2024 Board of Directors Election Information

Below are the candidates for the 2024 Board of Directors.  Members should have received a link via email with instruction on how to vote.  For a ballot, click here.

Voting takes place through March 20, 2024.

Board of Director Nominees

Scott Brown

Scott Brown

Oregon Tool

Portland, Oregon

Education:     Business Leadership Portland State University, CAPM certified, PMP certified

Work Experience: Concrete cutting operator; project manager; operations manager; sales & estimating for concrete cutting contractor; manufacturer territory sales manager; regional sales manager; national sales manager.

CSDA Committees: Safety, Standard & Specs, Membership, Elections, Training, and Manufacturer committees.

CSDA Leadership Positions: Board member, Manufacturer committee chair

Other CSDA Involvement: Contribute to Concrete Openings, Present at CSDA Tech Fair, Promote CSDA to Contractors

What Serving CSDA Means to You: Giving back to an industry that I have made my career in while helping to elevate awareness and professionalism of concrete sawing and drilling contractors and the services they provide to the construction industry.

Craig Caliva

Craig Caliva

Husqvarna Construction Products

Olathe, KS

Education:     University of New Orleans Business Mgmt., OSHA 30

Work Experience: Former owner of Specialty Demolition a CSDA member since 2005. 

 CSDA Committees: Standards & Specifications and Training committees.

 Other CSDA Involvement: Concrete Openings job story contributor

 What Serving CSDA Means to You: I feel I could bring the perspective of a contractor and manufacturers point of view, since I have been associated with the CSDA as both. Networking to grow membership and participation within the association. Assist in improving attendance with committees and drive new initiatives to improve the overall value of CSDA to both contractors and manufacturer members.

Rick Glidewell

Rick Glidewell

Hilti Inc.

North America

Education:     Diploma and other Supervisory and Technical Trainings 

Work Experience: Snorkel 25 years; Magnum Diamond Machinery 2 years; Husqvarna 10 years; Hilti 13 years.

 CSDA Committees: Safety, Training, Standard & Specs, and GPR committees

 CSDA Leadership Positions: Board, 1 year

 Other CSDA Involvement: Contributed articles to the Concrete Openings, presented at convention and assisted to facilitate the 101 and 201 trainings for several years.

What Serving CSDA Means to You: Being able to share the knowledge I have gained from the many years in the business with the students to help them in the cutting future.



Justin Hendricks

Justin Hendricks


Tulsa, OK

Education: Mechanical Engineering Technology, Oklahoma State University

Work Experience: Vacuworx Global, RJ Hendrick, Stillwater Signs Inc & Cowboy Laundry, Mercruiser, Hendricks Machine & Chassis Inc

CSDA Committees: Manufacturer, Safety and Standard & Specs committees

Other CSDA Involvement: Vacuworx has contributed to Concrete Openings

What Serving CSDA Means to You: The opportunity to learn from members and contribute to the association.  Build lasting working relationships and friendships.


Dani Planto

Dani Planto

General Tool/Diamond Vantage

Irvine, CA

Education:     B.F.A Art, Minor in Marketing and B.F.A Art History

Work Experience: Makinex Construction Products 2017-2021, General Tool 2021-2023

CSDA Committees: Marketing, Safety, Manufacturer, Next Gen and Membership committees

CSDA Leadership Positions: Vice-chair Marketing committee, 2021-present

Other CSDA Involvement: I have done a testimonial for Concrete Openings, have attended every meeting since I joined in 2021, serve on many committees, and was a presenter at the 50th anniversary convention in Bermuda.

What Serving CSDA Means to You: Since joining, I have gained a better understanding of how much this organization means to the industry and how much potential it has to be a leading force in training, safety, and help set the standards to make our industry better. I want to be on the Board to help make us this leading force and make sure tasks get done. I want to help us become the association I know we can be. I can attend every meeting and plan to.

Brian Wnuk

Brian Wnuk

West Coast Cutting & Coring Group Ltd

British Columbia & Alberta Canada also Seattle WA

Work Experience: Started in the Concrete Cutting & Coring Industry 1972.

CSDA Committees: Just getting involved with CSDA again! I would like to work with the Training committee;

CSDA Leadership Positions: Board member in late 90’s

Other CSDA Involvement: Concrete Openings Top Job Award 2017; presented at CSDA convention, Hawaii; Concrete Openings Slot Cutting Precision YVR Airport; presented at CSDA 50th anniversary convention, Bermuda.

What Serving CSDA Means to You: I want to give back to the CSDA membership some of valuable lessons I have learned over my 52 years!