As part of their commitment to the Trust and its mission, all board members actively participate in fundraising by organizing events, spearheading annual drives, and leading other such efforts. In addition, all board members make personal financial contributions to the Trust.
Chair, Board of Trustees
Tracy Brettmann, P.E., D.GE, is executive vice president of A.H. Beck Foundation Company.
Brettmann has served on the DFI Educational Trust Board of Directors as a trustee, secretary and vice chair. He is a past president of DFI and a former chair of the DFI Augered Cast-in-Place Pile Committee.
He received his BSCE degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his master’s degree in geotechnical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and has authored over 30 technical papers and numerous magazine articles. He is also a member of the Academy of Geo-Professionals, Geo-Institute of ASCE, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and ADSC – The International Association of Foundation Drilling.
|Chair:||Tracy Brettmann||A.H Beck Foundation Co., Inc.|
|Vice Chair:||Rudolph Frizzi||Langan Engineering and Environmental Services|
|Treasurer:||Gianfranco Di Cicco||Bauer Foundation Corp.|
|Secretary:||Zoran Curanovic||Underpinning & Foundation Skanska, Inc.|
|Matthew Janes||Isherwood Associates|
|Dan Dragone||BAUER Equipment America|
|Roger Healey||Richard Goettle, Inc.|
|Bernard Hertlein||GEI Constultants|
|Seth Pearlman||Menard USA|
|Mark J. Rice||McNeil, Silveira, Rice & Wiley|
|Lars Richter||AECON Foundations|
|Helen Robinson||GEI Consultants|
|Andrew C. Verity||Terracon Consultants|
|Emeritus Trustees:||M. Byrl Williams||Foundation Constructors, Inc.|
|David B. Coleman||Underpinning & Foundation Skanska, Inc.|
|Richard Short||Consulting Geotechnical Engineer|