District 9

Michael M. Skiles

District 9 Director
Consultant
2508 Northside Road
New Iberia, LA 70563
P: (337) 501-0304
E: michaelskiles@cox.net

District 9 Sections

SECTION 021Birmingham

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

Contact : birmingham@awssections.org


CHAIR
Dustin Wright, Tuscaloosa County School System

1ST VICE CHAIR
John Kyle Robertson, Atlas Welding Supply

2ND VICE CHAIR
J. Brody Scott, Lawson State Community College

SECRETARY
Dustin Wright, Tuscaloosa County School System

TREASURER
Bud Koster, Atlas Welding Supply

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Roy Ledford

SECTION LIBRARY
Atlas Welding Supply
3530 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
Librarian: Bill Visintainer
P: 205-345-6903

SECTION 042New Orleans

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSNewOrleans

Contact : neworleans@awssections.org


CHAIR
Aldo M. Irias-Duron

1ST VICE CHAIR
Bruce Hallila

2ND VICE CHAIR
Al Theriot

SECRETARY
Donald J. Berger

TREASURER
Travis Moore

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Bruce Hallila

SECTION LIBRARY
Jefferson Parish Library
5201 Tarvella Road
Harvey, LA 70058
Librarian: Travis Moore
P: 504-347-5700

SECTION 056Pascagoula

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

Contact : pascagoula@awssections.org


CHAIR
Paul Bosarge, Accu-Fab Inc.

1ST VICE CHAIR
Cynthia Harris, Pascagoula School District

2ND VICE CHAIR
Darren Haas, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Inc.

SECRETARY
William Harris, Master Welding Services, Inc.

TREASURER
William Harris, Master Welding Services, Inc.

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
William Harris, Master Welding Services, Inc.

SECTION LIBRARY
Pascagoula Section AWS Library
6637 Grierson Street
Moss Point, MS 39563
Librarian: William Harris
P: 228-623-9353

SECTION 086Baton Rouge

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

Contact : batonrouge@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jeremy Whittemore

1ST VICE CHAIR
Blake Hewitt

2ND VICE CHAIR
Johnny Dupuy

SECRETARY
Davis Rayborn

TREASURER
Thomas Shelton

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Cal Pepper

SECTION LIBRARY
Jones Creek Library
6222 Jones Creek Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
P: 225-756-1140

SECTION 091Mobile

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

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AwsMobileSection

Contact : mobile@awssections.org


CHAIR
Tim DeVargas, T L Faulkner CRC

1ST VICE CHAIR
Michael Magazzu, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

2ND VICE CHAIR
Jody Heusman, Austal USA

SECRETARY
Brenda Amos, WESCO Gas & Welding Supply, Inc.

TREASURER
Clay Byron, Miller Electric Mfg., Co.

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Jackie Morris, Morris Marine Consulting, LLC

SECTION LIBRARY
Morris Marine Consulting, LLC
4853 General Road
Mobile, AL 36619
Librarian: Jackie Morris
P: 251-232-2817

SECTION 108Morgan City

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

Contact : morgancity@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jeremy Verret, Bluewater Rubber & Gasket Co.

SECRETARY
Joey Rentrop, Bayou Inspection Services, Inc.

TREASURER
Joey Rentrop, Bayou Inspection Services, Inc.

SECTION 148Acadiana

Website : https://www.awssection.org/acadiana/

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

Contact : acadiana@awssections.org


CHAIR
Thomas J. Reynolds

1ST VICE CHAIR
Chris McGowan, Trident Group, LLC

2ND VICE CHAIR
Pat Case, Pat Case Inspection

SECRETARY
Jenieveve Fredette, Frank's International

TREASURER
Marcie Jacquet, PrimeVue Realty

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Russell Netherland, South Louisiana Community College

SECTION 508Auburn-Opelika

Website : http://www.awssection.org/auburn-opelika/

Contact : auburnopelika@awssections.org


CHAIR
Steven Moore, Auburn University

1ST VICE CHAIR
Steve Scott, Triple A Metal Fabrication, Inc.

2ND VICE CHAIR
Joseph D. James, Central Alabama Community College

SECRETARY
Songtao Du, Auburn University

TREASURER
Howard C. Wikle, Auburn University

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Steven Moore, Auburn University

SECTION LIBRARY
Auburn University
275 Wilmore Laboratories
Auburn, AL 36849
Librarian: Shin Horikawa
P: 334-844-4822

SECTION 509Central Louisiana

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

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

Contact : ctlouisiana@awssections.org


CHAIR
Thomas Malo, Distran Steel LLC

1ST VICE CHAIR
Mike Stuchlik, Hayes Manufacturing

2ND VICE CHAIR
Sean Jones, Distran Steel LLC

SECRETARY
Pam Giroir

TREASURER
Ashley Boyd, Central Louisiana Technical Community College

SECTION LIBRARY
Central Louisiana Section Library
1327 Highway 1207
Deville, LA 71328
Librarian: Don Sanders
P: 318-729-7021

District 9 Student Chapters

SECTION 021Birmingham Section

Lawson State Community College
Roy Ledford, Jr.
Lawson State Community College - Bessemer Campus
1100 9th Ave. SE
Bessemer, AL 35022
P: 205-428-6391

SECTION 056Pascagoula Section

Mississippi Gulf Coast Jr. College
William Harris
MGCJC - Jackson County Campus
PO Box 100
Gautier, MS 39533
P: 228-497-7679

SECTION 086Baton Rouge Section

River Parishes Community College
James Falgout
River Parishes Community College
9697 Airline Highway
Sorrento, LA 70778
P: 225-933-5981

Southeastern Louisiana University
Anthony Blakeney
Southeastern Louisiana University
PO Box 847
Hammond, LA 70402
P: 985-549-2189

SECTION 508Auburn-Opelika Section

Central Alabama Community College
Joseph James
Central Alabama Community College
1675 Cherokee Road
Alexander City, AL 35010
P: 256-234-6346

Columbus Technical College
Ronnie McBride
Columbus Technical College
928 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA 31904
P: 706-649-1855

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