District 9

Michael M. Skiles

District 9 Director
Consultant
2508 Northside Road
New Iberia, LA 70563
E: michaelskiles@cox.net

District 9 Sections

SECTION 021Birmingham

Website : http://awssection.com/birmingham/

Contact : birmingham@awssections.org


CHAIR
Dustin Wright, TCSS Welding

1ST VICE CHAIR
Kyle Robertson, Atlas Welding Supply

2ND VICE CHAIR
Brody Scott, Lawson State CC

SECRETARY
TBD

TREASURER
Bud Koster, Atlas Welding Supply

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Birmingham Section Library
Atlas Welding Supply 
3530 Greensboro Ave
Librarian: Bill Visintainer
Library Phone: 205-345-6903

SECTION 042New Orleans

Website : http://awssection.com/neworleans/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AWSNewOrleans

Contact : neworleans@awssections.org


CHAIR
Matthew Blackwell

1ST VICE CHAIR
Bruce Hallila, Pellerin Milnor Inc.

2ND VICE CHAIR
Albert Theriot

SECRETARY
Donald (DJ) J. Berger

TREASURER
Travis Moore

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Bruce Hallila

SECTION 056Pascagoula

Website : http://awssection.com/pascagoula/

Contact : pascagoula@awssections.org


CHAIR
Cynthia Harris, Moss Point School District

1ST VICE CHAIR
Paul Bosarge, Accu-Fab

2ND VICE CHAIR
Larry Porter

SECRETARY
William Harris, Master Welding Services, Inc.

TREASURER
William Harris, Master Welding Services, Inc.

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Larry Porter, MGCCC

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

SECTION 086Baton Rouge

Website : http://awssection.com/batonrouge/

Contact : batonrouge@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jeremy Whittemore, Emerson

1ST VICE CHAIR
Chris Love

2ND VICE CHAIR
Blake Hewitt, PAX

SECRETARY
Desiree A. Courville, Fairbanks Testing & Inspection

TREASURER
Thomas Shelton, MMT

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Cal Pepper, Southeastern Louisiana University

SECTION 091Mobile

Website : http://awssection.com/mobile/

Facebook : www.facebook.com/AwsMobileSection

Contact : mobile@awssections.org

CHAIRMAN & PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR
Jody Heusman, Austal USA

1ST VICE CHAIR
Chris Pawlowicz, Austal USA

2ND VICE CHAIR
Mike Barnett, WESCO Gas & Welding Supply Inc

SECRETARY
Brenda Amos, WESCO Gas & Welding Supply, Inc

TREASURER
Clay Byron, Miller Electric 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://awssection.com/morgancity/

Contact : morgancity@awssections.org


CHAIR
Jeremy Verret, Bluewater Rubber Co.

SECRETARY
Joey Rentrop, Bayou Inspection Services, Inc.

TREASURER
Joey Rentrop, Bayou Inspection Services, Inc.

SECTION 148Acadiana

Website : http://awssection.com/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

SECRETARY
Jonathan Topham, Frank's International

TREASURER
Marcie Jacquet

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Open

SECTION 508Auburn-Opelika

Website : http://awssection.com/auburn-opelika/

Contact : auburnopelika@awssections.org


CHAIR
Steve 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
Dong-Joo Kim, Auburn University

CERTIFICATION CHAIR
Steve Moore, Auburn University

SECTION LIBRARY
AWS Auburn Section Library
Auburn University
275 Wilmore Laboratories
Auburn, AL 36849
Librarian: Doohee Lee
P: 334-844-4822

SECTION 509Central Louisiana

Website : http://awssection.com/central-louisiana/

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

Contact : ctlouisiana@awssections.org


CHAIR
Thomas Malo, Distran Packaged Substations

1ST VICE CHAIR
Mike Stuchlik, Hayes Manufacturing

2ND VICE CHAIR
Sean Jones, Distran Steel LLC

SECRETARY
Thomas Malo, Distran Packaged Substations

TREASURER
Brandon Dubroc, Distran Packaged Substations

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

District 9 Student Chapters

SECTION 021Birmingham Section

Jefferson State Community College
Advisor: Danny Taylor
P: (205) 856-8515

 

SECTION 086Baton Rouge Section

River Parishes Community
College Student Chapter 

Advisor:Jeremy Whittemore
9697 Airline Highway
Sorrento, LA 70778
P: 225-933-5981
 

Southeastern Louisiana
University Student Chapter

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

SECTION 508Auburn-Opelika Section

Central Alabama Community College
Auburn-Opelika Section District 9

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