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2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman
Wayne Smith
Newport News Shipbuilding
4101 Washington Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
P: (757) 688-2535
E: a.wayne.smith@hii-nns.com
Vice Chairman
Steve Harris
Newport News Shipbuilding
4101 Washington Ave. 
Newport News, VA 23607
P: (757) 688-1812
E: s.r.harris@hii-nns.com
Secretary
Dean Johnson
Newport News Shipbuilding
4101 Washington Ave. 
Newport News, VA 23607
P: (757) 688-6735
E: dean.a.johnson@hii.nns.com
Treasurer
Paul Miller
Liebherr Mining Equipment Co.
4100 Chestnut Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
P: (757) 310-3322
E: paul.miller@liebherr.com
Certification Chair
Lynn Showalter
Newport News Shipbuilding
4101 Washington Ave. 
Newport News, VA 23607
P: (757) 688-6716
E: lynn.showalter@hii-nns.com

AWS News and Events

ATTEND FABTECH 2014

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FABTECH 2014 Education Programming

The American Welding Society presents a comprehensive lineup of welding education during FABTECH. Led by the industry’s top professionals, programs focus on best practices and new commercial developments in welding and thermal spray. Events include conferences, seminars, RWMA Resistance Welding School, professional program, society events, and more. LEARN MORE

IBSC 2015

Attend one of the premier conferences in the brazing and soldering community. Click on the banner to learn more about the conference and register.

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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

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

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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