Fack reelected Oklahoma State Legislative Board Chairman

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 22 — Brother D. Craig Fack, a member of BLET Division 578 (Tulsa, Okla.), was reelected Chairman of the Oklahoma State Legislative Board during its quadrennial meeting held April 25-26, 2019.

A BNSF Railway locomotive engineer, Brother Fack has held continuous membership in the BLET since 2006. He began serving the Oklahoma State Legislative Board as Secretary-Treasurer in 2009.

Brother Lonnie G. Pitner of BLET Division 523 (Chickasha, Okla.) was reelected Secretary-Treasurer, a position he has held since 2012. A Union Pacific locomotive engineer, Brother Pitner has held continuous membership in the BLET since 1996.

Elected to serve as trustees were: Chad A. Gambel, Division 604 (Madill, Okla.); B. Shane Wooten, Division 569 (Heavener, Okla.); and Ryan D. Ray, Division 141 (Oklahoma City, Okla.).

BLET Vice President and National Legislative Representative John Tolman represented the BLET National Division at the meeting. Additional BLET guests included: General Chairman Jeff Thurman, BNSF (former STL-SF) General Committee of Adjustment (GCA); General Chairman David Spradlin, Kansas City Southern GCA; and 3rd Vice General Chairman Kyle King, BNSF (former STL-SF) GCA.

“Congratulations to Brother Fack and all officers of the Oklahoma State Legislative Board,” BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce said. “I thank them for their service to our Brotherhood, and I have every confidence they will do an excellent job representing the interests of our Brothers and Sisters in the proud state of Oklahoma.”

The BLET’s Oklahoma State Legislative Board represents approximately 500 active and retired members from six BLET Divisions.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


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