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Publication Date: 05/1/2007
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American Welding Society Announces Two Key Appointments in Management Team
Miami, FL — The American Welding Society (AWS) has promoted one of its key executive members in addition to welcoming a new director of the Society's educational services department. Cassie Burrell, a 15-year veteran at AWS, has been promoted to the position of Deputy Executive Director. In her new role, she will manage Certification and Publication Services in addition to her current responsibilities, which include Membership, Marketing, and Human Resources. Mrs. Burrell has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at the Society, with her most recent post as Associate Executive Director. Under Mrs. Burrell's leadership, AWS membership has reached an all time record high of 50,623 in December, 2006.

AWS has welcomed Dennis Marks to lead its Education Services Department as Managing Director. In this role, Mr. Marks will be responsible for cultivating and executing AWS' education services, including seminars and conferences. Mr. Marks served for 12 years as vocation and technology education instructor in the Kansas City Public School system, where he was involved in curriculum development and execution. After retiring from the public school system, Mr. Marks directed the instructional services division for MarkLand Consultants in Miami, Florida, where he was responsible for instructional design and training. Most recently, Mr. Marks served as Program Manager of Educational Management at Online Higher Education in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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