District 1

Douglas A. Desrochers (Doug)

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

District 1 Sections

SECTION 009Boston

Website : http://awssection.com/boston/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSBoston/

Contact : boston@awssections.org


CHAIR
Thomas Ferri, Airgas

1ST VICE CHAIR
Bob Lavoie, The Portable Weld Shop

2ND VICE CHAIR
David Paquin

SECRETARY
Thomas Ferri, Airgas

TREASURER
Gary Hylan, Middlesex Gases

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Thomas Ferri, Airgas

SECTION LIBRARY
Boston Section Library
14 Cherie Lane
Franklin, MA 02038
Librarian: Thomas Ferri
P: 508-789-2040

SECTION 030Central Massachusetts / Rhode Island

Website : http://awssection.com/centralmass/

Contact : ctmassri@awssections.org


CHAIR
Timothy Kinnaman

1ST VICE CHAIR
Steve Flowers 

2ND VICE CHAIR
Kevin DeSousa

SECRETARY
Douglas A. Desrochers

TREASURER
Douglas A. Desrochers

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Timothy Kinnaman

SECTION LIBRARY
Section 030  Central Massachusetts / Rhode Island
476 North Avenue
Rochester, MA 02770
Librarian: Douglas A. Desrochers
P: 508-991-9013

SECTION 57Connecticut

Website : http://awssection.com/connecticut/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSConnecticut/

Contact : connecticut@awssections.org


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

1ST VICE CHAIR
Albert J. Moore, Jr., Marion Testing & Inspection

2ND VICE CHAIR
Joseph Hanlon

SECRETARY
Amy Howroyd, Bristol TEC

TREASURER
Walter Chojnacki

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Albert J. Moore, Jr., Marion Testing & Inspection

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Connecticut Section Library
@ Asuntuck Community College
170 Elm Street
Enfield, CT 06062
Librarian: Richard Munroe
P: 860-253-3167

SECTION 102Maine

Website : http://awssection.com/maine/

Contact : maine@awssections.org


CHAIR
Mark Legel

1ST VICE CHAIR
James R. Kein

2ND VICE CHAIR
Paul McClay

SECRETARY
Chris Pollack

TREASURER
Russ Norris

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Russ Norris

SECTION LIBRARY

Maine Maritime Academy
Box C-1, Pleasant Street
Castine, ME 04420
Librarian: Lauren Gargani
P: 207-326-2260

SECTION 116Green & White Mountains

Website : http://awssection.com/grn-wht-mountains/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSGreenWhiteMountain/

Contact : gwmountains@awssections.org


CHAIR
Philip Witteman

1ST VICE CHAIR
Ernie Plumb

2ND VICE CHAIR
Jerry Ouelette

SECRETARY
Aaron Emmons

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://awssection.com/montreal/

Contact : montreal@awssections.org


CHAIR
Michel Marier

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 Community
College
Student Chapter 
Advisor: Stanley Siviski
354 Hogan Road
Bangor, ME 04401
P: (207) 941-4600

SECTION 009Boston Section

Seacoast School of Technology
Student Chapter 

Advisor: Jonathan Theberge
40 Linden Street
Exeter, NH 03833
P: 603-775-8736
 

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