Julie Buffenbarger, FACI, LEED™ AP BD+C, serves as Construction Specialist
for Lafarge. Her role is to promote cement, supplementary cementitious
materials, specialty concrete mixtures, and sustainable design and building
practice initiatives through technical education, promotion and specification
with owners, architects, engineers and design agencies.
She is an active member of ACI, serving as chairman of the Sustainable
Concrete Committee, and voting member on the Fly Ash, Silica Fume and
Responsibility in Concrete Construction committees. Julie also serves as chairman for the
Concrete Joint Sustainability Committee. She is an active member of the NRMCA and PCA technical committees relating to sustainability. She has over 20 years experience in
concrete construction marketing and research and has authored over 25
publications on sustainable construction materials, supplementary cementitious materials, concrete sustainability and durability, and admixtures in mining backfill. She holds Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.