Concrete Sask Board of Directors

STAFF

Ashley Campbell

Executive Director

Ashley became the Executive Director of Concrete Sask in April of 2016. Within her time with the Association is has provided her many opportunities to network within the industry allowing her to meet numerous affiliates. The networking has enabled Ashley to wear a few different hats within the Concrete Industry: currently in addition to her role with Concrete Sask, she is also the Executive Coordinator for Concrete Manitoba and the Vice President of Concrete Canada.

BOARD EXECUTIVE

President - Nicole Campbell

Yorkton Concrete (2012) Ltd.

Nicole Campbell is a small-town Saskatchewan girl with big dreams who is passionate about Saskatchewan, as well as seeing growth in business, industry & agriculture within our province.

Nicole is the 3rd generation owner of Yorkton Concrete 2012 Ltd, a redimix/precast concrete plant & granular material supply business located in Yorkton SK.  She has been working in the family business since 2006, began purchasing the business in 2012 and expanded the business to include the gravel operations in 2017.  Nicole has been working in the concrete industry for 15 years.

Nicole is currently the President of Concrete Sask & has served on the Board for 5 years.  During her time, she has chaired the Concrete Paving Committee & had the privilege to represent the Association at both Federal & Provincial Industry Lobby Days.

Vice President - Colin Marshall

BURNCO ROCK PRODUCTS

Colin graduated from SIAST in 1992 with a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. His first position was with Hardy BBT. In 2002 he took a position of Quality Control Technician with Lafarge and set up their QA lab. During his 6 years with Lafarge he transitioned to Project Coordinator then to Senior Estimator for their Construction Division. In 2008 Colin took a position as Operations Manager with Western Redi Mix. In 2010 Colin took a position as General Manager of Peters Excavating. In 2015 he took his current position of Area Manager with BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

Past President - Logan Rathgeber

N & R Concrete

Born and raised in Melville, SK, Logan returned after completing Civil Engineering Technology at SIAST. He returned to work as the third generation at his family’s concrete and aggregate business, N&R Concrete Ltd. It has been a privilege to work alongside his Grandpa, Grandma, Mom and Dad. Logan’s main focus in the business is managing concrete production and delivery.

Logan enjoys the challenge that each day brings in the fast pace construction industry. When not working, Logan enjoys camping, fishing, and snowmobiling.

Logan has been a board member of Concrete Sask since 2016.

BOARD OF DIR

Marketing Chair - Nick Edwards

Lehigh Cement

Born and raised in Saskatchewan. Over a decade of experience in the construction industry and serving Concrete Sask board of directors since 2019. Nick started his career with a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from SIAST Palliser campus in Moose Jaw, SK. Throughout college and immediately following graduation, he worked for a consultant and multiple general contractors. Lehigh Hanson hired Nick in 2013 to manage the Inland Concrete Quality Control program at K+S Potash – Legacy project. Following completion of that project, Lehigh relocated his family to Calgary, AB where he supported the Inland team as a Technical Sales Representative for Concrete & Aggregates. Presently, Nick oversees cement sales in Southern Saskatchewan for Lehigh. He resides in Regina, SK with his Wife and boston terrier – Kahne. Nick is enthusiastic about the future of our industry and promoting concrete as the #1 building material on the planet.

Technical Chair - Dennis Fex

Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure Solutions

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. Wood operates in more than 60 countries, employing approximately 60,000 people.

Wood’s history in Saskatchewan dates back to 1952, when BB Torchinsky & Associates was founded by Ben Torchinsky. Ben was previously an Associate Professor in the Civil Engineering Department of the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan. Ben’s research focused swelling soils common to the City of Regina area, and its effects on buildings constructed on shallow foundations, resulting in cracks and quick deterioration. Through his findings, he was instrumental in developing a deep pile foundation system improving the stability and longevity of buildings impacted by swelling soils.

Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (E&IS) provides a full range of services across the following sectors: government, industrial, mining, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, power / clean energy, transportation and water. In Saskatchewan, E&IS operates out of Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert, where our multi-discipline experts provide diversified services across the life cycle of our customers’ assets including Environmental Remediation, Public Infrastructure, Geotechnical & Materials, and Environmental Sciences.

