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Bryan Aldridge reelected by acclamation in Kentucky

CLEVELAND, September 3 Bryan T. Aldridge was reelected by acclamation to his second full term as Chairman of the Kentucky State Legislative Board at quadrennial meetings in Newport, Ky., August 12-13, 2014.

Brother Aldridge is a CSX locomotive engineer and has been a member of BLET Division 78 (Louisville, Ky.) since September 1, 2003. He was elected 1st Vice Chairman in October of 2006 and was elevated to Chairman in September of 2008 following the passing of long serving Chairman Tommy G. Mayne.

Also elected by acclamation were: 1st Vice Chairman Jeff P. Jones, Division 199 (Danville, Ky.); 2nd Vice Chairman Jason P. Cornett, Division 829 (Ravenna, Ky.); Secretary-Treasurer Daniel K. Maynard, Division 271 (Russell, Ky.); and Alternate Secretary-Treasurer David D. Marlin, Division 508 (Fulton, Ky.).

BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce addressed the membership regarding several issues of national importance to the Brotherhood.

"I thank Brother Aldridge and all officers of the Kentucky State Legislative Board for their commitment to the Brotherhood and our members," President Pierce said. "I thank them for their dedication and hard work on behalf of the Brothers and Sisters in the proud commonwealth of Kentucky."

BLET Vice President and National Legislative Representative John P. Tolman was also in attendance, providing a legislative update and discussing the upcoming Senate race in Kentucky and a host of other key races in the November elections.

Several Legislators from across the Commonwealth attended. Jeff Dononhue, House District 37, and former officer with the United Auto Workers (UAW) addressed the group. C.B. Embry, a Republican candidate for State Senate, also addressed the delegates concerning the introduction of a two-person crew bill.

The BLETs Kentucky State Legislative Board represents more than 1,450 members from 12 different BLET Division. They work for Norfolk Southern, CSX and the Canadian National railroads.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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