North Texas Section

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing

Meeting Schedule
Meeting Location

2021 - 2022 Meeting Schedule

Every third Tuesday September through May

6:00 p.m. - Dinner/Social
7:00 p.m. - Speaker

Sep 21 - Tuesday
Speaker: Gary Parker - Del Mar College

Topic: The NDT Industry and College Training Curriculums

Gary started his NDT career while attending Del Mar College in 2001 when he was hired by the Corpus Christi Army Depot. Gary completed his Associates Degree in Applied Science majoring in Nondestructive Testing. During his time with the DoD Gary inspected rotary wing aircraft and their sub-components while receiving his Level-II's in: PT, MT, UT, ET, RT, IRT. In 2014 Gary had the opportunity to take over the Level-III / Program Coordinator position over Del Mar's NDT program. Around the same time Gary was also able to open a small consulting business catering more to the Petrochemical side of industry. Gary is an active member of ASNT's with their "DAY of STEM" given at each conference and is on their 07.03 committee. In addition, Gary is a member of ASTM's F47.06 Exosuites committee. More recently Gary applied and received his State license to administer the accredited 40 Hour Radiation Safety course. This course is mandatory for all NDT students and offered to industry as well.

Oct 19 - Tuesday
Speaker: Chris Woodard & Beau Wyatt - Carestream NDT

Topic: The Evolution of Digital Radiography & Calculating Pixel Density Requirements in Aerospace

Chris Woodard is a graduate of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M - College Station and also completed graduate work at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Chris has tackled NDT problems for 12 years with the last nine being spent in imaging with Carestream NDT. Chris lives in the north suburbs of Houston with his wife and four children. In his free time he enjoys college football, utilizing his library card and chasing culinary perfection of the five mother sauces and craft cocktails.

Beau Wyatt has been working in NDT digital radiography since 2001. He worked 10 years for VMI as their Service Manager and started with Carestream NDT in 2014. At Carestream, he started as the Southeast Territory Manager and transitioned into the Global Applications Specialist role in 2019. He lives in Pensacola, FL and has 20-year-old triplets attending college. Two live in Pensacola attending the Univeristy of West Florida and one attends the University of Florida in Gainesville. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and watching football.

Nov 16 - Tuesday
Speaker: Tommy Taylor & Richard Tatuaca - Waygate Technologies

Topic: Overview of NDT equipment/capabilities along with applications to various markets.

Tommy Taylor - Regional Sales Manager

Richard Tatuaca - Field Service Engineer

Dec 7 - Tuesday
Christmas Party

Location: Esperanza's

Jan 18 - Tuesday
Speaker: Gary Parker - Del Mar College

Topic: TBD

Feb 15 - Tuesday START TIME: 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Venicia Queen - Tarrant County College

Topic: TCC Tour
Tour Location:
Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center
of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation
and Logistics

2301 Horizon Dr.
Fort Worth, TX, 76177
(adjacent to Alliance Airport)

Mar 15 - Tuesday
Speaker: Noah Fredette - Comet

Topic: TBD

Apr 19 - Tuesday
Speaker: Roger Frashefski - Olympus

Topic: TBD

May 24 - Tuesday
Speaker: Matt Gormley - Pinnacle X-Ray Solutions

Topic: TBD

Past Meetings

Meeting Schedule for 2021-22
Meeting Schedule for 2020-21
Meeting Schedule for 2019-20
Meeting Schedule for 2018-19
Meeting Schedule for 2017-18
Meeting Schedule for 2016-17
Meeting Schedule for 2015-16
Meeting Schedule for 2014-15
Meeting Schedule for 2013-14
Meeting Schedule for 2012-13
Meeting Schedule for 2011-12
Meeting Schedule for 2010-11
Meeting Schedule for 2009-10
Meeting Schedule for 2008-09
Meeting Schedule for 2007-08
Meeting Schedule for 2006-07
Meeting Schedule for 2005-06