District 19

Shawn McDaniel

District 19 Director
Welding Instructor
Big Bend Community College
8266 Teal Rd NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
weldershawn@gmail.com

District 19 Sections

SECTION 041Puget Sound Olympic

Website : http://awssection.com/pugetsoundolympic/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSPugetSound

Contact : psolympic@awssections.org


CHAIR
Steve Pollard

1ST VICE CHAIR
Ken Johnson, Vigor Industrial

2ND VICE CHAIR
Dan McKee

SECRETARY
Thad Ballsmider

TREASURER
Steve Nielsen

SECTION 052Portland

Website : http://awssection.com/portland/

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

Contact : portland@awssections.org


CHAIR
Arthur Schnitzer

1ST VICE CHAIR
Boyce Towell

SECRETARY
Brian McVay, Clark College

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Portland Section Library
@ Portland Community College
17705 NW Springsville Road
Portland, OR 97229
Librarian: David Williams / Scott Judy
P: 503-341-3435

SECTION 125Alaska

Website : http://awssection.com/alaska/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/awsalaska/

Contact : alaska@awssections.org


CHAIRMAN
Dennis Long

1ST VICE CHAIR
Clayton Wingfield

2ND VICE CHAIR
TBD

TREASURER
Creighton Moore

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Lou Alvord, Matheson Tri-Gas Inc

MEMBERS-AT-LARGE

  • Aaron "Ace" Dube
  • Jason Lenoir
  • Jason Followell

SECTION 141Willamette Valley

Website : http://awssection.com/willamette/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/pages/American-Welding-Society-Willamette-Valley-Section

Contact : willamette@awssections.org


CHAIR
Barry Hutchins, Inspection and Quality Assurance, Inc.

1ST VICE CHAIR
Fred Stuewe

SECRETARY
TBD

TREASURER
Weber Berry, Steelhead Metel & Fab, LLC

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Willamette Valley Section Library
Linn Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97322

SECTION 156Inland Empire

Website : http://awssection.com/inlandempire/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/pages/American-Welding-Society-Inland-Empire-Section/

Contact : inlandempire@awssections.org


CHAIR
David Koch

1ST VICE CHAIR
Jim Berkey

2ND VICE CHAIR
Ron Silver, Oxarc, Inc.

SECRETARY
Jorge Cabello, Bechtel National

TREASURER
Gary Ellis, Energy Northwest

SECTION 167Spokane

Website : http://awssection.com/spokane/

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

Contact : spokane@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jared Satterlund, ST&I

1ST VICE CHAIR
Chris Walker, ST&I

2ND VICE CHAIR
Jeff Stankiewicz, 9B Industrial

SECRETARY
William Haworth

TREASURER
Jeff Stankiewicz

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Spokane Section Library
6285 N. Pleasant View Dr.
Post Falls, ID 83854
Librarian: Chris Walker
P: 208-770-8787

SECTION 216Alberta

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSAlberta

Contact : alberta@awssections.org


CHAIR
Wanda Griesheimer, NAIT - Materials Engineering Technology Department

1st VICE CHAIRMAN
Darryl Fischer, NAIT - School of Trades

SECRETARY
Kimberely Meszaros, CASTI

TREASURER
Dale Lesik

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Alberta Reference
NAIT Main Campus, Office
11762-106 Street
Edmonton, AB T5G 2R1
Canada
Librarian: Darryl Fischer
P: 780-378-1052

SECTION 218British Columbia

Website : http://www.awsbcsection.com/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/pages/American-Welding-Society-British-Columbia-Section/

Contact : britishcolumbia@awssections.org


CHAIR
Bernard Booth, UA Piping College

1st VICE CHAIR
Brian LaPlante, Applus RTD

2nd VICE CHAIR
Kyle Bramhoff, Columbia Rem-Tec

SECRETARY
Stacey Brown

TREASURER
Brenda Moe

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS British Columbia Section Library
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Library
5500-180th Street
Surrey, BC, Canada
Librarian: Al Sumal

District 19 Student Chapters

SECTION 041Puget Sound Olympic Section

Bellingham Technical College Student Chapter
Advisor: Coly S. Rush 
Welding Department
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225-1599
P: (360) 752-8770

Everett Community College Student Chapter
Advisor: Jason Speicher 
Everett Community College
2000 Tower St.
Everett, WA 98201
P: (425) 388-9100

Renton Technical College Student Chapter
Puget Sound Olympic Section District 19

Skagit Valley College Student Chapter
Advisor: Mary Kuelbelbeck
Skagit Valley College
2405 East College Way
Mt. Vernon WA 98273
P: (206) 293-0418

South Seattle Student Chapter
Advisor: Ken Johnson
South Seattle Community College  
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
P: (206) 934-6746

Stanwood High School Student Chapter
Advisor: Darryl Main
Ag. Mechanics Club
7400 272nd NW
Stanwood, WA 98292
P: (360) 631-9890

Tri- Tech Skills Center  Student Chapter
Advisor: Gina R. Cutts  
5929 West Metaline Avenue 
Kennewick, WA 99336
P: (809) 280-5765

SECTION 156Inland Empire Section

Walla Walla Community College
Student Chapter

Advisor: Mike Haggard
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA
P: 509-527-4219
Section Affiliation:
AWS Inland Empire Section District 19

SECTION 167Spokane Section

Big Bend Community College
Student Chapter

Advisor: Shawn McDaniel
Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute Street NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837-3299
P: 509-793-2222
 

SECTION 216Alberta Section

University of Alberta
Advisor: Prof. Patricio Mendez
University of Alberta
Chemical & Materials Engineering
7th Floof - ECERF Building
9107 - 116 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2V4
Canada
P: 780-248-1587
Section Affiliation:
AWS Alberta Section District 19 

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