US: The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has appointed Libby Pritchard as Director of Construction Materials Safety & Policy in its PCA Government Affairs team. She will also hold the same position in a joint role at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association.
Previously, Pritchard worked as a social scientist at the National Science Foundation (NSF) responsible for writing briefs highlighting NSF-funded projects for dissemination to US Congress and conducting data analyses. She also worked as the Environmental Services & Land Use Coordinator at Wildish Sand & Gravel and was chair of Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association ESH Committee from 2017 - 2018. Pritchard holds two Masters of Science degrees in the fields of Geography and Water Resources Policy & Management from Oregon State University.