District 21

Sam Lindsey

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

District 21 Sections

SECTION 008Los Angeles/Inland Empire

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

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
Brad Cain

SECRETARY
George Rolla

TREASURER
Brad Cain

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://awssection.com/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://awssection.com/longbeach-orangecounty/

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

Contact : lngbeachorgcty@awssections.org


CHAIR
Danyelle Potter

1ST VICE CHAIR
Eric A. Budwig

2nd VICE CHAIR
Paul Anderson

SECRETARY
Linda Thomas

TREASURER
Michael Lannom

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Michael Lannom

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

SECTION 055Arizona

Website : http://awssection.com/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
Rusty Mays, Salt River Project

SECRETARY
Joe Krywicki, Phoenix National Labs

TREASURER
Paul Moreno, Modern Industries

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Buddy May, Mohave Community College

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Section 055 Library
Mesa Community College
1833 W Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85201
Librarian: Robert Holmes
P: 602-330-3461

SECTION 092San Diego

Website : http://awssection.com/sandiego/

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

Contact : sandiego@awssections.org


CHAIR
Gokul Vasudevamurthy, General Atomics

1ST VICE CHAIR
Juan Diaz, Testing Services and Inspection

2ND VICE CHAIR
Tim Palm, Workshops For Warriors

SECRETARY
Hollaine Hopkins

TREASURER
Robert Rabino

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Frank Rogers, Pacific Coast Iron

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://awssection.com/sanfernandovalley/

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

Contact : sanfernando@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jack Compton, J.C. & Associates

1ST VICE CHAIR
TBA

SECRETARY
Connie Compton, J.C. & Associates

TREASURER
Eric Frei, TEC Welding Products, Inc.

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://awssection.com/nevada/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSNevada

Contact : nevada@awssections.org


CHAIR
Torie Winton, City of Las Vegas Development

1ST VICE CHAIR
Tom Helm, Nova Geotechnical

2ND VICE CHAIR
Matt Aschoff, College of Southern Nevada

SECRETARY
Paul Dobiesz

TREASURER
Carl VanHoose, YESCO

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Nevada 135 Section Library
3720 Cima Drive
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Librarian: Richard Samanich
P: 702-429-7458

SECTION 170Kern

Website : http://awssection.com/kern/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSKernSection

Contact : kern@awssections.org


CHAIR
Josh Bradley, Barnes Welding Supply

1ST VICE CHAIR
Roger Putnam, Total American Investment Corp.

2ND VICE CHAIR
TBA

SECRETARY
TBA

TREASURER
TBA

SECTION 190Central Coast

Website : http://awssection.com/centralcoast/

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 93454
Librarian: Gabriel Marquez
P: 805-922-6966

District 21 Student Chapters

SECTION 008Los Angeles/Inland Empire Section

Santa Ana College Student Chapter 
Advisor: George Moore
Santa Ana College, K Building
1530 West 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
P: 562-315-3105
 

SECTION 055Arizona Section

The Central Arizona
College Student Chapter 

Advisor: Richard Santasiero
Arizona Central College
8470 North Overfield Road
Coolidge, AZ 85128
P: 520-494-5008

Arizona Western College Institute of
Welding Technology Student Chapter

Advisor: Samuel Colton
Arizona Western College
2020 Avenue 8 E
Yuma, AZ 85366
P: 928-344-7570

Cochise College Student Chapter 
Advisor: Randall Fox
4190 W. Hwy 80
Douglas, AZ 85607
P: 520-515-5338

East Valley Institute of
Technology Student Chapter

Advisor: Leon Zamora
East Valley Institute of Technology
1601 West Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
P: (480) 461-4000

Hayden-Ray High School Student Chapter 
Advisor: Samuel J. Colton 
Arizona Western College
9500 S Avenue 8 East 
Yuma, AZ 85365
P: (928) 344-7752

Mohave Community College Student Chapter
Advisor: Buddy May
1971 Jagerson Ave.
Kingman, AZ 86401
P: 928-692-3012

SECTION 092San Diego Section

San Diego Student Chapter
Advisor: Bradley J. Dorschel
San Diego Student Chapter
1802 Castle Glen
Escondido, CA 92029
P: 760-271-5804

Workshop for Warriors Student Chapter 
Advisor: Lyle Palm
Workshop for Warriors
2970 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113
P: 619-550-1620
 

SECTION 075Nevada Section

Los Soldadores De East Tech
East Career Technical Academy
Advisor: Marco Centeno
Welding Department 
6705 Vegas Valley 
Las Vegas, NV 89142

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