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
Rudolph P. Frizzi, P.E., G.E., D.GE, is managing principal/executive vice president of Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, and past president of DFI.
During his 33 years in the industry, Frizzi has interacted on projects located in practically every continent worldwide, and has performed geotechnical investigations and designs, prepared plans and technical specifications, and observed field testing and construction as geotechnical “engineer of record” on countless projects. His geotechnical engineering and project management experience is extensive, with particular emphasis on: foundation design and construction in urban areas, and large-scale land and waterfront public and private development projects throughout the United States, and internationally.
Frizzi obtained his B.S. in civil engineering from The Ohio State University and M.S. in civil engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is presently an adjunct professor at Columbia University School of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. He is a member of The Moles, ASCE, and is active on several American Concrete Institute (ACI) and DFI committees.
|Chair:||Rudolph Frizzi||Langan Engineering and Environmental Services|
|Vice Chair:||Zoran Curanovic||Underpinning & Foundation Skanska, Inc.|
|Treasurer:||James Johnson||Condon-Johnson and Associates, Inc.|
|Secretary:||Helen Robinson||GEI Consultants|
|Tracy Brettmann||A.H Beck Foundation Co., Inc.|
|Dan Dragone||BAUER Equipment America|
|Bernard Hertlein||GEI Constultants|
|Jonathan Huff||Richard Goettle, Inc.|
|Seth Pearlman||Menard USA|
|Mark J. Rice||McNeil, Silveira, Rice & Wiley|
|Matthew Roberts||Kiewit Foundations Co.|
|Andrew C. Verity||Terracon Consultants|
|Michael H. Wysockey||Thatcher Foundations, Inc.|
|Emeritus Trustees:||M. Byrl Williams||Foundation Constructors, Inc.|
|David B. Coleman||Underpinning & Foundation Skanska, Inc.|
|Richard Short||Consulting Geotechnical Engineer|