The Government Affairs Committee exists to educate, guide, and advise members about regulatory and legal issues that may affect our businesses and direct advocacy efforts towards the government to represent members’ interests.


Charles B. Beal II – Co-Chair

American Welding and Gas, Inc.

Richard P. Schweitzer, Esq., Co-Chair
Richard P. Schweitzer, PLLC

Tom Badstubner
AsteRisk LLC

Marilyn Dempsey
Safety Dragons Workplace Consultants, LLC

Paul Dillard
ARC3 Gases

Jim Earlbeck
Earlbeck Corporation


Denise C. Haugen
Western International Gas & Cylinders, Inc

Chris Holzworth
Sky Oxygen

Scott Myran
Mississippi Welders Supply

Walter Shields
Kiswel USA, Inc

David Spencer
O.E. Meyer Co.




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