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Puget Sound Concrete Specification Council

Puget Sound Concrete Specification Council

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Andrew Marks, PE

Managing Director


Andy Marks, the Managing Director of Puget Sound Concrete Specification Council, is a Professional Civil Engineer registered in Washington and Oregon.  He holds a Bachelor's degree, and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis on water and wastewater  from the University of Idaho and is a recognized expert in concrete materials.

Andy is an experienced and accomplished public speaker and trainer. He has provided training for the U of W Low Impact Development Professional Certification course and on pervious concrete for Washington State University and the Puget Sound Partnership. He has also been a guest lecturer at many colleges including the U of W College of Engineering, Portland State University College of Engineering, Oregon State University College of Engineering and Blue Mountain Community College. He has been a featured speaker at local and national conferences such as World of Concrete.  Andy has also published papers in several national publications including Concrete Construction, and Concrete Producer and most recently, the Journal of Green Building on the subject of design of pervious concrete pavements.


Andy is past President and current director of the Washington chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and past director of the Oregon chapter ACI. He is also a director of the Sustainable Development Task Force of Snohomish County and the American Public Works Association (APWA) Stormwater Managers group.


Andy is an ACI examiner and a member of ASTM (C-09.49), ACI (522), CSI, and SEAW and an affiliate of the Portland Cement Association (PCA), and National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (
NRMCA).


Prior to coming to the Council, Andy was a regional manager responsible for ready mix, aggregates, concrete pumping and accessories for a major NW construction materials producer, and was also a field engineer for the Portland Cement Association.  Mr. Marks’ background also includes several years as a design consultant.


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