Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association (WISA) announced that GZA’s Mark Krumenacher of Waukesha County, Wis., was named to the WISA board of directors. Krumenacher is a senior principal and senior vice president with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. and recently was named to the firm’s board of directors.
He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a BS and MS in geology and geophysics. Krumenacher is a professional geologist with licensure nationally.
GZA is a leading, employee-owned consulting firm providing geologic, geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services to a wide array of private and public clients.
As one of the “Friends of WISA,” GZA joins the dozens of supporting businesses that have chosen to team up with WISA members to achieve its mission of promoting safe and responsible sand mining practices. Krumenacher will serve on the WISA Board of Directors as the “Friends of WISA” representative.
WISA member companies are leaders of the state’s sand mining industry, focused on working cooperatively with state and local governments and others to help develop effective and scientifically based safety, health, environmental and land-use standards.
WISA members follow a mandatory Code of Conduct with strong principles and tough standards that guide the association’s efforts to be a leader in fostering a healthy, safe and environmentally responsible sand mining industry in Wisconsin. WISA and its members work to show that there are many positives when taking the right approach to sand mining.
With a proper balance between sound operations, adherence to responsible regulations and good relationships, industrial sand mining operations can operate safely and protect the environment while generating significant economic impact.