Architectural Precast Concrete Committee
Staff Liaison: Randy Wilson | Chair: Gary L. Reed
Develops resources for the production and design of architectural precast concrete (e.g. Architectural Precast Concrete Manual)
Staff Liaison: Randy Wilson | Chair: Thomas Beam
Develops and reports information on the application of Building Information Modeling for precast concrete structures, while helping the precast industry use the latest technology, and aid in the development of that technology.
Blast Resistance and Structural Integrity Committee
Staff Liaison: Tim Cullen | Chair: Charles J. Oswald
Tracks developments in blast resistance and progressive collapse criteria and develops resources for the precast industry to meet the developing requirements. (e.g. Blast Resistance Design Manual)
Building Code Committee
Staff Liaison: Edith Smith | Chair: David Schneider
Reviews the ACI Building Code and Model Codes as to their impact on precast and prestressed concrete. Develops committee reports as required on the use and interpretation of these codes and initiate changes in the codes where appropriate. (e.g. Standard Design Practice)
Concrete Materials Technology Committee
Staff Liaison: Jared Brewe | Chair: Dr. Kyle Riding
Proposes research topics, educates, and develops guidelines and standard practices related to concrete materials technology. The committee also serves as a resource in emerging and existing concrete materials technology. (e.g. SCC Guidelines)
Design Standard Committee
Staff Liaison: Edith Smith | Chair: Dr. Ned Cleland
To develop and maintain a design specification.
Staff Liaison: Edith Smith | Chair: Cheryl Rishcoff
Monitors the effect of fire codes and rating, test and insurance requirements on precast and prestressed concrete. Provides information which will be of assistance in obtaining realistic fire requirements, fire ratings and insurance rates for precast and prestressed concrete (e.g. Fire Resistance Manual).
FRP Composites Committee
Staff Liaison: Jared Brewe | Chair: Chad A. Van Kampen
Examines the use of Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) reinforcement for precast and prestressed concrete and provides information on timely developments in the use, availability and behavior of these materials.
Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Committee
Staff Liaison: Randy Wilson | Chair: Edward S. Knowles
To update and maintain PCI-128. To maintain the body of knowledge for the
Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) including quality control standard and
recommended practices. To provide support for broader use of GFRC products.
Hollow Core Committee
Staff Liaison: Tim Cullen | Chair: Dominic Lemieux
To help train and motivate Hollow Core producers in effective marketing of Hollow Core solutions, and initiate and employ any technical matters that effect Hollow Core (e.g. Hollow Core manual).
Industry Handbook Committee
Staff Liaison: Jared Brewe | Chair: Perry Schram
Develops each edition of the PCI Design Handbook. Committee changes with each division (e.g. 8th edition is currently in development)
Joint and Connection Details Committee
Staff Liaison: Tim Cullen | Chair: David Nasser
Develops resources on standard connection details, including illustrations, capacity and calculations of listed capacities. Serve as a clearing house for industry connection problems and inquiries. (e.g. Connections Manual)
Journal Editorial Advisory Committee
Staff Liaison: Tom Klemens | Chair: Dr. Rich Miller
Serves as an advisory group for the PCI Journal and guides its editorial staff regarding technical issues, advertising and circulation promotion, and other pertinent matters.
Journal Awards Committee
Staff Liaison: Tom Klemens | Chair: Dr. Amir Fam
To select award papers in the categories of: construction / production / erection technology and design, design / research construction, State-of-the-Art precast and prestressed concrete, to young authors (40 years of age or younger) who write outstanding PCI Journal papers with concise knowledge and engineering expertise.
Parking Structures Committee
Staff Liaison: Tim Cullen | Chair: Dusty Andrews
Reviews current design and detailing practices for precast, prestressed parking structures and identifies and addresses problems in structural performance and durability. Develops reports and recommendations leading to improved design and construction procedures (e.g. Parking Structures Recommended Practice)
Precast Insulated Wall Panels Committee
Staff Liaison: Edith Smith | Chair: Gary Lentz
Develops and updates recommendations for precast sandwich wall panels, with special attention to design recommendations for both cladding and load-bearing panels (e.g. SOA Sandwich Wall Panel Recommended Practice).
Prestressed Concrete Piling Committee
Staff Liaison: William N. Nickas | Chair: Catrina Walter
Study current practices in the design, manufacture and installation of prestressed concrete piling and develop technical reports that will help to expand usage and applications of prestressed concrete piling.
Prestressed Concrete Poles Committee
Staff Liaison: William N. Nickas | Chair: Dr. Fouad H. Fouad
Develops resources for the design, fabrication and installation of prestressed concrete poles.
Prestressing Reinforcement Committee
Staff Liaison: Jared Brewe | Chair: Dr. Robert J. Peterman
To serve as the authority on technical issues and
content related to prestressing reinforcement.
Professional Member Committee
Staff Liaison: Edith Smith | Chair: Cheryl Rischcoff
To serve as the authority on technical issues and
content related to the professional membership.
Staff Liaison: Tim Cullen | Chair: Charles Pizzano
Reviews and disseminates available data pertaining to precast prestressed concrete earthquake-resistant design and construction, and makes recommendations. Develops industry resources on seismic design (e.g. Seismic Design Manual).
Total Precast Systems Committee
Staff Liaison: Randy Wilson | Chair: Chad Van Kampen
Develops resources to help designers plan and build with integrated precast structural and envelope systems or "total precast buildings"