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President's Staff

Tom Pontolillo
Director of Research and
Assistant to the National President

A. Dan Cook III
Director of Benefits

Greg Ross
Director of Communications,
Director of Legal Affairs, and
Assistant to the Office Administrator

John F. Fink
Director of Bylaws Administration

Special Representatives

Dave Ditzel
Special Representative and
BLET Short Term Disability Liaison

Richard A. Olson
Special Representative

Jason Wright
Special Representative and
Director of Education and Training

Matthew C. Kronyak
Special Representative and
Director of Mobilization, Eastern Region

Paul T. Aird
Special Representative,
Director of Organizing and
Director of Mobilization, Western Region

Executive Assistants

Sherry Carbeck
Executive Assistant to the National President

Kelly Rowe
Executive Assistant to the First Vice President

Justine Charvat
Executive Assistant to the National Secretary-Treasurer

Public Relations and Publications Department

John Bentley
Director of the Public Relations Department & Editor

Bill Joyce
Art Director & Associate Editor

Records Department

Louise Reich
Director of the Record Department

Kim Kennedy
Record Auditor

Financial Department

Harry Volpe
Director of the Accounting Department

Nicole Schonhut
Staff Accountant

Darlene Zolata
Staff Accountant

Patricia Cottom
Associate Accountant

Compliance Department

Megan Mead
Director of the Compliance Department

Kimm Bunch
Government Relations Specialist

Patti Smith

Arbitration Department

Doug Davidson
Director of the Arbitration Department

Tonya Sadowsky
Arbitration Department Manager / Administrative Assistant to the President's Staff

File Department

James Grdina
Director of the File Department

Support Staff

Jessica Coleman
Administrative Assistant to the President's Staff

Michelle McAllister

Supplies and Print Shop

Dennis Mertz
Print Shop Manager

Jeremy Broka
Director of the Supply Department and
Mail Manager

Building Department

Tom Grdina
Building Manager

IT Department

Mike Hager
Director of the IT Department

Online Services

Walt Schmidt
Director of Online Services

National Legislative Office, Washington, D.C.

Vincent G. Verna
Director of Regulatory Affairs

Robert Hagan
Director of Political and Legislative Affairs

Kelly Hoffman
Administrative Assistant

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