WAI has chapters throughout the U.S., in India, Italy, and Poland, to deliver its membership experience to regional professional communities. Chapters give members a view of both local and global wire and cable industry issues through education programs and social events that also provide networking opportunities at the regional level. New members should indicate interest in chapter involvement during the membership application process.
Chapter memberships are an add-on option available to accompany your regular membership and only costs $15 per year. To add a chapter membership, contact WAI's Membership Department.
Select a WAI Chapter below to learn more:
Region covered: The states of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Missouri
President – Andrew Stromer, Linderhill TMC
Vice President – Bob Hughes, Sonoco/Baker Division
Region covered: The states of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa
President: Jay Baumgartner, Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, Superior Essex
Vice-President: Scott Stepanovic, Magnum Metalsource, Inc.
Kevin Sopczak, Castle Metals
Tim Fingeroos, Charter Steel
Cooper Runzel, Lake Cable
Region covered: The states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut
President – Jessica Foss, Electric Cable Compounds
Vice President – Ryan Carbray, Alphagary
Secretary – TBD
Past President – Mike Sarni, Insulated Wire, Inc.
Region covered: The states of Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania (west of State College), and New York (west of Rochester)
President – Thomas Maxwell, Jr., Die Quip Corp.
Past President – Rob Fulop, Wire Lab Co.
Director – Brad Andrews, Condat Corp.
Director – Mark MacKimm, Rainbow Rubber & Plastics Inc.
Region covered: The states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida
President – John Dognazzi, Sikora
Treasurer – Brooke Stonesifer, Sonoco
Todd Chikodroff, Southwire Co.
David Horton, Prysmian Group
Tom Richmond, Process Control Corp.
Region covered: The states Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska
President – Michael Weiss, Whitmor/Wirenetics
Vice President/Treasurer – Stuart Manser, Beta LaserMike
Secretary – Fred Camarena, F. Camarena Inc.
Past President – Michael Howard, Alpha Wire
Region covered: The country of India
President – Raj Kumar Tyagi, Assomac Group
Vice President – Mahesh Astavans, Consultant
Secretary – Nirmal Singh, Assomac Group
Harish Jindal, Kay Pee Dies & Tools
Region covered: The country of Italy
President – Giulio Properzi, Continuus-Properzi
Vice President – Andrea Camparada, SAMP SpA SAMPSISTEMI Division
Treasurer – Giovanni Lippolis, ACIMAF
Secretary – Paola D'Oria, Continuus-Properzi
Director – Ferruccio Bellina, TKT Group
Region covered: The country of Poland
President – Jan Pilarczyk, Czestochowa University of Technology
First Vice President – Tadeusz Knych, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow
Secretary – Piotr Romanski
Treasurer – Jaroslaw Jasinski
Past Treasurer – Justyna Adamczyk