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.


Edward Leon, Co-Chair
Cryogenic Industrial Solutions

Andy Riordan, Co-Chair
American Welding & Gas, Inc.

Jay Brant
Indiana Oxygen Company

Scott Bush
nexAir, LLC

John Ciurlino
Earlbeck Gases & Technologies

Daniel Curiel
Chart Industries

Melissa De Jesus
Phoenix International

Allison Earlbeck
Earlbeck Gases & Technologies

Logan Evans
Volunteer Welding Supply

Jason Gentry

Justin Guitreau
Tekno Valves

Ben Hill

Jacob Honza

Joshua Johnson
Rocky Mountain Air Solutions


Kelsey Laush
Distributor Data Solutions

Lexi McDermott
Dynabrade, Inc.

Matthew Miller
CryoWorks, Inc

Ryan Morton
Conroe Welding Supply

Jerrod Ousley
Gas Equipment Company

Cody Patrick

Marie Ratermann
Ratermann Manufacturing, Inc.

Troy Saylor
Alliance Distribution

Colton Sparrow
nexAir, LLC

Liz Standley
ILMO Products, Inc.

Joseph Tomlin
CPV Manufacturing

Jan Uczkowski

Andrew Young
Gas Equipment Company

Kirill Zelin