Committees Faqs Category: AWRF’s 12 Operational Committees

Marketing Committee

Chair: Paul DeMattie The Crosby Group Tulsa, OK Co-Chair: Keith Shepherd DCL Mooring & Rigging New Orleans, LA Purpose: To actively promote the AWRF brand to its members & end users in the material handling industry and to promote the different committee activities through …

Past Presidents Advisory Council

Chair: Nick Gladue Dakota Riggers & Tool Supply, Inc. Sioux Falls, SD Co-Chair: Brett Woodland Yarbrough Cable – A Certex Company Memphis, TN Purpose: The purpose of the Past Presidents Advisory Council is to advise the President and the Board of Directors.

Preservation

Chair: Jeff Stewart Assembly Specialty Products, Inc. Cleveland, OH Co-Chair: Robert Bairstow Jr. Bairstow Lifting Products Atlanta, GA Purpose: The purpose of this committee is to capture the changes in the lifting, rigging and load securement industry, by preserving literature, parts and an open …

Data Gathering

Chair: Andrew Hall Southern Wire Olive Branch, MS Co-Chair: Carey Hanson Bairstow Lifting Products Atlanta, GA Purpose: To gather pertinent industry statistics from regular members, manufacturing members and wholesaling members; and to publish and disseminate this information so it can be used as comparative guidelines …

Technical Committee

Chair: Paul Boeckman The Crosby Group Tulsa, OK Vice Chair: Tim Kline WireCo Worldgroup Prairie Village, KS To acquire, preserve and disseminate technical information and new product information within the industry, to send a representative to any standards writing or technical organization …