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Officers & Committees

David Merrifield, SteelFab - Texas

Vice President:
Kevin Warapius, Sturdisteel Company

Mike Rippamonti, Testengeer, Inc. -

Rob Beason, American Steel and Aluminum
Joe Langemeier, AZZ Metal Coatings
Jerry Bratton, Bratton Steel
Matthew Gomez, Fabsuite
Kelley Bitner, Hollywood Steel
Larry Fagg, Larco Industries
Dru Doggett, Ma-Con


Budget and Finance
Chairman: Mike Rippamonti, Testengeer, Inc.

Construction Practices, Credit and Lien Rights
Chairman: Jerry Bratton, Bratton Steel

Educational Affairs
Chairman: Kevin Warapius, Sturdisteel Company

Chairman: Texas Construction Association

Membership and Bylaws
Chairman: Dru Doggett, MA-CON

Chairman: Kevin Warapius, Sturdisteel Company

Promotion and Industry Trends
Chairman: Board Function/AISC

Production Technology
Chairman: David Merrifield, SteelFab

Production Trends
Co-Chairmen: Larry Fagg, Larco Industries, & Rob Beason, American Steel & Aluminum

Chairman: Open Discussion

Membership Roster

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Texas Structural Steel Institute

Phone: 361-935-7020

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Mission Statement

Texas Structural Steel Institute promotes the design and use of fabricated structural steel as the material of choice for buildings, bridges, and industrial facilities.