AISC Elects Seven New Board Members

Top row (left to right): Hugh McCaffrey, Richard Phillips, Carmen Williams and Tim Hanenburg. Bottom row (left to right): Chris Gionti, Steve Knitter and Matt Smith. 

AISC is pleased to announce the election of seven new members to its Board of Directors: Chris Gionti of Steel Dynamics Structural & Rail, Columbia City, Ind.; Timothy Hanenburg of Cives Steel Company, Alpharetta, Ga.; Hugh McCaffrey of Southern New Jersey Steel Co., Inc., Vineland, N.J.; Matt Smith of L&M Industrial Fabrication, Tangent, Ore.; Steve Knitter of Geiger & Peters, Inc., Indianapolis; Richard Phillips of Veritas Steel LLC, Lisle, Ill.; and Gary Stein of Triple-S Steel Supply & Subsidiaries, Houston.

“AISC certainly faced a challenge replacing seven board members, but we were very fortunate to have found such an accomplished and talented slate of industry leaders to join the board for 2017,” said David Zalesne, president of Owen Steel Company, Inc., Columbia, S.C., vice chair of the AISC Board of Directors and chair of the 2015-2016 AISC Committee on Director Nominations. “The scope of their experience in technical, commercial and marketing areas will serve the structural steel industry well, and will enable the Board to remain proactive in addressing the issues fabricators face.”

To learn more about the new Board members, see AISC’s announcement. You can view the full list of AISC’s Board of Directors here.

“With a full and diverse complement of 27 members representing fabricators, producers and service centers, the AISC Board is uniquely positioned to support the important work of the companies and people engaged in the American structural steel industry,” added Zalesne.