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August 2016 Meeting

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May 2016 Meeting

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November 2015 Meeting

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September 2015 Meeting

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SEA Welding Seminar - May 1, 2015

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2014-2015 Board Members

Carl Van Hoose
5119 Cameron Street
Las Vegas, NV 89118
P: (702) 876-8080
1st Vice Chair
Dwain Rittenhouse
Red Rock Specialty Products
49 West Brook Avenue
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
P: (702) 596-9157
Torie Winton
844 Santa Ynez Ave
Henderson, NV 89002
P: (702) 497-2788
Nanette Samanich
NS Inspection & Consulting
3720 Cima Dr.
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
P: (702) 646-2208

Date Updated: March 20, 2015
Certification Chair
Richard Samanich
5930 Rickenbacker Rd
Nellis Airforce Base, NV 89191
P: (702) 646-2208


AWS News and Events

2016 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.


Big Bend Community College Student Chapter Builds Battering Ram for Police Armored Vehicle


Welding Thunder 2016

The 5th annual WELDERS WITHOUT BORDERS: WELDING THUNDER TEAM FABRICATION COMPETITION will be held in Las Vegas this November as part of the 2016 FABTECH show. Thank you AWS District 21 for being this year’s sponsor. VIEW THE WELDING THUNDER 2016 PAGE

Welder Training Scholarships (US & Canada)

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

Welder Finds Inspiration In Superheroes

When it comes to finding appreciation for the art of welding, David Landon doesn’t have to look any further than Hollywood. LEARN MORE

AWS Sections, please share this article originally posted on the front page of the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan on your Facebook pages and with your friends and family.


Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos

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


Sydnee Brey

Samuel Torres

Bobby Counts

Roman Weasel

AWS Weldlink

You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW


This video looks at just some of the exciting careers options available to women (and men) who decide to invest their time in the study of welding. VIEW VIDEO