Jim Larson, Steel Dynamics, Fairfax, Va.
Jim Larson has been a member of SEAA for 27 years, serving on the Board of Directors for much of that time, including stints as President and chairman of the Long Range Planning Committee. He was the first recipient of the William Davis Award presented by SEAA for outstanding service to the association and in 2012 was selected as SEAA’s Person of the Year. Now retired, he is a Director at Large.
Jim’s experience in the steel industry spans more than four decades, including expertise in steel fabrication, steel joist engineering, metal deck detailing, steel erection planning, and 10 years as a co-owner of a steel erection company. He was involved in the SENRAC Sub Part R OSHA Steel Erection Standard, NCEER Steel Erection Manual re-write, AWS D1.1 Welding Code Committee, the AISC Roundtable to promote use of structural steel, and the SEAA/NISD Detailing Manual for Erection Safety.