Belden Brick’s Tann, Separation Technologies’ Constantino join ASTM board

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff

The newest arrivals to the 25-member ASTM board of directors are James Tann, director of Technical Services for Belden Brick Co., Canton, Ohio; and, Cesar Constantino, Ph.D., Florida-based director of business development for Titan America’s fly ash processing and marketing business, Separation Technologies LLC. Each will serve three-year terms.

Tann assumed his current role at Belden Brick, the largest family owned operator of its kind in the U.S., in 2014, following 25-plus years with the Brick Institute of America and Brick Industry Association. An ASTM fellow and Award of Merit recipient, Tann has been a Society member since 1988, and serves on Committees C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry and C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units. Among his honors are the C15 Alan H. Yorkdale Memorial Award and C12 Honorary Membership Award. Tann is a member of the American Institute of Architects – Ohio, BIA, and Masonry Alliance for Codes and Standards.

Constantino joined Titan America’s Florida cement and concrete business in 2005 as manager of Technical Services, proceeding to Titan America LLC director of Concrete Technology, senior director of Process Quality, and vice president of Corporate Engineering. An ASTM member since 2005, Constantino serves on Committees C01 on Cement, C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, and E60 on Sustainability. An American Concrete Institute fellow and director, he holds professional memberships or affiliations with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, RMC Research and Education Foundation, Portland Cement Association, American Coal Ash Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Iberoamerican Federation of Ready Mixed Concrete.