Dennis started his career one of Wood’s predecessor companies, BBT Geotechnical Consultants, in 1975 following his graduation from the Civil Engineering Technology program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic (formerly Saskatchewan Technical Institute) in Moose Jaw.

Dennis first joined the Saskatchewan Ready Mix Concrete Association (SRMCA) in 1999 because of his great interest in concrete. Dennis is presently the chairperson of the Concrete Sask technical committee.  Dennis was instrumental in updating and developing the Plant Certification program for Concrete Sask producer members, reviewing CSA technical information to aid producer members in understanding and keep up to date with the latest standards, providing review and guidance of technical issues, testing issues, project specifications and any related concrete issues that producer members may have.

Rob Young

Inland Concrete

Operations Manager for Inland Concrete for Regina, and Moose Jaw, I have been with the company for 8 years, I started out as a mechanic with the company in February 2013, in Medicine Hat and relocated to Regina 2 years to take the position of Operations Manager.

Troy Williams

Cypress Concrete

Dean Loewen

Tyler Dagenais

Prairie ICF

Upon completing his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007, Tyler began his career with Prairie ICF and is currently the company's Manager & Co-owner. An interest in the construction industry began at a young age through work with various contractors throughout High School & University and this continues with his current position, as well as active involvement in numerous industry associations.

Kevin Kuklisin

Euclid Chemicals

Kevin Kuklisin is the District Sales Manager – Western Canada for Euclid Chemical, providing support and technical solutions for Euclid’s construction materials product line, ready mix fibers, admixtures and integral color. Prior to joining Euclid, Kevin spent five years as Canadian Operations Lab Manager for Sanjel and 17 years in the Analytical/Product Characterization group for NOVA Chemicals.

When not travelling the highways and gravel roads of the Prairie provinces, Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife Debbie and three children Emily, Sarah and Cody. Any free time that may remain, you might find him playing hockey, basketball, golf, fishing or cutting the grass.

Rob Wenger

Rob is the Concrete & Materials manager for W.F. Botkin Construction. He has over 17 years of experience in the concrete industry working as an operations supervisor, inside sales representative, batcher, and dispatcher. Rob is very passionate about the concrete industry in Saskatchewan and is proud to work with the other Concrete Sask board members to help support and grow the concrete industry in the province.

Brent Smith

Brent is the General Manager for the Bergen Group which includes Stone Bridge Redi-Mix, BLS Asphalt, CLC Building Solutions and Bergen Excavating. He graduated from the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business Program (formerly SIAST) in 2002 and currently holds a C.Tech. designation with Technology Professionals Saskatchewan. Brent is currently enrolled in the PMP program with the Project Management Institute.

After graduating from Sask. Poly, Brent decided to pursue a career in the construction industry. Over the past 20 years, he’s held several key roles in the industry including Chief Estimator; Project Manager; Manager of Contracts and Estimating; and General Manager. In addition to his current role, Brent owns a local environmental company with his father. Smith Environmental Solutions Ltd. is a soil stabilization and dust control company offering products and consulting services throughout Saskatchewan. 

Outside of the construction life, Brent enjoys spending quality time with his wife Daelene and son Clay. Brent and his family are Riders and Pats season ticket holders.

Ryan Swayze

Ryan started attending the SRMCA events in 2008 and by 2010 was on the board of Directors serving as the Rural Representative.

In 2011 Ryan became Vice-President and has been a part of the executive board since then. Serving 3 years as Vice President, then in 2014 becoming President. After an extended term, in the fall of 2017 Ryan transitioned to Past President and has held that position since then.

Ryan and his brother Randy operate Swayze Concrete as a 3 rd generation business out of the South East Corner of Saskatchewan based out of Weyburn, Carnduff, and Assiniboia.

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Concrete Saskatchewan is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of industry professionals, representing small and large companies across the entire province.

The Association is active in several areas of the construction industry including ongoing partnerships with government, stakeholders, designers, engineers,  architects, and trade associations.

Concrete Saskatchewan’s objective is to promote the use of concrete and best practice amongst membership to produce concrete in accordance with the highest quality standards. We are focused on facilitating relationships among members and industry to strengthen our roots as a unified voice and promote concrete as the building material of choice.

Concrete Sask is the authoritative and trusted voice of the province’s ready-mix concrete industry

Contact

Box 696 Main Station
Regina, SK
S4P 3A3

Phone: 306-552-5592
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