Original Press Release
ASTM International Committee on Roofing and Waterproofing Honors James C. Strong with Award of Merit
Press release date: June 20, 2012
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-James C. Strong, associate principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc. in Emeryville, Calif., has received the Award of Merit and title of fellow from ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. The Award of Merit is ASTM's highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities.
A member of ASTM International since 1995, Strong is vice chairman of Subcommittee D08.22 on Waterproofing and Dampproofing Systems. He received an Award of Appreciation from the committee in 2005 and the D08 Distinguished Leadership Award in 2009. Strong is also a member of Committee C24 on Building Seals and Sealants, where he served a term as second vice chairman and received an Award of Appreciation in 2003, as well as Committees E06 on Performance of Buildings and E36 on Accreditation and Certification.
Strong has extensive experience investigating and solving water leakage problems in roofing, above- and below-grade waterproofing and exterior wall systems. Prior to joining Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates in 2000, he held leadership positions at Testing Engineers Inc., a northern California firm that specializes in construction inspection, testing and materials engineering.
Outside ASTM International, Strong is a member of the International Concrete Repair Institute and RCI Inc., and is a past president of the Western Construction Consultants Association. He holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
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