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"Liberty Bell Corrosion Course"
February 2015

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NACE members write standards for their particular industry that are referenced by industry and by government agencies as the consensus standards for corrosion control. They develop education and training programs that teach the latest corrosion control technologies. They conduct ground breaking research into new and better ways to prevent the deterioration of materials. And they publish books and articles on state-of-the-art corrosion control technologies.

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February 11-12,2015
Williamson's Restaurant
500 Blair Mill Road & PA Rte 611 (Easton Road)
Horsham, PA 19044

The Liberty Bell Corrosion Course (LBCC) provides systematic and progressive coverage in developing corrosion technology as well as “state of the art” expertise presented by recognized specialists from industry, government, and scholastic areas. The LBCC is actually several independent, concurrent courses that are presented over the scheduled conference period. Each course is a well-designed mix of fundamental and advanced information presented from a practical point of view.

Basic Corrosion Control
Drew Haiko, LTK, Engineering Services

This program is a two day course to teach basic corrosion control. Speakers will be representatives from the corrosion control industry.  Classes on basic corrosion theory, coatings, galvanic cathodic protection, impressed current cathodic protection, stray current corrosion, field testing techniques and record keeping. Attendee completion certificates indicate professional development hours of training afforded through this course.

Professional Development Hours:

Attendance at the Liberty Bell Corrosion Course will provide Professional Development Hours for technicians and engineers who need training classes to maintain their certification.

Exhibitors will be on site to show their products and services between and after classes. Students are encouraged to spend their free time before and after classes in the exhibit hall.

Advanced Underground Corrosion Control
Director: Walter Young, Corrpro Companies

This is an interactive course on corrosion control technology. Recognized experts from leading-edge companies will be presenting classes on a variety of topics. Instructors will emphasize basic theory, troubleshooting and testing, and advanced topics. Attendee completion certificates indicate professional development hours of training afforded through this course.


229 Tenby Chase Dr.
Delran, NJ 08075
Fax: 856-461-6906


4548 Greenfield Road
Bethlehem, PA  18032
Tel: 610-868-9352

Rectifier Troubleshooting & Repair
Director : George Krewson, Matcor Inc.
Instructor: C. M. Nelson, Vice President, JA Electronics Mfg. Co.

The two day rectifier troubleshooting and repair course will include in-depth classroom as well as “hands-on” training covering techniques and procedures required to analyze problems and perform the necessary repairs on rectifier units. Course topics will include some basic electrical and cathodic protection theory along with an explanation of the various types of rectifiers that are used in the corrosion control industry. Will be instructed by C.M. Nelson. Class limited to 25 students, first come first serve, register early.

Lunch and Coffee Breaks will be provided both days of the Course. There is plenty of free parking.

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Class Schedules :

TIME Wednesday - February 11, 2015
7:30 - 8:00 AM Liberty Bell Corrosion Course Registration
  Adams Room Elkins Room Jefferson Room
8:00 - 9:30 AM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Basic Corrosion Theory - (Bob Correll UGI ) CP Troubleshooting - John Field, Sunoco Logistics
9:30 - 10:30 AM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Forms of Corrosion - Steve Alberico, Stuart Steel CP Troubleshooting - John Field, Sunoco Logistics
11:00 - 12:00 AM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Corrosion Evaluations for Existing Structures - Paul Rothman, Russell Corrosion Coupon Use in CP - Carl Allebach, Sunoco Logistics
12:00 - 1:00 PM Luncheon  
1:00 - 2:00 PM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Field Test Measurements - John Field, Sunoco CP Remote Monitoring - Jamie Hilleary, , Elecsys Corp.
2:00 - 3:00 PM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Hands-on Field Test Measurements - John Field, Sunoco Induced AC - Jim Jameison, UTRS
3:30 - 4:30 PM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Introduction to Pipeline Coatings - Lou Taylor, Liberty Sales & Distribution AC Corrosion - Jim Jameison, UTRS
TIME Thursday  -  February 12, 2015
8:00 - 8:30 AM Liberty Bell Corrosion Course Registration
8:30 -10:00 AM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Galvanic Cathodic Protection - Dan Joseph, Henkels & McCoy In-line Inspection - Paul Guy, Quest Integrity Group
10:30 - 12:00 AM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Impressed Current Cathodic Protection - Josh Stanley, Colonial Stray Currents - Ed Richey, Corrpro
12:00 - 1:00 PM Luncheon  
1:00 - 2:00 PM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Stray Current Corrosion Control - Drew Haiko, LTK Pipeline Coatings - Steven Freed, Liberty Coatings
2:15 - 3:15 PM C M Nelson - J A Electronics Hands-on Cathodic Protection Demonstrations Atmospheric Corrosion and Remediation - Mike Choi, Russell Corrosion


