American Welding Society - Past Presidents
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1961-62, A. F. Chouinard
Essentially an R&D man, Mr. Chouinard spent his professional career in welding after graduating from Purdue University in 1931, with a degree in electrical engineering. Granted 20 patents for various welding and cutting equipment and machines, he was director of the Research and Development Department of National Cylinder Gas Co., headquartered in Chicago. It was also from Chicago that Mr. Chouinard devoted a great deal of his volunteer efforts to AWS sections, as well as nationally through chairmanship of Welding Handbook chapters. He was also a member of IAA, AISE, ASM and the Chicago Engineers Club.

1962-63, J. H. Blankenbuehler
Pennsylvanian Mr. Blankenbuehler received the U.S. Navy's Certificate of Commendation for electrical design work at about the time he left Westinghouse Electric Corp. after 23 years and joined Hobart Brothers in 1946. Mr. Blankenbuehler was a graduate of Lehigh University, a member of Tau Beta Pi and Scabbard and Blade, as well as a Fellow of AIEE and the holder of 34 patents on welding apparatus. At the time of his election as AWS President, he was Design Engineer for Hobart.

1963-64, C. E. Jackson
Armed with a 1927 degree in physics from Carleton College, in Northfield, MN, Mr. Jackson soon joined the National Bureau of Standards, spending time at George Washington University in Washington, DC. His subsequent government assignments included the Naval Research Laboratory from 1937 to 1946. He was also awarded the Distinguished Civilian Service Award at the end of WW II by the Secretary of the Navy. Within 10 years of accepting a position with Union Carbide's Metals Research Lab, Mr. Jackson was made manager. In 1957, he was promoted to associate manager of Electric Welding Development for Linde in Newark, NJ. Mr. Jackson was a representative on Mission 250 of the Organization of European Economic Cooperation in 1955; a Samuel Wylie Miller Memorial Medal winner in 1956; delivered the Adams Memorial Lecture in 1959, and was made an honorary member of the Australian Welding Institute in 1961. He was also active in both IIW and the British Welding Institute.

1964-65, T. Embury Jones
Listed in Who's Who in Commerce and Industry, Mr. Jones held the presidency of both AWS and the Resistance Welder Manufacturers Association. He received his ME degree from Columbia University in 1930, and immediately launched his welding career with the Federal Machine and Welder Company as design engineer. By 1942, he had risen to vice president of the welding division. Together with E. W. Forkner, Mr. Jones founded Precision Welder and Machine Company in Cincinnati, and under his executive direction, soon established a presence in Canada with Precision Welder & Flexopress Ltd. Mr. Jones was an AWS Meritorious Certificate award winner in 1958, a member of IIW's delegation to Commission III (resistance welding) and Tau Beta Pi.

1965-66, Jay Bland
At the head of his class, Mr. Bland graduated with a degree in chemical engineering in 1933 from the University of Rochester. He went on to earn a graduate degree in metallurgy from Columbia University in 1934 and was quickly recruited by the Sun Oil Company in Marcus Hook, PA. He spent 1939 to 1951 as welding section head for the New York Naval Shipyard, leaving to accept the position of head, Metals and Welding, Engineering Research Dept. for Standard Oil Company in Indiana. At the time of his election as AWS President, Mr. Bland was responsible for coordinating welding and metal joining developments throughout General Electric, having served that company as a consulting welding engineer at its Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady, NY. In 1956, he was honored with the Lincoln Gold Metal. He was a member of ASM, ASME, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi and the Metal Science Club of New York.

