Member Services Committee

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 Dodge, Co – Chair
Company: Flame Technologies
Address: PO Box 1776
Cedar Park, TX 78630
Phone: (512) 219-8481

Evan Bennear, Co – Chair
Company: Dale Oxygen
Address: 146 Horner St.
Johnstown, PA 15902
Phone: (814) 535-3594

Bill Visintainer-  Advisor
Company: Atlas Welding Supply Co., Inc.

Mark Raimy – Board Liasion
Company: Welders Supply Co.,  – Raimy Corp.

Charlie Baselice
Company: Airgas

John Brewer
Company: Advanced Welding  & Industrial Supply

Kevin Carr
Company: Gerhart Gas Technologies

David Day
Company: American Standard Manufacturing

Lauren Dreisbach
Company: TMG Gases, Inc.

Chris Holmes
Company: Coleman Cable/Southwire

Bob Kellogg
Company: LENOX – American Saw



Jack McCulloch
Company: American Torch Tip Company

Abydee Butler Moore
Company: Butler Gas Products Company

Jim O’Conner
Company: Norton Abrasives/Saint-Gobain

Brandon Pleasant
Company: Gullco International Inc.

Marie Ratermann
Ratermann Manufacturing, Inc.

Jason Reigner
Company: Inweld Corporation

Tim Rice
Company: Cryogas International

Ron Rimes
Company: Lake Welding Supplies, Inc.

Steve Rosenthal
Economy Welding and Industrial Supply, LLC

Renee Ruddy
Company: T.W. Smith Corporation

Kevin Shelly
Company: ACD/ Cryogenic Industries

Linda Smith
Company: Chemweld Inc.

Dana Sorenson
Company: Minneapolis Oxygen Company

Greg Testa
Company: Direct Wire & Cable

Ken Tidwell
Company: WDPG Business Insurance