International Board of Directors

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Kelly Jones

International President

Kelly Jones has worked in various roles both indirectly and directly related to steel for over the past 20 years. Kelly works at Mill Steel Company as Director of Sales, responsible for growing and supplying automotive customers with their ferrous and non-ferrous requirements.

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Anna Tompkins

International Vice President

Anna Tompkins is the Vice President of AWMI. She previously served as the International Marketing Chair as the president of the Baltimore Chapter. She  has 20 years’ experience in the metals industry working for Atlantic Recycling Group in a variety of roles, from Scrap Buyer to Vice President. In 2022 ARG was acquired by Sims Metal, with Anna serving as their Mid-Atlantic Commercial Director. She received her B.S in Journalism from West Virginia University. In 2020 she was recognized as AWMI’s Member of the Year.

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Lauren Kerekes

International Treasurer

Lauren Kerekes is the International Treasurer for AWMI.  For 27 years, she has worked in a variety of accounting and finance roles for Worthington Industries, currently serving as a part of the Pressure Cylinder Finance team.  In 2012, she was recognized as AWMI’s Member of the Year.

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Beth Amundson

International Secretary

Beth Amundson is the International Secretary. Beth has worked in the metal industries for over eighteen years and has been with Quality Metals since early 2020. Over her years with AWMI she has been the President, Vice President, and Programs Chair of the Minnesota Chapter and the Secretary of the Midwest Region.

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Mary Wardle

International Past President

Mary Wardle is the International Past President of AWMI.  Mary served as International President for two years.  Prior to her Presidency she served in three International Board positions and several Regional and Chapter positions including Chapter President for four years.  She has been in the steel industry for over 40 years starting in accounting and moving into purchasing/inventory control before moving to her passion of working directly with customers in Customer Service and then to Sales and Sales Management.  She is currently Director of Sales for Steelscape, LLC.

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Marissa McMurray

International Marketing Chair

Marissa McMurray is the International Marketing Chair and a Committee Member for the Pittsburgh Chapter. She previously served as President, Vice President, and Programs Chair for the Pittsburgh Chapter.  Prior to joining Hatch in September 2023, Marissa worked for SMS group Inc. for over 7 years in various marketing and communications roles. At Hatch, she is their Regional Communications Manager for the US.  Marissa joined AMWI and became a board member in 2017.

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Rebecca "Becky" Dolan

International Membership Chair

Rebecca “Becky” Dolan is the International Membership Chair.  She has previously served on the Central Regional Board as the Regional Director, Regional Vice-Chair, and Regional Treasurer.  She has previously served on the Columbus Chapter board as Newsletter / Publicity Chair, Vice President, President, Past President and Member-at-Large.  She has been an AWMI member since 2001.  She was chosen as AWMI's Member of the Year in 2021.   In 1994 she began her career at InfoSight Corporation, a supplier of identification and marking equipment to the metal industries, as the receptionist.  Over the years, she has progressed through positions in administration support, accounting, sales, and purchasing.  Becky was promoted to her current position of Purchasing / Materials Manager in August 2022.    Becky graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University in 1998.

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Shawna Livingston

International Mentoring Chair

Shawna J Livingston is serving as International Mentoring Chair.  Her previous roles with AWMI include Western Regional (WR) Director, WR Vice Chair and Seattle Chapter President. Her passion for helping people grow personally and professionally led her to become a member of the International Mentoring Committee in 2018.  Shawna started as an Administrative Assistant 20 years ago, working her way up through various roles within the metals manufacturing industries including accounting, HR, procurement, OPS and new product development. Currently Shawna works at Raisbeck Engineering as the Director of Operations.

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Carol Chizmar

International Conference Chair

Carol Chizmar is the International Conference Chair of AWMI. She has worked in the industry for 40+ years in a variety of roles including sales management, supply chain and is currently working as the ENA Customer Service Lead and Team Leader for Hydro Industrial group. Hydro Extrusion North America was previously Sapa, Alcoa, Alumax and Cressona Aluminum Company, all through acquisitions.

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Andrea Schmidt

International Programs Chair

Andrea Schmidt is the International Programs Chair for AWMI. She previously served as the International Secretary. She has 18 years' experience in the metals industry working in a variety of roles in engineering and sales. She has worked for both steel and aluminum producing mills such as Nucor, ThyssenKrupp and Alcoa now Arconic. 


Angela DiMasso-Henneman

Central Regional Director

Angela DiMasso-Henneman is the Central Regional Director and the Past President of the Columbus Chapter. She is currently a National Accounts Manager for Coilplus. Her professional experience consists of 26+ years in the Steel Manufacturing field where she has held various positions in manufacturing, operations, product/business development, sales and procurement.

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Amanda Ryan

Midwest Regional Director

Amanda Ryan is the Midwest Regional Director. She has worked in the metals industry for over 13 years. Amanda manages the Northern Illinois and Wisconsin territory for National Material Company. Previously, Amanda spent time as Nucor’s ERP Project Lead as well as their District Sales Manager for the Midsouth. Amanda has been part of AWMI since 2011 serving for both Chicago and Wisconsin Chapters as a Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Co-Chair, Programs Coordinator, Secretary, and Vice chair for the Midwest and Southern Region.

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Tiffany Hutcheson

Northeast Regional Director

Tiffany Hutcheson is the Regional Director of the Northeast region and a member of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Tiff has held the position of Chapter President of the Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic Chapters. She began her career at Brightsmith 13 years ago as an Account Manager and now oversees both the pre and post paint facilities as General Manager.


Monica Apodaca

Southern Regional Director

Monica Apodaca is the Director for the Southern Region and Past President of the Carolinas Chapter. Monica began her career in the metals industry at ArcelorMittal in 2002 serving in several Sales and Marketing roles. She moved to North Carolina in 2015 as an OEM Account Manager and in August 2016 Monica accepted a position in the CCS division at United Technologies as Associate Director for Steel and was Director of Global Steel and Steel Fab Strategic Sourcing until August 2023. Currently she is the SCM for Steel at Trane Technologies. Monica graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Public Policy in 2000 and currently resides in Charlotte with her three French Bulldogs.

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Amy Jackson

Western Regional Director

Amy Jackson has been with the AWMI Seattle Chapter since 2015. She has served as Auction Chair, Treasurer and Vice-President, President, Past President and is excited to begin her tenure as Western Region Director.  Amy was inducted into the metals industry in 1999 in administrative roles, she has also been involved with shipping & receiving and currently part of the inside sales team at NW Steel and Pipe, Tacoma, Washington a service center supplying carbon steel to the Pacific Northwest.

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