Western Region Roster/Bios

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Shawna Livingston

Regional Director

Operations Manager
Washington Chain & Supply
2901 Utah Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98134
206-432-8709

Shawna Livingston is serving her second year as Western Regional Director. Her previous roles with AWMI include Regional 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 17 years ago, working her way up through various roles within the metals manufacturing industries including accounting, HR, and procurement. Currently Shawna works at Washington Chain & Supply as the Operations Manager, where she works to improve efficiencies in WCS’ manufacturing and distribution divisions.  Throughout her career, she has enjoyed working in both the Aerospace and Marine industries.

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Jill Donahue

Regional Vice Chair

Senior Regional Sales Mgr.
Commercial Metal Forming
341 W. Collins Ave.
Orange, CA 92867
714-745-0644

Jill Donahue is serving her second year as Western Regional Vice Chair. She has been in the metal industry, specifically fabrication for over 30 years. She began her career in 1989 as an inside account representative for Orange County Metal Works (Commercial Metal Forming) and worked various roles in the sales department to become the Senior Regional Sales Manager. She has been an AWMI California Chapter Member and served on their board for 11 years. Her roles on the board have been that of Secretary, Marketing Chair, Vice President, President and currently serves as Past President. She is also a member of the AWMI mentoring program.

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Cathy Hansen

Regional Secretary

Credit, Purchasing, Inventory Control
Hansen Steel Services
9703 Norwalk Blvd
Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670
Pro-Coil Inc.
11919 Smith St.
Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670
562-364-8000
562-692-6900

Cathy Hansen has served on the AWMI Western Regional board as Vice Chair, also the California Chapter President, Past President and Programs chair.  Cathy has also served on the Programs, Mentoring and Membership International committees.  She has been in the steel industry for 47 years and is co-owner of Hansen Steel Services and Pro-Coil Inc.

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Kathy Kester

Regional Treasurer

Assistant General Manager
Kloeckner Metals
9747 S. Norwalk Blvd
Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670
562-692-0876

Kathy Kester has served in the past as Treasurer for the California Chapter and was on the Scholarship committee.  She has been in the steel industry for 32 years and is currently at Kloeckner Metals as a Materials Manager.  She has been a member of AWMI for 23 years.

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