concrete mixtures.
An ASTM International member since 1993, Parker previously received the Service Award in 2006, the Honorary Committee Member Award in 2014, and the Award of Appreciation in 2008 and 2012 all from the concrete and concrete aggregates committee. He is also a member of the ASTM committees on cement (C01), road and paving materials (D04), and the committee on technical committee operations (S02).
Parker, a sales and marketing manager with Chryso Inc., has held his position since 2008, having previously served at the Nevada Cement Company, RMC Mid-Atlantic, and Trinity Materials. He holds a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology from Montana State University and a master’s degree in geology and geophysics from the University of Wyoming.
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