1966-67, R. B. McCauley
Professor McCauley was chairman of the Department of Welding Engineering, director of Welding Research at The Ohio State University, and a physical chemist and metallurgical engineer. A Cornell University undergraduate, Mr. McCauley received his masters in metallurgical engineering from Illinois Tech, where he also accepted a teaching position. Consulting for the Armour Research Foundation started a successful second career in publishing, lecturing and troubleshooting for the professor, who also found time to contribute to the handbooks of ASM, ASNT, ASTM and The Lincoln Electric Company. In 1964, he was the first American to be elected as an IIW Commission Chairman. He was listed in Who's Who in America and received keys from the societies of Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Epsilon, Pi Tau Sigma and Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

1967-68, E. C. Miller
When Oak Ridge National Laboratory was operated by Union Carbide for the Atomic Energy Commission, Mr. Miller was its superintendent, Inspection Engineering Department. At the forefront of advancing US nuclear power generation, Mr. Miller was actively engaged with nuclear standardization committees of the American Nuclear Society, ASTM, the Executive Committee of the Code for Pressure Piping and a member of the Main Committee of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and its Nuclear Subcommittee. He was selected as a member of a five-man team representing the State Department and AWS during a 1962 exchange tour with the Soviet welding industry. He was considered an expert on zirconium, liquid metal corrosion, reactor safety, welding in the USSR, reactor fabrication and inspection.

1968-69, E. F. Nippes
Dr. Nippes, the author of numerous articles on welding, received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and then extended his relationship with RPI until he was appointed Director of the Research Division in 1965. A licensed professional engineer in New York, Dr. Nippes has maintained an active consulting practice in the fields of metallurgy and welding and today resides in Vineyard Haven, MA. He received the Samuel Wylie Miller Memorial Medal in 1959 and an Adams Memorial Award in 1965. In 1961, Dr. Nippes was one of only three American welding authorities invited to visit research centers in Moscow, Kiev and Leningrad under a National Academy of Sciences Exchange Visit.

1969-70, R. C. Becker
Mr. Becker is a graduate of Purdue University where he received a degree in metallurgical engineer; he also holds a M.S. in metallurgy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; and a MBA from the University of Chicago. After serving as a metallurgical engineer with Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., working on metallurgical and welding problems, and service with the US Army in World War II, he joined International Harvester as a welding research engineer. At the time of his AWS election, he was general supervisor. Mr. Becker currently resides in Oak Lawn, IL.

1970-71, George E. Linnert
The AWS-published Welding Metallurgy is literally the work of a lifetime by this metallurgy expert who began working with steels during the Great Depression as a trainee for Republic Steel Company. During the years of World War II, Mr. Linnert conducted research projects for the National Defense Research Council and the Office of Naval Research. An active member of AWS, Mr. Linnert presented the 1956 Adams Lecture, received the AWS Meritorious Certificate Award in 1958, and was chairman of the AWS Handbook Committee for the fourth and fifth editions.

1971-72, I. A. Oehler
Dr. Oehler rose to assistant chief metallurgist at Republic Steel in just five years while also teaching at Millard Fillmore College at the University of Buffalo. At the time of his AWS election, he was president of the American Welding and Manufacturing Company of Warren, OH. Simultaneous with his two presidencies, he was also chairman of the American Council of the IIW. In 1962, he was one of five welding experts chosen to visit the USSR under the Soviet-US Technical and Cultural Exchange Agreement. He was a member of ASM, ASTM, AISI, Sigma Xi and Tau Beta Phi.

1972-73, R. D. Stout
A native of Reading, PA, Dr. Stout became Dean of Lehigh University's metallurgical engineering graduate school in 1960. His long academic career was marked with numerous awards, including the Lincoln Gold Medal in 1943, ASM's Stoughton Award in 1952, the AWS Meritorious Award in 1956, the Spraragen Award in 1963, the Adams Memorial Award in 1964 and the AWS National Meritorious Award in 1965. Dr. Stout was a member of the Materials Advisory Board of the National Academy of Science, as well as a member of the Society of Sigma Xi and Tau Beta Phi.

1973-74, J. E. Dato
Mr. Dato began his career in a welding shop before joining Union Carbide Corp. in 1963. He joined AWS the following year and served the Society through 14 chairmanships and seven years on the Board of Directors. At the time of his election, he was general manager of Union Carbide's Electric Welding Department, an entity he helped organize. After his corporate retirement, he was selected as Executive Director of the Society from 1975 to 1979.

