Robert Roth Elected Vice President of the Board of the AWS

November 20, 2015

At the annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the American Welding Society (AWS), held during the 2015 FABTECH Show in Chicago, Robert W. Roth, President and CEO of RoMan Manufacturing, was nominated and elected to the office of Vice President of the AWS.  His term begins on January 1, 2017.  In this role he will represent the Society as an officer of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Roth is currently a member of the Board of Directors, serving as a Director-at-Large with his present term ending on December 31, 2016. He has also served the American Welding Society as a member of the Finance Committee and as Chair of the Welding Equipment Manufacturer’s Council (WEMCO).

The American Welding Society was founded in 1919. Composed of 22 Districts with 250 Sections and student chapters, it currently serves over 70,000 members worldwide. AWS strives to move the industry forward in both thought and action, as well as inspire new generations to see the exciting career opportunities available today.