Skip to main content

New BM-STs complete training course

[+]Enlarge

Newly-elected BM-STs attend 4-day training session in Kansas City, Mo., August 11-14.

[+]Enlarge

IR Marty Stanton teaches a session on grievance handling. Also teaching the class, but not pictured, were Attorney Dick Waers and ED-CSO Kyle Evenson.

Four-day event draws 21 from U.S. and Canada

TWENTY-ONE NEW business managers/secretary-treasurers from the United States and Canada attended a training course August 11-14 in Kansas City, Mo., to prepare them for their lodge leadership roles.

The course was conducted by Construction Sector Operations. It included four days of training on topics such as construction agreements, finance and recordkeeping, union organizational structure, grievance handling, national funds, MOST programs, communications, jurisdictions, political action and legislation, and health and safety.

ED-CSO Kyle Evenson and D-CDS Dale “Skipper” Branscum coordinated the training and led some of the sessions. Other staff members, including International reps and department heads, also participated, along with representatives of affiliated Boilermaker organizations.

Attending the training course were James Chew, Local 28 (Eastampton, N.J.); Tracey Eixenberger, Local 502 (Puyallup, Wash.); Jacob Evenson, Local 627 (Phoenix); Jerry Flaherty, Local 203 (St. John’s, Newfoundland); Eugene Gill, Local 27 (St. Louis); Scot Hammond, Local 105 (Piketon, Ohio); Chuck Hancock, Local 29 (Boston); Anthony Howell, Local 37 (Slidell, La.); James King, Local 667 (Charleston, W.Va.); Jess LaBuff, Local 11 (East Helena, Mont.); Joe Lewandowski, Local 83 (Kansas City); Steve Ludwigson, Local 5 (New York); Daniel McWhirter, Local 374 (Hammond, Ind.); Martin Nicholson, Local 359 (Vancouver); Scott May, Local 454 (Chattanooga, Tenn.); John Petronski, Local 128 (Toronto); John Riel, Local 1 (Chicago); Timothy Simmons, Local 108 (Birmingham, Ala.); Mark Sloan, Local 549 (Pittsburg, Calif.); Timothy Timmons, Local 85 (Toledo, Ohio); and Daniel Weber, Local 193 (Baltimore).

Reporter  V53N3
Published on the Web: September 11, 2014

Latest News

  • Local 128’s Jamie McMillan

    Jamie McMillan: ‘Evangelist’ for the skilled trades

    Read More

  • Boilermakers rigged part of a 166-foot tower that suffered a structural failure in Sarnia, Ontario. Members of L-128, L-555 and L-73 removed the tower safely.

    Lodge 128 takes on massive tower removal

    Read More

  • Dan Engle campaigns for Northampton County Council District 4 in Pennsylvania at a carnival in Roseto. L. to r., Roseto Mayor Joseph C. Angelini, Engle and Northampton County District Attorney candidate Terry Houck.

    Boilermaker climbs political ladder in Pennsylvania

    Read More

  • Boilermakers bring massive Pennsylvania Chemicals project to life

    Read More

  • Dawn Patterson of Perrysburg, Ohio, takes a multimillion-dollar drug to treat a rare bone disease that two of her children have, too.CreditCreditMaddie McGarvey for The New York Times

    Boilermakers National Fund and Boilermaker family featured in New York Times article

    Read More