1974-75, J. W. Moeller
John W. Moeller has been elected a Fellow of the American Welding Society. An AWS member for 50 years, Moeller was inducted for "notable achievements in the development of improved welding equipments, significant technical contributions to major industrial and government projects and courageous decisions as an officer and president of the American Welding Society."

Moeller served two enlistments with the U.S. Navy: in the first enlistment, immediately following high school graduation in 1939, he saw service on the USS Nevada as a gunner. After his two-year stint, he served as welding foreman on the world's largest magnesium mining operation in Henderson, Nev., a major war material project.

He reenlisted in 1942 and was assigned to the Fleet Welding School in San Diego because of his experience welding Liberty Ships at Terminal Island.

As chief welding instructor at the Fleet Welding School, Moeller taught underwater welding and cutting and specialized in battle damage repair welding in hazardous environments such as fuel oil tanks, aviation gasoline storage tanks and high-pressure main steam piping systems.

Following World War II, Moeller was hired as manager of the welding Division by Pacific Metals Co. He subsequently became the chief welding engineer for the Ralph M. Parsons Co. (Los Angeles and Pasadena headquartered) in 1962, one of the largest engineering and construction companies in the world. Many of the large engineering projects undertaken by Parsons over the years were located in difficult environs for critical welding:

  • Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, ARCO North Slope Facilities
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline, Alaska
  • Jeddah International Airport, Saudi Arabia
  • Minuteman underground launch complex, Whiteman AFB, Missouri

    Other multi-billion dollar projects where Moeller was in charge of the end quality of all welds include the Honolulu International Airport, which houses a unique underground jet fuel system. For the welding required for Detroit Edison's first nuclear power plant, Moeller helped develop an automatic welding machine that improved weld integrity dramatically.

    When he retired from Ralph M. Parsons in 1982, Moeller had already served a term as president of the American Welding Society (1974-1975). He was presented with AWS's Distinguished Member Award in 1989.

    1975-76, P. W. Ramsey
    Mr. Ramsey holds a degree from Carnegie-Mellon and a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin, both in metallurgical engineering. He put his education to work on behalf of A.O. Smith Corp. in Milwaukee, in a career that saw him as a manager of Welding Research and Development at the time of his election. Mr. Ramsey served AWS for eight years as a director and then as president, chairman of the Welding Handbook Committee, and as the Societyís Executive Director from 1982 to 1986.

    1976-77, R. H. Foxhall
    Mr. Foxhall culminated 20 years of extensive research and service to AWS with his election as president. His service to the Society included 11 years as a member of the Board of Directors. He was also one of the members of the first AWS committee on Long Range Goals and Objectives, calling on years of experience in the Mahooning Valley Section. Mr. Foxhall was a 1952 graduate of Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, OH, with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. At the time of his election, he was a sales manager, special products, for Wean United in Youngstown, OH.

    1977-78, H. A. "Butch" Sosnin
    Mr. Sosnin began his welding career as a part-time pipe welder while attending high school. After studying at the University of Louisville, he went into the construction field working on pipe and vessels. Before launching his own consulting operation in 1959, he had worked with Tube Turns Co. as a director of service engineering and as a director of research for Stanley G. Flag Company. He served on the AWS D10 Pipe and Tubing Committee and was an inaugural member of the AWS Committee on Qualification of Welding Personnel. He was a member of ASM, ASNT, ASME, as well as the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis.

    1978-79, A. Lesnewich
    A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering, Dr. Lesnewich was director of filler metals, research and development, at Airco Welding Products when he was elected president. His creative work resulted in ten patents and a number of publications. Of his papers published in the Welding Journal, one was awarded the Lincoln Gold Medal and another was presented as an Adams Lecture.

    1979-80, G. K. Willecke
    After nine years as a physics and mathematics teacher in Wisconsin high school and assistant professor of physics at Lawrence University, Mr. Willecke joined Miller Electric Company. At the time of his election as AWS President he served Miller as a vice president. Mr. Willecke served as a member of Technical Committee 26 (arc welding equipment) of the International Electrotechnical Commission, as an official U.S. delegate to several meetings of ISO Technical Committee 44/SC4, and was active on the U.L. Advisory Committee.

