AISC Officers & Board of Directors

Updated as of  11/16/15

OFFICERS

CHAIR  
JAMES G. THOMPSON
Palmer Steel Supplies, Inc., McAllen, TX

VICE CHAIR  
David Zalesne
Owen Steel Company, Inc., Columbia, SC

PRESIDENT
ROGER E. FERCH
American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, Illinois

SECRETARY AND GENERAL COUNSEL
DAVID B. RATTERMAN
Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Louisville, KY

ASSISTANT SECRETARY
ROGER E. FERCH
American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, Illinois

TREASURER
John Lusdyk
Infra-Metals Co.-Mid Atlantic, Langhorne, PA

ASSISTANT TREASURER
JOHN CROSS
American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, Illinois

DIRECTORS

JOHN W. BAILEY
Prospect Steel Company, Little Rock, AR

STAN BAUCUM
Gerdau, Midlothian, TX

WILLIAM B. BOURNE, III
Universal Steel, Inc., Lithonia, GA

JAMES A. COLLINS
Metals USA - Plates & Shapes Group, Langhorne, PA

RICHARD F. CONNELLY
Cives Corporation, Roswell, GA

RICK COOPER
W & W / AFCO Steel, Oklahoma City, OK

LAWRENCE A. COX
Steel Service Corp., Jackson, MS

JEFFREY E. DAVE
Dave Steel Company, Inc., Asheville, NC

BABETTE FREUND
Ritner Steel, Inc., Carlisle, PA

EDWARD E. GARVIN
CMC Structural, Greenville, SC

DAVID L. HARWELL
Central Texas Iron Works, Inc., Waco, TX

DAN KADRMAS
TrueNorth Steel, West Fargo, ND

JACK KLIMP
Cianbro Fabrication & Coating Corporation, Pittsfield, ME

LAWRENCE F. KRUTH
Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation, Lansing, MI

KURT J. LANGSENKAMP
Steel Fabricators, LLC., Fort Lauderdale, FL

PATRICK LEONARD
VIGOR., Clackamas, OR

JOHN LUSDYK
Infra-Metals Company, Langhorne, PA

HOLLIE NOVELETSKY
Novel Iron Works, Inc., Greenland, NH

JOHN O'QUINN
Hirschfeld Industries - Bridge, Greensboro, NC

RONALD G. SHERRILL
SteelFab, Inc., Charlotte, NC

ROBERT A. SIMON
Steel Dynamics, Inc., Columbia City, IN

JEFFREY L. STERNER
High Industries Inc., Lancaster, PA

R. PHILIP STUPP
Stupp Bros., Inc, St. Louis, MO

JAMES G. THOMPSON
Palmer Steel Supplies, Inc., McAllen, TX

MARK W. TRIMBLE
Huntington Steel & Supply Co., Huntington, WV

D. CHAD UTERMARK
Nucor, Blytheville, AR

DAVID ZALESNE
Owen Steel Company, Inc., Columbia, SC

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

STEPHEN E. EGGER
Egger Steel Company, Sioux Falls, SD

REX I. LEWIS
Puma Steel, Cheyenne, WY

ROBERT E. OWEN
Paxton & Vierling Steel Company, Omaha, NE

TERRY PESHIA
Garbe Iron Works, Inc., Aurora, IL

STEPHEN E. PORTER
Indiana Steel Fabricating, Indianapolis, IN

JAMES A. STORI
STS Steel, Inc., Schenectady, NY

CORRESPONDING MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SAMUEL Y. GOLDING
Garian Company, Indian Wells, CA

WERNER H. QUASEBARTH
Quasebarth Companies, Gainesville, VA