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Craver reelected to fourth term as Chairman of Virginia State Legislative Board

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, November 24 — Brother Timothy R. Craver of BLET Division 532 (Richmond, Va.) was reelected by acclamation to his fourth full term as Chairman of the Virginia State Legislative Board at its quadrennial meeting on October 30, 2020.

A CSX locomotive engineer, Brother Craver hired out with CSX in January 1997. He earned promotion to locomotive engineer in 1997 and joined the Brotherhood effective December 1, 1998. He has served Division 532 as Legislative Representative for several terms since that time. Brother Craver was first elected Chairman of the Virginia State Legislative Board on October 21, 2008, and was subsequently reelected at quadrennial meetings in 2012, 2016 and now 2020.

Also, elected during the meeting were: 1st Vice Chairman Michael Worrell, Division 301 (Roanoke, Va.); 2nd Vice Chairman Rhett Harbeson, Division 561 (Richmond, Va.); Third Vice Chairman Jim Partain, Division 456 (Norfolk, Va.); Secretary-Treasurer, Jeffrey E. Wood, Division 26 (Richmond, Va.); and Alternate Secretary-Treasurer Rhett Harbeson, Division 561 (Richmond, Va.). Brother Wood has served the Board as Secretary-Treasurer since 2005.

Elected to serve as Trustees were: Michael Worrell, Division 301 (Roanoke, Va.); Dan Moore, Division 26 (Richmond, Va.); and Jim Partain, Division 456 (Norfolk, Va.).

“Brother Craver is a veteran BLET officer and I know he will continue to do an excellent job representing the best interests of our members in Virginia,” BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce said. “I am proud to congratulate him and all the officers of the Virginia State Legislative Board, and wish to thank them for their service to our Brotherhood.”

The Virginia State Legislative Board represents 12 BLET Divisions and approximately 1,200 active and retired members.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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