John Chrysler

John Chrysler is the Executive Director of the Masonry Institute of America and has been a member of the masonry industry since 1968 as a contractor, licensed Civil Engineer and Certified Structural Masonry Inspector. He is a well known author of numerous books and articles, including the popular “Reinforced Concrete Masonry Construction Inspector’s Handbook”. Chrysler serves on numerous committees and organizations, and is a past President of The Masonry Society. He also serves on the Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC), which is responsible for the development and maintenance of provisions in the MSJC Code and Specification that serve as primary references for the International Building Code. He has served on the ICC/TMS Special Masonry Special Inspector’s Examination Committee since it began. You can be reach him at jc@masonry.pro or 310-257-9000.

Future Presentations

Date Time Program Location Cost
Oct
25
10:00 AM CDT How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor Online $0.00
Nov
29
10:00 AM CDT Seismic Requirements of the Building Code Online $0.00

Past Presentations

Date Program
October 4, 2017 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program
August 23, 2017 Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor
July 26, 2017 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry
December 7, 2016 Masonry Past, Present and Future
November 2, 2016 Seismic Requirements of the Building Code
October 19, 2016 How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor
September 28, 2016 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program
August 31, 2016 Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor
July 27, 2016 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry
December 16, 2015 Seismic Requirements of the Building Code
December 2, 2015 How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor
November 18, 2015 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program
October 28, 2015 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry
June 22, 2015 Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor
August 14, 2013 How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor
July 10, 2013 Seismic Requirements of the Building Code
June 12, 2013 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program
May 8, 2013 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry
October 19, 2011 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry
October 12, 2011 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program
October 5, 2011 How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor
September 14, 2011 Seismic Requirements of the Building Code
July 13, 2011 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry
July 6, 2011 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program
June 29, 2011 How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor
June 22, 2011 Seismic Requirements of the Building Code

Articles by John Chrysler

masonry

Updated Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook

Updated Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook

The MIA and the ICC announce the release of the seventh edition of the Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook. Full story

masonry

The Seismic Progress of Masonry

The Seismic Progress of Masonry

In the first three months of 2009, 29 earthquakes measuring greater than a magnitude of 3.0 have been documented in California. Are we ready for the Big One? Full story

technical

2003 Masonry Codes and Specifications