Registration Fees

NACE Member
Basic Corrosion Control
Advance OnSite
$350 $370
Advance OnSite
$350 $370
Advanced Underground Corrosion Control
Advance OnSite
$350 $370
Advance OnSite
$350 $370
Rectifier Troubleshooting & Repair
Advance OnSite
$350 $370
Advance OnSite
$350 $350





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Distance from Class
Willow Grove Hampton Inn
1500 Easton Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090
215 659 3535 Approx. 2 minutes
Number 6 on map
Willow Grove Courtyard by Marriott
2350 Easton Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090
215 409 4011 Approx. 5 minutes
Number 2 on map
Days Inn Horsham
245 Easton Road
Horsham, PA 19044
215 674 2500 Approx. 7 minutes
Number 1 on map
Williamson's Restaurant
1-Days Inn
6-Hampton Inn




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May 2015 Meeting

Date: Cost: Complimentary of the Philadelphia Section NACE
Place: Williamsons Restaurant, Willow Grove PA Menu: Sandwich Buffet
Board Meeting :



September 2015 Meeting

Date: TBD Cost: Complimentary of the Philadelphia Section NACE




Board Meeting :
  • 9:30: Refreshments
  • 10:00:
  • 11:00:
  • 12:00: Lunch

December 2014 Meeting

Date: December 5, 2014 Cost: $40.00

Place: Iron Abbey, 680 North Easton Road
Horsham PA 19044 (attached to the NaBrasa Steak House)

Menu : Salad Bar and table side service of 6 Brazilian Meats
Board Meeting: 10:30
Social Hour: 12:00 – 1:00 ( Cash Bar)
Lunch: 1:00

Annual Awards & Christmas Party

Please come and join us to honor our Award Recipients and celebrate the Holiday Season with door prizes for everyone.


Meeting Minutes

September 2014 - (PDF)

Sponsor Payment
$150.00 Yearly Donation


Tom McGee











Current Board
Information E-Mail :

Drew Haiko
LTK Engineering Services
100 West Butler Avenue
Ambler, PA  19002
Phone:  215-641-8828

Past Chairman
Career Development
Dickey Scott
Corrpro Companies, Inc
1380 Enterprise Drive
West Chester, PA 19382
Tel: 610-344-7002

Laura Bauer
Farwest Corrosion Control
6 Pheasant Run
Newtown, PA 18940
Phone: 215 579 1732

Vice Chairman
Dan Joseph
Henkels & McCoy, Inc.
550 Township Line Road
Suite 300
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Tel: 610-832-7310

Mr. Steve Alberico
Stuart Steel Protection
P.O. Box 476
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880
Phone: 732-469-5544

Arrangements Chairman
Mr. George Krewson
101 Liberty Lane
Chalfont, PA 18901

Membership & Awards Chairman
Jack Wink
17 Lee Blvd, Suite D
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone:  856-461-6906

Members at Large
Emer C. Flounders, Jr.
Corrpro Companies, Inc
1800 Saint Georges Road
Dresher, PA 19025
Phone: 215 658 0238

