Air Products also joined the 2016 GAWDA Gives Back initiative as a Diamond level corporate donor.
Inspired by GAWDAs Women of Gases & Welding committee, the $50,000 scholarship program is aimed at helping women develop the skills required to pursue technical careers.
GAWDA provides a single source for guidance on Department of Transportation, Food and Drug Administration and Compressed Gas Association matters, as well as answers to legal questions - with a simple phone call.
Mark Falconer, LDA co-chairman and president of Minneapolis Oxygen Company, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, said, "Minneapolis Oxygen has been a GAWDA member for 55 years.
An active member of GAWDA for nearly a decade, Reiter most recently served on the organization s member services committee and currently serves on the strategic planning committee for the Women of Gases and Welding an organization launched at last year s convention for the advocacy, recruitment, and professional advancement of females in the gases and welding industry.
We are all pleased to have Susan Reiter join the GAWDA board as the supplier vice president, said John Ospina, GAWDA Executive Director.