The purpose of this Committee is to focus on 1) communicating and educating both current and prospective members on the programs and benefits that GAWDA has to offer, 2) enhancing current offerings, 3) creating new programs that are in line with the needs of members, 4) recruiting new members, and 5) retaining existing members.


Steve Rosenthal, Co-Chair
Economy Welding and Industrial Supply, LLC
2120 Big Sewickley Creek Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
Phone: (724) 251-9500

Linda Smith, Co-Chair
Chemweld Inc.
4530 S. Berkeley Lake Road
Norcross, GA 3009
Phone:  (770) 662-0370

Rafael Alvero

Evan Bennear
Dale Oxygen

Jack Butler
Butler Gas Products

John Campbell
Leaders LLC

Kevin Carr
Hocon Industrial Gas

Will Cray
The Horton Group

Steve Dodge
Flame Technologies




Chris Holmes
ORS Nasco

Colleen Kohler
Noble Gas Solutions

Jack McCulloch
American Torch Tip Company

Jim O’Connor
Norton Abrasives/Saint-Gobain

Brandon Pleasant
Gullco International Inc.

Marie Ratermann
Ratermann Manufacturing, Inc

Jason Reigner
Inweld Corporation

Ron Rimes
Lake Welding Supplies

Dana Sorensen
Minneapolis Oxygen Company

Bill Visintainer
Atlas Welding Supply Co., Inc.

Ned Lane, Board Liaison
Cee Kay Supply, Inc.