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.


Erich Haun, Co-Chair
Company: Haun Welding Supply, Inc.
Address: 12 Hemlock Street
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 250-4288
Fax: (518) 250-4295

Justin Trafton, Co-Chair
Company: McDantim Inc.
Address: 3730 North Montana Avenue
Helena, MT 59602
Phone: (406) 442-5153
Fax: (406) 442-5154

Evan Bennear
Dale Oxygen, Inc.


Justin Guitreau
tekno valves
North America

Alex Mukherjee

Brandon Pleasant
Gullco International

Marie Ratermann
Ratermann Manufacturing, Inc.

Troy Saylor