Western Region Roster/Bios

Shawna Livingston Pic

Shawna Livingston

Regional Director

Program Manager
Korry Electronics
11910 Beverly Park Rd.
Everett, WA 98204

Shawna Livingston is serving as the Western Regional Director. Her previous roles with AWMI included 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 18 years ago, working her way up through various roles within the metals manufacturing industries including accounting, HR, procurement and operations management. Currently Shawna works at Korry Electronics as a Program Manager of new product development.

Jill Donahue Pic

Jill Donahue

Regional Vice Chair

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

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 12 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.

Teisha Duffey 2

Teisha Duffey

Regional Secretary

Outside Sales Account Manager
3010 Harrison Rd
Centralia Wa

Teisha Duffey started her career 19 years ago at a small steel company in Portland. She has been sales both inside and outside for this duration of her career. She is very passionate about her Industry. She currently works for Ryerson, out of Centralia as a outside sales account manager. She joined AWMI in 2009, eventually joined the board in 2011 holding various positions from Member at Large to Chapter President. She has just been nominated recently for the Regional board and has accepted the Secretary position as of 2023. Teisha is happily married to husband Matthew Duffey, they have 7 kids and 8 grandchildren. They also run there own residential and light commercial painting company, Murrayhill painting.

Kathy Kester Pic

Kathy Kester

Regional Treasurer

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

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 33 years and is currently at Kloeckner Metals as a Materials Manager.  She has been a member of AWMI for 24 years.

Scroll to Top