Members at Large
Don Sampson
1000 Park Avenue
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
Phone: 856-321-7588

Career Development Chairman
Mr. David Krause
4548 Greenfield Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Tel: 610-868-9352



NACE-Philadelphia Section Past ChairPersons

William J Griest
Charles H Lang
Stuart Krissinger
Len R Smith
1977 - 1978
Walter Young
1978 - 1979
Tom Fowler
1979 - 1980
Tom Fowler
1980 - 1981
B. G. Deiley
1981 - 1982
G. C. Wolf
1982 - 1983
Ken Chamberlain
1983 - 1984
1984 - 1985
Rodger Beatty
1985 - 1986
Paul S Rothman
1986 - 1987
John J Hendrix
1987 - 1988
Debra Simpson
1988 - 1989
Emer C Flounders
1989 - 1990
James F Burns
1990 - 1991
Jack Wink
1991 - 1992
Robert J Mehalick
1992 - 1993
Robert S Vail
1993 - 1994
Mark E Downes
1994 - 1995
Jeff Sparks
1995 - 1996
Jeff Sparks
1996 - 1997
George Rocchino
1997 - 1998
Eric Helt
1998 - 1999
George Krewson
1999 - 2000
Lee McCracken
2000 - 2001
Gary Rockafellow
2001 - 2002
Ken Pikus
2002 - 2003
Mark Nadzam
2003 - 2004
Don Barder
2004 - 2005
Edwin A Wetzel
2005 - 2006
Thomas McIntyre
2006 - 2007
Drew Haiko
2007 - 2008
Jeff Campolongo
2008 - 2009
Daniel Joseph
2009 - 2010
Don Sampson
2010 - 2011
Dave Krause 
2011 - 2012 

Chad Cuvo
2012 - 2013 





This scholarship was created to recognize outstanding students in the NACE Philadelphia Section Area who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of science and/or engineering. Both the NACE Foundation and the Philadelphia Section are committed to encouraging and assisting the most qualified and brightest students as they reach for their career goals and ambitions.

Nace 2010 Philadelphia Scholarship winner

Rosemary Alberico
University of Notre Dame


This year, the NACE Foundation will award the following on behalf of the NACE Philadelphia Section:

    One (1) academic scholarship in the amount of $1,000

The NACE Philadelphia Section Liberty Bell Scholarship will be awarded at an NACE Annual Conference or at another section function.

2.1 Procedures
2.1.1 The PhiladelphiaSection shall have a Candidate Review Committee (CRC) which shall work with the Foundation staff to review applications and qualifications and select scholarship recipients.
2.1.2 Upon receipt of applications (and after passage of the deadline for receipt), the NACE Foundation staff liaison will send applications to all CRC members. The CRC will review the applications and select recipients based on number of scholarships available and the quality of the applicants.
2.1.3 One alternate recipient will be chosen in the case that an applicant later becomes ineligible or cannot accept the scholarship in person.

2.2 Type of Award
2.2.1 NACE Philadelphia Section Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship

The NACE Foundation administers this scholarship on behalf of the NACE Philadelphia Section as follows:

  • An applicant will be evaluated on the strength of his/her academic record and two recommendations from educators or employers.
  • Funding is available to undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited Engineering, Physical Science or Material Selection degree program.

2.3 Selection Criteria
2.3.1The following criteria will be assessed in an application by the CRC to select recipients of the academic scholarships:

  • Academic record, including a description of the school's grading system for student performance to help evaluators
  • Professional and personal activities
  • Detailed work experience particularly if related their area of studies
  • Description of past/current/future research plans
  • Personal Profile Statement
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from educators or employers

