Chair: David Sullivan of 3M Speedglas
Ensures the strength and integrity of WEMCO by coordinating and reviewing the subcommittees' activities. The Executive Committee also evaluates the governing structure of WEMCO, and recommends changes to the organization's charter and/or subcommittees.
Chair: Dennis Brown of Weiler Corporation
Implements WEMCO's bylaws necessary to ensuring the organization's foundation, as well as periodically evaluate the governing structure of WEMCO - committee association roles, duties, responsibilities, terms and membership eligibility.
Chair: Don Grisez of Dengensha America Corp
Determines the meeting locations, speakers, and the program format for the WEMCO Annual Meetings. Throughout the year, the committee works together to ensure that the WEMCO Annual Meetings are relevant to WEMCO members, and the welding industry.
Chair: Shawn Toops of Flame Technologies, Inc.
Focuses on WEMCO's membership growth, as well as continually examine the benefits of being a WEMCO company member to ensure maximum value proposition. The Membership Recruitment Committee–in conjunction with the Membership Retention Committee–will focus on WEMCO marketing and promotions.
GAWDA LIAISON COMMITTEE
Chair: Bob Ranc of Weldcoa
Ensures synchronicity between GAWDA, WEMCO and other organizations, associations and institutions within the welding industry.
Chair: Dave Marquard of Superflash Compressed Gas/IBEDA
Evaluates various electronic issues that relate to business and commerce within the welding industry. This will include, but not limited to, Website issues, VMI, EDI, and others. David currently writes articles for the WEMCO Quarterly eNewsletter’s Technology Column.
AWS CAREERS IN WELDING COMMITTEE LIAISON
Chair: Jeff Deckrow of Hypertherm, Inc.
The Careers in Welding (CIW) committee is being formed within the AWS Foundation to serve as a catalyst and thought leader in driving industry efforts to raise the overall profile of welding as a career, and to communicate to potential candidates, the numerous opportunities that exist. Jeff is the Chair of the CIW and serves as the WEMCO liaison for the AWS CIW committee.