    1980-81, H. B. Cary
    Mr. Cary's career in welding dates back to 1942, when he graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in welding engineering. He also helped form the first AWS student chapter at OSU. Mr. Cary joined Hobart Brothers Company in 1958, where he was named Vice-President-Welding Systems, and served as president of the Hobart School of Welding. Before joining Hobart, he served in the US Navy and was with General Motors, where he helped formed what is now the AWS Saginaw Valley Section. Mr. Cary was a member of ASME, ASM, England's Welding Institute and the Canadian Welding Society.

    1981-82, W. T. DeLong
    Mr. DeLong graduated from Lehigh University in 1943, with a degree in metallurgical engineering. During World War II he served in the Chemical Warfare Branch of the US Army. In addition to his service to the Society as president, Mr. DeLong's activities included participation in the IIW, which earned him the AWS R.D. Thomas Memorial Award in 1977. In addition to the Thomas Award, Mr. DeLong was the 1974 Adams Lecturer and was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Metals in 1977.

    1982-83, J. C. Thompson
    Mr. Thompson began his career as a welder with the Tennessee Valley Authority. After 29 years with the Nuclear Division of Union Carbide Corp. in Oak Ridge, TN, in 1977 he left to join the Ralph M. Parsons Company in Pasadena, CA. A registered professional engineer in Tennessee and California, Mr. Thompson is also Commissioned National Board Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector and an AWS Certified Welding Inspector. His service to AWS has included chairmanship of the Publications and Promotions Council, Director-at-Large, and served as a member of the Los Angeles Section Arrangements Committee for the 1980 AWS Welding Show. Mr. Thompson is also a member of ASNT, ASME, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Inspection Society.

    1983-84, M. D. Randall
    A graduate of the University of Texas, Mr. Randall served the Society prior to his election as president as Chairman of the Columbus Section, Chairman of the Technical Council, and as a Director-at-Large.

    1984-85, D. C. Bertossa
    Before his election as president, Mr. Bertossa worked for such notable companies as Chicago Bridge and Iron, Hortonclad Research, Wyman-Gordon Forge, Reynolds Aluminum and the Southern Research Institute. During his AWS presidency, Mr. Bertossa was a principal engineer in the Welding and Metallurgy Development Engineering Group the General Electric's Nuclear Energy Division in San Jose, CA. In this position, Mr. Bertossa served as a senior metallurgical engineer and principal engineer developing special welding procedures, field installation specifications and field troubleshooting. His service to AWS began as Secretary to the Birmingham Section and later as Chairman of the Santa Clara Valley Section. In 1975, he received the AWS District Meritorious Award for his accomplishments and leadership.

    1985-86, H. F. Prah
    Mr. Prah is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a degree in industrial engineering and has been an AWS member since 1951. In addition to his service as District 14 Director and on the AWS Conference and Seminar Committee, prior to his election as president, Mr. Prah was chairman of the Speedway Welding and Fabircation Committee. This committee selected outstanding welded design and superior workmanship in championship racecars that compete in Indianapolis "500" style races. He holds a patent on a testing device and has authored numerous articles on application of welding. Mr. Prah is also a past state chairman for VICA welding contests and was a member of the Indiana Vocational Committee to evaluate Indiana industrial welder training needs.

    1986-87, J. H. Walker
    Mr. Walker's career in welding started at Oklahoma State University, where he worked as a student instructor and taught engineering laboratory courses in welding while attending the unversity. After graduating with a B.S. degree in trade and industrial education and and an associate degree in welding and metallurgy, Mr. Walker worked 10 years for Armco Steel Corp., first as a welding metallurgist and later as a product metallurgist. Following his work with Armco, Mr. Walker became a sales manager with Diamond Metal Alloys, in Houston, TX, moving then to Levingston Shipbuilding Co. in Orange, TX, and finally to Brown and Root in 1981. In addition to his service to AWS as president and District 18 Director, Mr. Walker was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society and to the Iota Lambda Sigma professional teachers society.

