District 7

Uwe Aschemeier

District 7 Director
Senior Welding Engineer
Subsea Global Solutions
3723 Woodland Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45209
P: (786) 473-9540
E: uwe@sgsdiving.com

District 7 Sections

SECTION 003Pittsburgh

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

Contact : pittsburgh@awssections.org


CHAIR
Don Stoll, Minnotte Contracting Co.

1ST VICE CHAIR
Steve Rosenthal, Economy Welding & Industrial Supply, LLC

2ND VICE CHAIR
Raymond Knobbs, Minnotte Contracting Co.

SECRETARY
Thomas White, FirstEnergy

TREASURER
Thomas White, FirstEnergy

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Jim Sekely

SECTION LIBRARY
Steamfitters Hall - Local 449
1459 Woodruff Street
Harmony, PA 15220
Librarian: Carl Ott
P: 412-481-0333

SECTION 026Cincinnati

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

Contact : cincinnati@awssections.org


CHAIR
Bruce Scherer, Great Oaks Career Campuses

1ST VICE CHAIR
Jeff Minter, Ben Hur Construction Company

2ND VICE CHAIR
Ken C. Calardo

SECRETARY
Uwe W. Aschemeier, Subsea Global Solutions

TREASURER
Ken C. Calardo

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Bruce Scherer, Great Oaks Career Campuses

SECTION LIBRARY
Diamond Oaks Career Campuses
6375 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45247
Librarian: Bruce Scherer
P: 513-646-4920

SECTION 033Dayton

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

Contact : dayton@awssections.org


CHAIR
Larry Barley, OTC Daihan

1ST VICE CHAIR
James Grant, Solutions, Inc.

2ND VICE CHAIR
Brennan Dutenhaver

SECRETARY
Steve Whitney, Yaskawa America, Motoman Robotics Div.

TREASURER
Ben Finney, Fischer Engineering

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Chris Lander, St. John Inspection Service

SECTION LIBRARY
University of Dayton Library
300 College Park Drive
Dayton, OH 45469
Librarian: Glenn Fischer
P: 937-229-4221

SECTION 036Columbus

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

Contact : columbus@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jim Worman, National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors

1ST VICE CHAIR
Thomas Eckardt, Ashland

SECRETARY
Bryan H. Lyons, HETEN Engineering & Laboratory

TREASURER
Harvey Castner

SECTION LIBRARY
HETEN Engineering & Laboratory
3806 April Lane
Columbus, OH 43227
Librarian: Bryan H. Lyons
P: 614-418-7520

SECTION 103Tri-State

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

Contact : tristate@awssections.org


CHAIR
George Bodnar, Starweld

1ST VICE CHAIR
Michael Hamon, Charleston Steel Co.

SECRETARY
Michael Hamon, Charleston Steel Co.

TREASURER
Michael Hamon, Charleston Steel Co.

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Carl Smith

SECTION LIBRARY
Charleston Steel Co.
511 28th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064
Librarian: Michael Hamon
P: 304-766-6614

SECTION 129Mid-Ohio Valley

SECTION 186Wheeling

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

Contact : wheeling@awssections.org


CHAIR
Michael Pawelczyk, Plumbers & Pipefitters - Local 495

SECRETARY
Todd E. Parker, Jefferson County Vocational School

TREASURER
Drew VanFossen, Plumbers & Pipefitters - Local 495

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Todd E. Parker, Jefferson County Vocational School

SECTION LIBRARY
Ohio County Library
52 Sixteenth Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Librarian: Meredith
P: 304-232-0244

SECTION 191Johnny Appleseed

SECTION 501Johnstown Altoona

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

Contact : johnstownaltoona@awssections.org


CHAIR
Harry Bennear, Dale Oxygen, Inc.

1ST VICE CHAIR
J. Bart Sickles

2ND VICE CHAIR
Evan Bennear, Dale Oxygen, Inc.

SECRETARY
William Krupa

TREASURER
William Krupa

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
William Krupa

SECTION LIBRARY
Dale Oxygen, Inc.
146 Horner Street
Johnstown, PA 15902
Librarian: Harry Bennear
P: 814-535-3594

District 7 Student Chapters

SECTION 003Pittsburgh Section

Beaver Valley Student Chapter
Thomas Geisler
Beaver Valley Student Chapter
145 Poplar Drive
Monaca, PA 15601
P: 724-728-5800 Ext 231

Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
Scott Trosky
Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
705 Stevenson Blvd.
New Kensington, PA 15068
P: 724-335-9389

Parkway West Career & Technology Center
Cody Stroud
Parkway West Career & Technology Ctr
7101 Steubenville Pike
Oakdale, PA 15071
P: 412-923-1772

Western Area CTC
Roger Simmons
688 Western Ave.
Canonsburg, PA 15317
P: 724-426-2890 Ext 151

Westmoreland County Community College
Ben Bilott
Westmoreland County Community College
145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697
P: 724-925-4153

SECTION 026Cincinnati Section

Great Oaks Career Campuses
Bruce Scherer
Scarlet Oaks AWD
3254 East Kemper Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45238
P: 513-646-4920

SECTION 036Columbus Section

Ohio State University
Dr. David Phillips
Dept. of Welding Engineering
Ohio State University
1248 Arthur E Adams Dr.
Columbus, OH 43210
P: 614-292-1774

SECTION 129Mid-Ohio Valley Section

West Virginia University - Parkersburg
Craig Bills
West Virginia Univ. - Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104
P: 304-424-8339

SECTION 501Johnstown-Altoona Section

Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School
Elisa Ramsey
FCAVTS
145 E. Cherry St.
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
P: 717-483-3195

Greater Altoona Career & Tech. Center
Tim Harris
Greater Altoona Career & Tech. Center
1500 Fourth Ave
Altoona, PA 16603
P: 814-946-8450 Ext 1201

Triangle Tech, DuBois Campus
Brenda Benyon
Triangle Tech DuBois School
PO Box 551
DuBoise, PA 15801-0551
P: 814375-4130

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