He was acclaimed at the Council’s annual convention in Toronto on Oct. 19.
Gallagher was nominated by Local 793 president Joe Redshaw.
Redshaw noted that Gallagher was recently re-elected to a fifth term as business manager of Local 793.
Patrick Dillon was acclaimed as the business manager and secretary-treasurer of the Council.
Gallagher had nominated Dillon, noting that he’s done an admirable job over the years on behalf of the building trades.
Bob Blakely, director of Canadian affairs for the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department, swore in the slate of officers.
The officers pledged to fulfill the duties of officers of the building trades and act in their assigned capacity to the general benefit of the membership.
At the meeting, Dillon thanked delegates for re-electing him.
“I really do appreciate the support and look forward to working with the people you’ve elected,” he said. “I appreciate the confidence you’ve shown in me as business manager.”