    1987-89, J. M. Gerken
    Dr. Gerken attended Newark College of Engineering nights while working as a technician at the INCO Laboratory in Bayonne N.J. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 he enrolled at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the Metallurgical Engineering Department and continued in graduate school conducting research in welding and received a Ph.D. in 1956. He worked at G.E. Knolls Atomic Laboratory where he developed a process for cladding fuel elements by resistance welding. From 1960 to 1987 he was employed by TRW Materials Technology Center in charge of welding R&D. After retiring from TRW he worked at Lincoln Electric for five years in the Tech Center as manager of Technology Transfer where he helped revise the Welding Procedure Handbook. After serving on the AWS Board as District 10 Director and Director at Large he was elected Vice President and served as President for two terms. He is an AWS Fellow and has served on several AWS Committees. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Lambda Chi Epsilon and a Life Member of ASM.

    1989-90, R. L. Alley
    Mr. Alley served as  the Associate Executive Director for the AWS Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee (WEMCO) for many years. Prior to his election as president, Mr. Alley served on the AWS Board of Directors for six years as District 14 Director and as Chairman of the Districts Council from 1986 to 1987. Mr. Alley's welding experience includes serving as the senior sales engineer for ERICO Fastening Systems, Inc. in Indianapolis, and as a manager of a heavy fabrication plant for 11 years. Mr. Alley attended Indiana University and Butler University and currently lives in Miami, FL.

    1990-91, R. A. Huber
    Mr. Huber graduated from Michigan State University in 1952. After serving two years in the US Army, he worked for Alco Products, Inc. in Schenectady, NY, where he became involved in the welding of pressure vessel steels. He earned a Master's degree in metallurgical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1959 and joined Union Carbide's Nuclear Division as a welding engineer. While at Union Carbide, Mr. Huber was responsible for the introduction and application of electron beam welding in the plant. A member of the Northeast Tennessee Section for over 30 years, he served as chairman of the Section from 1978 to 1979, and also served as District 8 Director for eight years. Mr. Huber was also a member of the AWS Task Group in Electron Beam Safe Practices, and served on the Administrative Council, the District's Council, the Role and Missions Committee and the Technical Council.

    1991-92, John Bartley
    An AWS Distinguished Member, Mr. Bartley has had a lengthy career with such companies as Mare Island Naval Shipyard, McDonnell Douglas, Westarc Industries, Lion Manufacturing, and Beam Engineering Applied Energy, among others. Mr. Bartley served as District 19 Director for six years, on the AWS Board of Directors, the International Liaison Committee and the Marketing and Communications Council. In addition to serving as AWS President, Mr. Bartley is a member of ASNT, ASME and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

    1992 - 93, D.W. Dickinson
    An internationally known lecturer and author, Dr. Dickinson has been associated with The Ohio State University since 1984, where he is now a full professor and Chair of the Department of Welding Engineering. In 1985, on a special assignment from the University, he helped to establish the Edison Welding Institute, and served as its first director of research. Prior to joining OSU, Dr. Dickinson worked for Republic Steel Corp. and was an engineering specialists for continuous casting and solidification research studies at Olin Corp. In addition to being named an AWS Fellow in 1998, Dr. Dickinson has earned many awards for his contributions to the welding field, including the 1982 McKay-Helm Award, the Merit Award from The James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, the International Metallographic Award, and an award for excellence in technology transfer. Dr. Dickinson has also been listed in Who's Who in America and in Who's Who in Finance and Industry.

    1993 - 94, L.G. Kvidahl
    Mr. Kvidahl has over 20 years of welding engineering experience and is currently chief welding engineer at Ingalls Shipbuilding Company in Pascagoula, MS. Prior to joining Ingalls in 1975, Mr. Kvidahl worked as a welding engineer at Curtiss Wright Corp., where he was responsible for the development and implementation of production line welding procedures. Mr. Kvidahl has also worked for Newport News Shipbuilding, where he helped develop the fabrication procedures for building nuclear systems on US Navy ships. Mr. Kvidahl's other activities include membership in ASM International, as well as service as a corporate respresentative for the IIW.

