New Member in Iowa
Robert Bunte is the new member representing the state of Iowa. Mr. Bunte earned an A.A.S. degree in industrial welding at Southeast Community College. Past work experience includes: QC inspector/head welding technician for Lincoln Steel Corp.; CWI/NDE field technician for DBI Inc.; QA/QC and NDE supervisor for Fitzgerald Railcar Services; NDE manager for QISI; AWS, API, and ASTI contract inspector for several companies; and most recently, API/NDE inspector for Mistras Group. He accepted the position of chief inspector for the state of Iowa in April 2017.