To provide a forum to connect young members of the organization and develop relationships that foster personal and professional growth. To bridge the gap between young and established members of the organization to provide continuity, and further support the mission of GAWDA while expanding the organization’s reach and developing its future leadership.


Liz Standley, Co-Chair
ILMO Products, Inc.

Cody Patrick, Co-Chair

Meagan Barry
Superior Products

Jay Brant
Indiana Oxygen Company

Daniel Curiel
Chart Industries

Melissa De Jesus
Phoenix International

Allison Earlbeck
Earlbeck Gases & Technologies

Logan Evans
Volunteer Welding Supply

Justin Guitreau
Tekno Valves

Erich Haun
Haun Welding Supply, Inc.

Ben Hill


Jacob Honza

Kelsey Laush
Distributor Data Solutions

Edward Leon
Cryogenic Industrial Solutions

Lexi McDermott
Dynabrade, Inc.

Ryan Morton
Conroe Welding Supply

Brandon Pleasant
Gullco International

Marie Ratermann
Ratermann Manufacturing, Inc.

Andy Riordan
American Welding & Gas, Inc.

Troy Saylor
Alliance Distribution

Jan Uczkowski