    1994 - 95, D.G. Howden
    Dr. Howden is presently a consultant on welding and allied fields having retired as an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial, Welding and Systems Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2002. He graduated with a B.Sc. degree with honors in Industrial Metallurgy in 1959 from the University of Birmingham, England, and was later awarded a Ph.D. degree at the same university. In 1963, Dr Howden joined the Centro Tecnico de Aeronautica in Brazil where he was active in metallurgical research and teaching and later moved on to the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, Canada to continue welding research. In 1967, he became Associate Manager of the Materials Joining Technology Section at Battelle Columbus Laboratories, and in 1977, joined The Ohio State University, in the Department of Welding Engineering. Dr. Howden is a life member of the American Welding Society and served as National President for the year 1994-1995. He is a life member of ASM International and a member of the American Council of the International Institute of Welding. He has been a Vice-President of IIW and Chairman of the International Authorisation Board. In 2001 Dr. Howden was awarded an Honorary Membership in the Japan Welding Society. He has been a member, and chaired a number of select committees of the National Academy of Sciences Materials Advisory Board. Dr. Howden has published widely in professional and technical journals and is the author of two AWS books. He has received a number of awards for his research and service to the welding industry including the "Lincoln Gold Medal" from AWS in 1983, the "Oxigenio do Brasil" award from Associacao Brasileira de Metais in 1974, the Adams Memorial Membership Award in 1980, the George E. Willis Award from AWS in 2000 and the AWS William Irrgang Award in 2001.

    1995 - 96, E.R. Bohnart
    An AWS Distinguished Member, Mr. Bohnart is a graduate of Nebraska Vocational Technical College with a degree in welding and metallurgy. He joined the AWS Nebraska Section in 1968, and has served the Society nationally on numerous committees, the Board of Directors and as a Chairman of the Districts Council. In 1989 he received the National Meritorious Award and presented the Plummer memorial Education Lecture in 1992. His welding career has included work for the Miller Electric Mfg. Company and as a welding teacher for seven years at Father Flanagan's Boys Home. Mr. Bohnart has also taught welding at Omaha and Fox Colleges in Nebraska.

    1996 - 97, J.F. Key
    Dr. James Key received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas. He developed an interest in welding after joining General Dynamics Corp. In Ft. Worth, TX, workiing on the F-111 aircraft. After earning a doctorate degree, Dr. Key was appointed an assistant professor of materials science at the Univeristy of Utah, where he taught and performed research for three years. He joined the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory in 1976, where he is now Manager of the Metals and Ceramics department. Dr. Key is currently President of the Fedration of Materials Societies, a Washington DC based organization that represents member societies and affiliates which are involved in materials science, technology and engineering.

    1997 - 98, R.C. Pierce
    Mr. Pierce, an AWS Distinguished Member, is President and CEO of Welding Engineering and Supply Company in Prichard, AL. Prior to his election as AWS President, Mr. Pierce served the Society as a National Vice-President, Chairman of the AWS Foundation Board of Trustees and as District 9 Director from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Pierce also served as the AWS representative to the American Welding Institute's board of directors, the Pan American Coalition of Welding Institutions and the Pacific Ocean Coalition of Welding Associations. He currently services on the Board of Trustees for the AWS Foundation.

    1998 - 99, Shirley Bollinger
    An AWS Distinguished Member, Ms. Bollinger is the Manager of New Market Development for ESAB Welding and Cutting Products in Hanover, PA. Throughout her career, Ms. Bollinger has been dedicated to AWS and has served the organization in numerous capacities, including service as a District Director and on Society committees, including Education, Compensation, Government Affairs Liaison and Membership. Ms. Bollinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from York College of Pennsylvania.

    1999 - 2000, R. J. Teuscher
    Mr. Teuscher is employed as a welding engineer for Airgas, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, and is the current President of the 50,000 member American Welding Society. Mr. Teuscher has been active in the Society for over 25 years and has served in such diverse positions as District Director, National Vice President and on a variety of standing committees.


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