2.4 Eligibility Qualifications
2.4.1 Students eligible for this scholarship must attend a college or university that lies within the geographic boundaries of the Philadelphia Section. This includes: Eastern Pennsylvania, Western New Jersey, and Delaware.
2.4.2 Eligibility requires that applicants be enrolled full time in an accredited undergraduate program engaged in Engineering, Materials Science or Physical Science. Students enrolled in 2-year Associate Programs or Junior Colleges are eligible to apply.
2.4.3 Post-doctorate students are not eligible.
2.4.4 Relatives of members of the CRC or the Foundation are not eligible to apply.
2.4.5 This Scholarship is not intended to replace stipends or other financial support provided to students for their education by industry, universities, or other organizations.
2.4.6 The Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship must be used exclusively for costs associated with collegiate educational expenses. Such costs include: tuition or tuition loans, books, college fees, computer / computer software (if it can be shown it was directly related to the student's education in the sciences), etc. Personal items such as clothing, travel, automobiles, gasoline, etc., do not apply.
2.4.7 Funding recipients may apply for subsequent NACE Foundation scholarships/awards, but priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received funding from the NACE Foundation.
2.4.8 Applicants for the NACE Philadelphia Section Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship must attend a college/university within the geographic area of the Philadelphia Section of NACE.

2.5 Application Guidelines
2.5.1 Applications for academic scholarships/awards are to be completed by the students themselves. Applicants must submit their typed information on the official forms listed below. A form may be downloaded from this site as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file or as an MS Word Document.

2.5.2 Personal Profile Statement. In addition to information requested on the Application Forms, student applicants must attach an individual statement of 500 words or less, typed, double-spaced, describing career plans, reports on special projects, leadership roles, work experience, and community involvement. This is an opportunity for the applicant to convey specific career plans relating to a particular area of interest. This only applies to the academic scholarship/awards and summer internship applications.
2.5.3 Evidence of academic achievement (including rank in class, if available) is an important factor; therefore, a transcript or facsimile of recent academic record and current GPA is required. The institution should describe the grading system for student performance.
2.5.4 Applications should include two (2) official Recommendation Forms from educators or employers.
2.5.5 Applicants must submit four (4) photo copies of their completed application information. This includes ALL information (with the exception of sealed Recommendation Forms) which is to be considered by the selection committee (i.e. Application Form, typed essays, transcripts with official copy, etc.). Photocopies of the application forms may be reproduced locally.

2.6 Travel Assistance, Publicity, Reporting
2.6.1 Recipients of the Philadelphia Section Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship are also eligible to apply for travel assistance for travel-related expenses to accept their award. For more information on travel assistance, click here.
2.6.2 If the academic scholarship/award recipient is already enrolled in the NACE Student Poster Session and has requested Travel Assistance, there is no need to reapply for assistance. Only one application per applicant is accepted for travel assistance.
2.6.3 Suitable press releases and announcements in Materials Performance, and the Final NACE Annual Conference Program will also be prepared by NACE Foundation staff in conjunction with the CRC Chairman.
2.6.4 Upon acceptance, all scholarship/award recipients must submit a current color photograph of themselves to the NACE Foundation, which will be used for publicity purposes.
2.6.5 The academic scholarship/award recipients shall submit a letter report to the CRC Chairman and the NACE Foundation one year after reception of the scholarship describing how scholarship monies were utilized and how the award aided their education.

2.7 Application Deadlines
2.7.1 2009 Scholarship Applications must be received at NACE Headquarters no later than December 1.
Send all required materials to NACE Foundation Scholarship Program, 1440 South Creek Drive, Houston, Texas 77084-4906 USA; telephone: (281) 228-6205; fax: (281) 228- 6305.

Current Events

Liberty Bell Corrosion Course, February 11 and 12, 2015, Horsham PA

Applachian Underground Corrosion Short Course
Morgantown WV, May 19-21, 2015
For more detailed information please visit their web site:

Joint Meeting of the New Jersey Corrosion  Control  Committee, the Pennsylvania Corrosion Control Committee and the Philadelphia Section NACE,Friday February 13, 2015.  This meeting follows LBCC and held at the same location as LBCC and will include exhibits.  For details and registration please contact Jack Wink, or 856 461 6906.

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