Section News and Events

October 2017 Meeting Announcement

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May 2017 Meeting Announcement

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April 2017 Meeting Announcement - Special Guest AWS President John Bray

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March 2017 Meeting Announcement

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February 2017 Meeting Announcement

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Section News and Events Archives

2016-2017 Board Members

SECTION OFFICERS

Gary Williams
Chairman
(251) 434-8000
gary.williams@austalusa.com

Tim DeVargas
1st Vice Chair
Student Affairs
(251) 221-5431
faulknerweld@yahoo.com

Ben Catchot
2nd Vice Chair
(251) 895-7996
bencatchot@yahoo.com

Clay Byron
Treasurer
(251) 802-3265
clay.byron@millerwelds.com

Brenda Amos
Secretary
(251) 378-4162
brendaa@wescoweld.com

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Mike Magazzu
Program Committee Chair
MMagazzu@hargrove-epc.com

Eleanor Ezell
Membership Chair
eleanorezell@comcast.net

Jackie Morris
Certification Chair

Technical Representative
morris-jackie@att.net

Jerry Betts
Scholarship Chair
jerrybetts57@gmail.com

Mike Barnett
Senior Executive Member
mikeb@wescoweld.com

Johnny Dedeaux
Image of Welding Chair
dedeaux_j@bellsouth.net

Tim DeVargas
Publicity Committee Chairman
Webmaster
faulknerweld@yahoo.com

Ron C. Pierce
Foundation Representative
rpierce@wescoweld.com

Updated: 10/07/2016


AWS News and Events

2017 AWS Conferences

Quality educational materials – and welding conferences in particular – are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands. Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.

  • FABTECH - Thermal Spray Coating
    November 6, 2017 / Chicago, Ilinois
  • This group will discuss most aspects of thermal spray coatings including thermal spray processes, equipment, pre and post treatment, applications, and industry usage. Processes covered will include flame spray (powder, wire, and rod), detonation spray, high velocity oxy/fuel spray (HVOF), cold spray, plasma spray, and twin wire electric arc spray.

  • FABTECH - RWMA Resistance Welding School
    November 7-8, 2017 / Chicago, Ilinois
  • RWMA offers this intensive two-day course about the basics of resistance welding once a year. The school is designed to give operators, production supervisors, engineers, and others the opportunity to study, better understand, and further their knowledge in the theory, applications, and equipment used in the resistance welding process.

VIEW FULL CONFERENCES SCHEDULE


2017-18 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

VIEW UPCOMING SCHEDULES


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.

VIEW FULL REPORT HERE


Scholarships

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.


Compilation

Sydnee Brey

Samuel Torres


Bobby Counts

Roman Weasel