Kenny Waugh is the Director of Industry Liaisons and RAB V Regional Director for IMPACT. Kenny began his Ironworking career in a Structural Steel Fabricator Shop in 1976. In 1977 he joined Iron Workers Shopmen’s Local # 486. He then joined Iron Workers LU # 5, Washingtonin 1979 as an apprentice, graduating in 1981. Starting in 1984 he spent 15 years with Hutchinson International in the Heavy Lift and Rigging part of the trade, along with extensive Amusement Park Ride Erection in several states. In 1999 then Executive Director John McMahon of the Institute of the Ironworking Industry (III) and General President Jake West asked him to join the Institute. In 2003 III was rolled into Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT).
Some of his duties include scheduling and working the booths at all the Ironworkers national tradeshows, scheduling the IMPACT AISC Erector Certification Program and Secretary-Treasurer and Board Member of the US MAGLEV Coalition. Kenny is the liaison to AISC, CRSI, and all other industry association, liaison to the Shop Department on all IMPACT initiatives and assists with magazine advertising.