Bob Turpin is Northeastern Ontario area supervisor for Local 793. He became a member of the union in 1992 while working for Medigas/Praxair. He was a steward at the company for 10 years before being hired as an organizer/rep for Local 793 in August 2002. Bob was appointed as a trustee in 2006 and in 2010 he was appointed to the executive board. He is now the union’s financial secretary. Bob was appointed to the area supervisor’s position in 2007. Bob is a trustee on the Life and Health Benefits Trust Fund and the Pension Trust Fund. He is married with two children.