Section News and Events

Weld Repair Conference, Aug 8, 2017 - Aug 9, 2017, Portland, Oregon

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AWS Alaska Membership Updating

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May 2017 Meeting Announcement

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AWS Alaska Section Next Week Events, May 8-11

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AK March Meeting Postpone to April

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2017-2018 Board Members

Gregory C. Russo
Section 125 Chair
Welding Instructor
University of Alaska Anchorage
3300 Seawolf Drive GHH Bldg.
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907.786.1471

1st Vice Chair
Joseph Shepherd
4300 Northwood DR Unit B
Anchorage, AK 99517
P: (919) 946-0906


Certification Chair
Louis "Lou" Alvord

Creighton Moore


AWS News and Events

2018 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

Register now to lock in current pricing and SAVE $200


2017 District Conferences – Staff Report

  • Overall, when compared to the welding industry, the American Welding Society had a reasonably good year in 2016. We want to thank our Volunteers and Staff for their devoted efforts in making AWS successful.



Welder Training Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
    AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
    Welder Training Scholarship Application

Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos

Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.