December 2019 Monthly Meeting

Meeting Title
Designing Resilient Buildings and Communities

Aceh Community Room
Mercy Corps, 45 SW Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97204

Tom Young, PE

This program addresses the importance of resilient building design and how it differs from green building design. It covers the resilient qualities of concrete masonry products and wall systems.

Tom Young is Executive Director of the Northwest Concrete Masonry Association and a Fellow of The Masonry Society. He is a graduate of the University of Utah and has over 40 years’ experience working in the masonry industry. Tom is a member of the Structural Engineers Associations of Idaho, Washington and Oregon, and is co-chair of the Structural Design Task Group of the Masonry Alliance for Codes and Standards. He is also a member of the ASTM Committee C-15 on masonry materials.

Tom has presented at numerous conferences and meetings. He serves as a guest lecturer at several northwest universities in the colleges of architecture and engineering. He has co-authored several papers based on structural masonry research and written technical articles for industry publications.