District 13

Ron Ashelford

District 13 Director
Welding Instructor
Rock Valley College
4151 Samuelson Road
Rockford, IL 61109
E: r.ashelford@rockvalleycollege.edu 

District 13 Sections

SECTION 002Chicago

Website : http://awssection.com/chicago/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSChicago/

Contact : chicago@awssections.org


CHAIR
Costica "Cliff" Iftimie

1ST VICE CHAIR
Robert Zimny

2ND VICE CHAIR
Pete Host, Moraine Valley Community College

SECRETARY
Elizabeth V. Darnell

TREASURER
Martin Vondra, Argonne National Laboratory

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Jeff Stanczk, Catsi, Inc.

SECTION LIBRARY
Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL 60465
Librarian: Jim Greer

SECTION 038Peoria

Contact : peoria@awssections.org


CHAIR
Richard Polanin

1ST VICE CHAIR
Curt Rippey, Illinois Central College

SECRETARY
Jerry Purdue

TREASURER
Jeff Joos, Illinois Central College

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Tim McCumber, Bella Elevator

SECTION LIBRARY
Dr. W. Richard Polanin Library
Illinois Central College
One College Drive
E. Peoria, IL 61635
Librarian: W Richard Polanin
P: 309-694-5404

SECTION 090J.A.K.

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSJAK/

Contact : jak@awssections.org


CHAIR
Mark Stevenson, Stevenson Fabricating

1ST VICE CHAIR
Mike Spangler

SECRETARY
Deborah E. Woodruff

TREASURER
John Willard

SECTION LIBRARY
Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
Librarian: Mark Stevenson

SECTION 113Blackhawk

Website : http://awssection.com/blackhawk/

Contact : blackhawk@awssections.org


CHAIR
Todd Edge, Airgas

1ST VICE CHAIR
Ryan Forsell, Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.

2ND VICE CHAIR
Steve Beckman, Welders Supply Company

SECRETARY
Ronald Ashelford, Rock Valley College

TREASURER
Larry Clevenger

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Ronald Ashelford, Rock Valley College

SECTION LIBRARY
Blackhawk - Section 113
4151 Samuelson Road
Rockford, IL 61109
Librarian: Larry Clevenger
P: 815-921-3010

SECTION 139Illinois Valley

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

Contact : illinoisvalley@awssections.org


CHAIR
Paul Leadingham

1ST VICE CHAIR
Michael Merriman

2ND VICE CHAIR
Joe Piano, Cyclops Welding & MFG

SECRETARY
Bernard Piotrowski

TREASURER
Jo-Ann Piotrowski

District 13 Student Chapters

SECTION 002Chicago Section

Harper College Student Chapter
Advisor: Kurt Billsten
1200 West Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
P: 847-925-6000
 

SECTION 038Peoria Section

Illinois Central College
Advisor:Curt J. Rippey
East Peoria Campus
One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
P: 309-694-5134
 

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