Western Region Roster/Bios

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Shawna Livingston

Regional Director

Operations Manager
Washington Chain & Supply
2901 Utah Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98134

Shawna Livingston is excited to serve her first year as Western Region Vice Chair.  She is currently the Seattle Chapter President and a member of the International Mentoring Committee.  Shawna has worked in Commercial, Aerospace, and Marine manufacturing for 8 years.  She is the Operations Manager at Washington Chain & Supply (WSC).   WSC is the largest supplier of anchors, chains, shackles, mooring equipment, ropes, blocks, and slings in the country.

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Jill Donahue

Regional Vice Chair

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

Jill Donahue is serving her first 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.


Cathy Hansen

Regional Secretary

Purchasing and Inventory Control
Hansen Steel Services
9703 Norwalk Blvd
Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670

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 46 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

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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