Section News and Events

Chairmans Note

On behalf of the board members, I would like to welcome you to the Northwest Section



Tentative Schedule of Events for the 2013/ 2014 Year

We have a tentative schedule of planned events for the 2013/ 2014 calendar year. Dates and locations are not yet set so check our calendar often.



Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding Supervisor

The Northwest section of the American Welding Society will host 2 Certified Welding Inspector and 1 Certified Welding Supervisor seminar and exam in 2014.



Scholarships

It is now time to start thinking about scholarships if you are going to be in a welding or welding related program next year.



Section Chair Notes October 2011

On behalf of all the board members I would like to greet from your AWS Northwest Section Board.  We have been working through the summer planning activities for our section.



Section News and Events Archives

2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman
Ric Eckstein
WITC Rice Lake
ric_eckstein@yahoo.com
(765) 635-9652
1st Vice Chair
Dana Sorensen
Minneapolis Oxygen
dsorensen@mplso2.com
612-396-5115
2nd Vice Chair
Mike Hanson
Consolidated Precision Products
mikhan318@comcast.net
763-221-5951
Secretary
Doug Juhl
PRI Robotics
djuhl4884@gmail.com
(952) 388-9764

 
Treasurer
Mace Harris
PRI Robotics
macevh@aol.com
612-209-0939
District Director
Dave Lynnes
Lynnes Welding Training
dave@learntoweld.com
701-373-0658
Past Chair
Jay Gerdin
Anoka Technical College
jgerdin@hotmail.com
651-269-9191
Board Member
Bob Sands
Production Engineering Corp
rsands@hotmail.com
612-788-9123
Board Member
Mike Carey
Element Materials Technology
mike.carey@element.com
(651) 746-4079
Board Member
Pamela Lesemann
Oxygen Service Company
pamlesemann@oxyserv.com
612-968-3135
Board Member
Thea Bunde
Toll Gas Technology
thea@tollgas.com
(612) 581-9889
Board Member
Anna Wald
Wyoming Machine
awald@wyomingmachine.com
(651) 462-4156
AWS National Rep.
American Welding Society
rhancock@aws.org
800-443-9353 x226
Section Website:
www.awssection.org/nwminneapolis

Section Email:
awsnorthwest@hotmail.com
 

Upcoming AWS Events Near This Section



THE AWS CWI SEMINAR IS COMING TO YOU!
Register today and prep with the best.
*ACT NOW - EARLY BIRD RATES END MONDAY,

August 17 - 23, 2014 – Minneapolis, MN
Certified Welding Inspector Seminar & Exam
Crowne Plaza Bloomington
5401 Green Valley Drive
Bloomington, MN 55437
Hotel Phone: (952) 831-8000

The AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar helps skilled, knowledgeable welders prepare for the AWS CWI exam. Seasoned instructors will teach you the material you need to know, train you to use and understand the latest technical standards, and provide tips to help you do well on the exam.

With national and international recognition in the welding industry, the CWI certification has been the benchmark companies rely on to ensure the highest level of workmanship.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by; sign up and benefit from this chance to advance your career!

APPLY & REGISTER TODAY | VISIT THE WEBSITE


AWS News and Events

2014 RWMA Regional Meeting

The upcoming 2014 RWMA Regional Meeting is scheduled to take place September 17-18, 2014 at AWS Headquarters in Miami. LEARN MORE | VIEW THE FLYER

HEAT TREATMENT CONFERENCE

Click on the banner for more information and to register.

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

Three scholarships for the 2014-15 school term that have not been awarded. Two of them, the John M. Stropki and James A. Turner, are unique in that they support nontraditional areas for the AWS Foundation: The Stropki Scholarship is for a student seeking a teaching degree in a STEM subject. The Turner Scholarship is for a student enrolled studying for a business degree. Applications are being accepted from anyone who is studying in these areas. APPLY NOW

2014 AWS PRESIDENT DEAN WILSON'S VISION FOR INNOVATION

Visit the page! LEARN MORE

2014 CERTIFICATION SCHEDULE

Note that the schedule is subject to change without notice. VIEW SCHEDULE

WHY YOU SHOULD COMPETE IN SKILLSUSA

For the person interested in taking their welding career to the next level, SkillsUSA is an amazing asset. Their regional, state, and national competitions offer the chance to hone your skills while you compete against others. And more than that, each competition offers a scholarship to the winner. VIEW VIDEO

WOMEN IN WELDING

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