District 1

Douglas A. Desrochers (Doug)

District 1 Director
Welding Instructor
Old Colony RVTHS
269 Irvington St. Apt 2
New Bedford, MA 02745
P: 508-991-9013
E: dadaws@comcast.net

District 1 Sections

SECTION 009Boston

Website : http://www.awssection.org/boston/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSBoston/

Contact : boston@awssections.org


CHAIR
Thomas Ferri, Airgas

1ST VICE CHAIR
Bob Lavole, The Portable Weld Shop

2ND VICE CHAIR
David Paquin

SECRETARY
Rick Moody, Artisan Industries Inc.

TREASURER
Gary Hylan, Middlesex Gases & Technologies

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Jim Shore, Quality Lean Solutions

SECTION LIBRARY
Manchester Community College
1066 Front Street
Manchester, NH 03102
Librarian: Dan Chabot
P: 603-206-8043

SECTION 030Central Massachusetts / Rhode Island

Website : http://www.awssection.org/centralmass/

Contact : ctmassri@awssections.org


CHAIR
Timothy Kinnaman, New England Institute of Technology

1ST VICE CHAIR
Larry Smith

2ND VICE CHAIR
Kevin DeSousa

SECRETARY
Douglas A. Desrochers, Old Colony RVTHS

TREASURER
Douglas A. Desrochers, Old Colony RVTHS

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Timothy Kinnaman, New England Institute of Technology

SECTION LIBRARY
Section 030  Central Massachusetts / Rhode Island
476 North Avenue
Rochester, MA 02770
Librarian: Douglas A. Desrochers
P: 508-763-8011 x 135

SECTION 57Connecticut

Website : http://www.awssection.org/connecticut/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSConnecticut/

Contact : connecticut@awssections.org


CHAIR
John Jones, Edmond E. Jones & Sons, Inc.

1ST VICE CHAIR
Albert Moore

2ND VICE CHAIR
Joe Hanlon

SECRETARY
John Jones, Edmond E. Jones & Sons, Inc.

TREASURER
Walter Chojnacki

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Rick Munroe, Asuntuck Community College

SECTION LIBRARY
Asuntuck Community College
170 Elm Street
Enfield, CT 06062
Librarian: Rick Munroe
P: 860-253-3167

SECTION 102Maine

Website : http://www.awssection.org/maine/

Contact : maine@awssections.org


CHAIR
Russ Norris

1ST VICE CHAIR
Paul McClay

2ND VICE CHAIR
Mark Legel

SECRETARY
Russ Norris

TREASURER
Scott E. Lee

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Russ Norris

SECTION LIBRARY
Central Maine Community College
1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210
Librarian: Judy Frost
P: 207-755-5218

SECTION 116Green & White Mountains

Website : http://www.awssection.org/gwmountains/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSGreenWhiteMountain/

Contact : gwmountains@awssections.org


CHAIR
Geoffrey Putnam, ESAB

1ST VICE CHAIR
Garry Buckley

2ND VICE CHAIR
John Steel, Steel's Welding

SECRETARY
Jennifer Eastley, Diamond J Ranch

TREASURER
Philip Witteman

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Ray Henderson

SECTION LIBRARY
Green/White Mountains Library
1186 Borough Road
Charleston, NH 03603
Librarian: Geoffrey Putnam
P: 802-782-3259

SECTION 206Montreal

Website : http://www.awssection.org/montreal/

Contact : montreal@awssections.org


CHAIR
Marier Michel, Sodevec

1ST VICE CHAIR
Gil Trigo, Consultarc Inc.

SECRETARY
Gil Trigo, Consultarc Inc.

TREASURER
Gil Trigo, Consultarc Inc.

SECTION LIBRARY
Consultarc Inc.
1885 Cedar
Mascouche, Quebec J7L 1X1
Librarian: Michel Marier
P: 450-477-0240

District 1 Student Chapters

SECTION 102Maine Section

Eastern Maine Vo-Tech Institute
Stanley Siviski
Eastern Maine Community College
354 Hogan Road
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-4600

Seacoast School of Technology
Jonathan Theberge
Seacoast School of Technology
40 Linden St.
Exeter, NH 03833
603-775-8736

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