District 21

Sam Lindsey

District 21 Director
Sr. Building Inspector
City of San Diego
10239 Caminito Rio Branco
San Diego, CA 92131
P: 858-740-1917
E: slindsey@sandiego.gov

District 21 Sections

SECTION 008Los Angeles/Inland Empire

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Los-AngelesInland-Empire-Section

Contact : aws_laie_section@gmail.com


CHAIR
Mariana Ludmer, Advanced Weldtec Inc.

1ST VICE CHAIR
George Rolla

2ND VICE CHAIR
Gene Lawson

SECRETARY
George Rolla

TREASURER
Gene Lawson

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
George Rolla

SECTION LIBRARY
L.A. / Inland Empire Section Library
32081 Corydon Street
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Librarian: George Rolla
P: 951-536-3809

SECTION 020Hawaii

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

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

Contact : hawaii@awssections.org


CHAIR
Raymond L. Jablonski

SECRETARY
James Hollenberg

TREASURER
James Hollenberg

SECTION LIBRARY
Honolulu Community College
847 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814
Libarian: Nadine R. Leong-Kurio
P: 808-845-4211

SECTION 028Long Beach/Orange County

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-Long-BeachOrange-County-Section

Contact : lngbeachorgcty@awssections.org


CHAIR
Eric Budwig

1ST VICE CHAIR
Paul Anderson

SECRETARY
Linda Thomas

TREASURER
Michael Lannom, Orange Coast College

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Michael Lannom, Orange Coast College

SECTION LIBRARY
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Libarian: Michael Lannom
P: 714-432-5820

SECTION 055Arizona

Website : http://awssection.org/arizona/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSArizonaSection/

Contact : arizona@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jerry Siko, Lincoln Electric

1ST VICE CHAIR
Nicholas Martinez, Salt River Project

2ND VICE CHAIR
John Kunch, S & H Steel

SECRETARY
Joe Krywicki, Phoenix National Labs

TREASURER
Paul Moreno, Modern Industries

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Buddy May, Mohave Community College

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Section 055 Library
Maricopa Skills Library
1245 East Buckeye
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Librarian: Jerry Siko
P: 602-540-5247

SECTION 092San Diego

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

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

Contact : sandiego@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jeff Davis, San Diego County Water Authority

1ST VICE CHAIR
Frank Rogers, Pacific Coast Iron Inc.

2ND VICE CHAIR
Mark Seibel

SECRETARY
Hollaine Hopkins

TREASURER
Cody Whiteley, General Dynamics NASSCO

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Robert Rabino

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Section 092 Library
San Diego Continuing Education
4343 Ocean View Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92113
Librarian: Bob Pyle
P: 619-388-4841

SECTION 109San Fernando Valley

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-San-Fernando-Valley-Section

Contact : sanfernando@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jack Compton, J.C. & Associates

1ST VICE CHAIR
Kraig Miller, Kraig Miller Construction

SECRETARY
Connie Compton, J.C. & Associates

TREASURER
Bert Callender, GEC & Associates

SECTION LIBRARY
San Fernando Valley Section Library
1986 Piru Canyon Road
Piru, CA 93040
Librarian: Jack Compton
P: 805-521-1111

SECTION 135Nevada

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSNevada

Contact : nevada@awssections.org


CHAIR
Dwain Rittenhouse, Red Rock Specialty Products

1ST VICE CHAIR
Torie Winton, City of Las Vegas Development Services

2ND VICE CHAIR
Jason Corder, Ironworkers Union Local #433

SECRETARY
Tom Helm, Nova Geotechnical

TREASURER
Carl VanHoose, YESCO

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Richard Samanich, PAE

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Nevada 135 Section Library
3720 Cima Drive
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Librarian: Richard Samanich
P: 702-646-2208

SECTION 170Kern

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSKernSection

Contact : kern@awssections.org


CHAIR
Charles Lung, Golden Empire Logistics

1ST VICE CHAIR
Roger Putnam, Total-America Inc.

2ND VICE CHAIR
George Niday, Bakersfield

SECRETARY
Sandy Ross

TREASURER
Eric Ross

SECTION 190Central Coast

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/American-Welding-Society-California-Central-Coast-Section

Contact : calicentralcoast@awssections.org


CHAIR
Stan Luis, American Industrial Supply

1ST VICE CHAIR
Gabriel Marquez, Allan Hancock College

SECRETARY
Stan Luis, American Industrial Supply

TREASURER
Stan Luis, American Industrial Supply

SECTION LIBRARY
Allan Hancock Library
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Librarian: Gabriel Marquez
P: 805-922-6966 Ext 3298

District 21 Student Chapters

SECTION 008Los Angeles/Inland Empire Section

Santa Ana College
George Moore
Santa Ana College, K Building
1530 West 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
P: 562-315-3105
E: gmoore002@earthlink.net

SECTION 055Arizona Section

Arizona Central College
Richard Santasiero
Arizona Central College
8470 North Overfield Road
Coolidge, AZ 85128
P: 520-494-5008
E: ricks350@hotmail.com

Arizona Western College Institute of Welding Technology
Samuel Colton
Arizona Western College
2020 Avenue 8 E
Yuma, AZ 85366
P: 928-344-7570
E: samuel.colton@azwestern.edu

East Valley Institute of Technology
Leon Zamora, Shelby Jensen
East Valley Institute of Technology
1601 West Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
P: (480) 461-4000
E: lzamora@evit.com

Mohave Community College
Buddy May
Mohave Community College
1971 Jagerson Ave.
Kingman, AZ 86401
P: 928-692-3012
E: bmay@mohave.edu

SECTION 092San Diego Section

San Diego Student Chapter
Bradley J. Dorschel
San Diego Student Chapter
1802 Castle Glen
Escondido, CA 92029
P: 760-271-5804
E: bdorscher@sdccd.edu

Workshop for Warriors
Lyle Palm
Workshop for Warriors
2970 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113
P: 619-550-1620
E: lyle@wfwusa.org

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