Leadership & Subcommittees

Leadership & Subcommittees

Leadership

Meet the 2019-2020 WEMCO Executive Officers

Shawn ToopsChair

Shawn Toops
Flame Technologies, Inc.

 

Vice Chair

Mike Tecklenburg
Select-Arc Inc.

 

Past Chair

David Sullivan
 

 


WEMCO Subcommittees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Chair: Shawn Toops, Flame Technologies
Ensures the strength and integrity of WEMCO by coordinating and reviewing the subcommittees' activities. The Executive Committee also evaluates the governing structure of WEMCO, and recommends changes to the organization's charter and/or subcommittees.

 

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
Chair: Jimmy Walker, Saf-T-Cart
Implements WEMCO's bylaws necessary to ensuring the organization's foundation, as well as periodically evaluate the governing structure of WEMCO - committee association roles, duties, responsibilities, terms and membership eligibility.

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Chair:  Mike Tecklenburg, Select-Arc Inc.
Determines the meeting locations, speakers, and the program format for the WEMCO Annual Meetings. Throughout the year, the committee works together to ensure that the WEMCO Annual Meetings are relevant to WEMCO members, and the welding industry.

 

David EllisMEMBERSHIP
Chair: David Ellis
Focuses on WEMCO's membership growth, as well as continually examine the benefits of being a WEMCO company member to ensure maximum value proposition. The Membership Recruitment Committee–in conjunction with the Membership Retention Committee–will focus on WEMCO marketing and promotions.

 

EXCELLENCE IN WELDING COMMITTEE
Chair: Mike Tecklenburg, Select-Arc Inc.
Serves as a catalyst and thought leader in driving industry efforts to raise the overall profile of welding as a career and communicate to potential candidates the numerous opportunities that exist.

 

GAWDA LIAISON
Chair: Bob Ranc, Weldcoa
Ensures synchronicity between GAWDA, WEMCO and other organizations, associations and institutions within the welding industry.

 

Welding Journal Editorials by Past WEMCO Chairs

Past WEMCO Chairs

RUSTY FRANKLIN  1996 -1998
PHIL WINSLOW  1999 - 2001
JOHN POSTLE  2002 - 2004
DEAN WILSON  2005
FREDERICK LUENING  2007
ROBERT ROTH  2007
DENNIS BROWN  2008
JEFF DECKROW  2009
JIM HORVATH  2010
HECTOR VILLARREAL  2011
BOB RANC  2012
NIGEL SCOTCHMER  2013 - 2014
DAVID SULLIVAN  2015 - 2016
NIGEL SCOTCHMER  2016 - 2017
ERIC LAUBACH  2017 - 2018

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