Technical Committee

Tim Klein
Chairman

WireCo

Bob Cushman
Vice Chairman

Cascade Rigging, Inc.

Jeff Gilbert
AWRF Chief Executive / Secretary

Barry Epperson
General Counsel

Mike Benavage
Liaison from WRTB

Bridon · Bekaert – The Ropes Group

Robert Jasany
Liaison from WSTDA

WSTDA

Sub-Committees

Below The Hook Lifting Devices

Tom Eicher
Chair

The Caldwell Group, Inc.

Joe Scolaro
Vice Chair

ADB – Hoist Rings Mfg.

Blocks & Tackle

Curt Jabben
Chair

Associated Wire Rope & Rigging, Inc.

Chain & Chain Slings

Jeff Doerge
Chair

cromox US

Melissa Searle
Vice Chair

Laclede Chain Manufacturing

Cordage & Cordage Slings

Chris Richardson
Chair

Lone Star Rigging LP

Bill Shakespeare
Vice Chair

Teufelberger-Redaelli

Load Securement

Rodney Reynolds
Chair

Columbus McKinnon Corp.

Celena Moses
Vice Chair

Royal Van Beest Group B.V.

Mechanical & Non-Electrical Hoists

Tony Mazzella
Chair

Mazzella Companies

Matt Mazzella
Vice Chair

Mazzella Companies

Risk Management

Mason Chant
Chair

Chant Engineering Co., Inc.

Alex Harris
Vice Chair

Chant Engineering Co., Inc.

Sling Fittings, Terminations & Other Rigging Hardware

Paul Boeckman
Chair

KITO CROSBY

Anton van der Zalm
Vice Chair

Royal Van Beest Group B.V.

Technical Communications

Melissa Searle
Chair

Laclede Chain Manufacturing

Alex Harris
Vice Chair

Chant Engineering Co., Inc.

Testing

Steven Boyko
Chair

Mill Valley Splicing, Inc.

Andrew Mullis
Vice Chair

Paducah Rigging, Inc.

Web Sling & Round Sling

Bob Jasany
Chair

WSTDA

Luis Jimenez
Vice Chair

ARG Industrial

Wire Rope and Wire Rope Slings

Tim Klein
Chair

WireCo

Michael Benavage
Vice Chair

Bridon · Bekaert – The Ropes Group

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