District 18

Thomas Holt

District 18 Director
Regional Manager
TechCorr USA Management
3177 Summit Drive
Port Neches, TX 77651
E: tholt@techcorr.com

District 18 Sections

SECTION 022Houston

Website : http://www.awshouston.org

Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/AWSHouston/

Contact : houston@awssections.org


CHAIR
John Chen

1ST VICE CHAIR
Jason Trosen

2ND VICE CHAIR
Sri Chimbli

SECRETARY
Caity Brown

TREASURER
J.W. Fregia

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Mark Fahlgren, T.I.C.

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Houston Section Library
Lone Star College
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
Librarian: Staff
P: 281-290-3200

SECTION 083San Antonio

Website : http://sections.aws.org/san_antonio/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSSanAntonio

Contact : sanantonio@awssections.org


CHAIRMAN
Chris Long, PSP Industries

1st VICE CHAIR
Roy Burkham, Profax

SECRETARY
James Bryant

TREASURER
Kenneth D. Lynn

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Mike Martinez

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS San Antonio Section - Section 083 - Library
600 Soledad St. 
San Antonio, TX 78205
P: 210-207-2500

SECTION 093Sabine

Website : http://www.awssection.com/sabine/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Sabine-Section

Contact : sabine@awssections.org


CHAIR
John McKeehan, Silsbee ISD

1ST VICE CHAIR
Raymond "Red" Steeley, Echo

2ND VICE CHAIR
Raymond "Red" Steeley, Weld Spec Inspection

SECRETARY
Dusty Green, Taylor Career and Technology Center

TREASURER
Jim Stuckey, TechCorr USA

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Jim Stuckey, TechCorr USA

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Sabine Section Library
1575 Hwy 96
Silsbee, TX 77656
Librarian: John McKeehan
P: 409-980-7877 ext. 6300

SECTION 142Lake Charles

Website : http://www.awslakecharles.com

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Lake-Charles-Section

Contact : lakecharles@awssections.org


CHAIR
R. W. "Tac" Edwards, Turner Industries Group LLC

1ST VICE CHAIR
James Bobo, Phillips 66 Refinery

2ND VICE CHAIR
Robert Vincent, Cameron LNG

SECRETARY
Mandie Miller, Turner Industries Group LLC

TREASURER
Mandie Miller, Turner Industries Group LLC

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Lake Charles Section - Section 142 - Library
Central Testing
146 City Service Hwy
Sulphur, LA 70663
Librarian: Kermit Babaz
P: 337-625-7750

SECTION 153Corpus Christi

Website : http://www.awssection.com/corpuschristi

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Corpus-Christi-Section

Contact : corpuschristi@awssections.org


CHAIR
Ellery Francisco, Gas & Supply

1ST VICE CHAIR
Matt Richard, ALS Maverick

2ND VICE CHAIR
Cole Vansell, Lincoln Electric

SECRETARY
Misty Ralls, Base Line Data, Inc.

TREASURER
Misty Ralls, Base Line Data, Inc.

SECTION 198El Paso

Website : http://www.awssection.com/elpaso/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-El-Paso-Section

Contact : elpaso@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jose "Pep" Gomez, Dona Ana Community College

1ST VICE CHAIR
David L. Twitty

2ND VICE CHAIR
Joseph Angelo

SECRETARY
Thomas J. Evans, New Millennium Bldg.Systems

TREASURER
Guadalupe DeLaCruz, Kasco Industries

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS El Paso Section - Section 198 - Library
Dona Ana Community College - Wedling Technology Dept.
3400 S. Espina, Box 30001, Dept. 3DA
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Librarian: David L. Twitty
P: 575-527-7590

SECTION 507Rio Grande Valley

Website : http://www.awssection.com/riogrande-valley/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Rio-Grande-Valley-Section

Contact : riograndevalley@awssections.org


CHAIR
Reynaldo Rivera

1ST VICE CHAIR
Jose Luis Adame, McAllen Careers Institute

2nd VICE CHAIR
Robert Quintero, Palmer Steel

SECRETARY
Polly Ramos, STVT Votech

TREASURER
Gene Hernandez, PSJA ISD

SECTION LIBRARY
TSCT Learning Resource Center
1900 North Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550

SECTION 233Chihuahua

Website : http://www.awssection.com/chihuahua

Contact : chihuahua@awssections.org 


CHAIRMAN
Jorge Rodallegas, Joint Structural Systems

1st VICE CHAIR
Alejandro Cano Trespalacios

SECRETARY
Luis Carlos Enriquez, Cano Estructuras

TREASURER
Manuel Portillo

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Chihuahua Section Library
Ave. Tecnologico 6320 
Cd Juarez, Mexico 32690
Librarian: Leyla Ruesga
P: 656-170-4803

SECTION 232Monterrey

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Monterrey-Section

Contact : monterrey@awssections.org


CHAIR
Radames TreviƱo Benutto, Duksha Corp SA de CV

1ST VICE CHAIR
Jorge A. Martin Silva, John Deere Mexico

2ND VICE CHAIR
David Sada Salinas, Lagacero Group

SECRETARY
Guillermo A. Enriquez Gutierrez, Lincoln Electric

TREASURER
Lorena Garza, Dalus SA de CV

SECTION LIBRARY
Dalus SA de CV
Av. Kalos No. 117
Apodaca, NL 66600
Librarian: Lorena Garza
P: +52-81 8386 1717

District 18 Student Chapters

SECTION 022Houston Section

Houston Community College
Student Chapter 

Advisor: Roy R. Jones
6815 Rustic Street 
Houston, TX 77087
P: 281-381-0435

Lonestar College North Harris 
Student Chapter

Advisor: Anthony Priddy
2700 West Thorne Drive 
Houston, TX 77073
P: (281) 618-5675

San Jacinto College Student Chapter
Advisor: Juan Garcia  
8060 Spencer High Way
Pasadena, TX 77505
P: (281) 478-2774

Texas A & M University Student Chapter
Advisor: Angie Price 
400 Bizzell Street 
College Station, TX 77843
P: (979) 845-3211

Wharton County Jr. College Student Chapter
Advisor: Aaron Dittmar
Wharton County Jr. College
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX 77488
P: 979-532-6952
 

SECTION 083San Antonio Section

FHS Welding Student Chapter
Advisor: Clifton Rogers
Floresville High School
1813 Tiger Lane
Floresville, TX 78114
P: 830-393-5370

Odessa College Student Chapter
Advisor: James Mosman
Odessa College
201 W. University
Odessa, TX 79764
P: 432-335-6474
 

SECTION 093Sabine Section

Lamar Institute of Technology
Student Chapter

Advisor: John McKeehan
Lamar Institute of Technology
PO Box 10043, Larmar Station
Beaumont, TX 77710
P: 409-880-7011

 

SECTION 233Mexico Section

CONALEP CAST NL Student Chapter
Advisor: Carlos Quiroga
Ave. Pablo Livas 4500
Col. Gpe. Victoria Guadalupe
Nuevo Leon CP 67180
Mexico
P: 81 83613896/97
Section Affiliation:
AWS Monterrey Section District 18

MESCAWS- ITM Student Chapter 
Advisor: Dr. Francisco Reyes Calderon
Instituto Tecnologico De
Gabino Barreda 73
Col. Ampliacia Progreso
Morelia, Michoacán
México
P: 52-443-3-12-15-70 Ext: 256
Section Affiliation:
AWS Monterrey Section District 18

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