Local 793 business manager Mike Gallagher has announced a number of changes to the executive of the union.
The changes were prompted by the resignation of financial secretary John W. Anderson who is leaving to take up a new position and challenge as an administrator at Global Benefits.
A meeting of the union officers was held Jan. 3 to appoint a replacement.
In accordance with Article XXIV, Subdivision 1, Section F of the union’s Constitution and Article VII of Local 793’s bylaws, the officers voted unanimously to appoint Rick Kerr as financial secretary. He had been vice-president.

The officers also voted to:

  • Appoint Joe Dowdall as vice-president. He had been recording-corresponding secretary.
  • Appoint Brian Alexander as recording-corresponding secretary. He had been an executive board member.
  • Appoint David Turple as an executive board member.

Following is the executive of the union:

Business Manager
- Mike Gallagher

- Joe Redshaw

Vice President
- Joe Dowdall

- Alex Law

Financial Secretary
- Rick Kerr

Recording-Corresponding Secretary
- Brian Alexander

Executive Board
- Dave Turple, Bill Boyle, Joel Collens, Ron Hillis, Bob McQueen, Robert Turpin

- Steve Deady, Robbie Hierons, John Monti

- Andre Chenier, Jonathan Sprung, Robert Taddei

- Shane McComb

- Brad Sisler