BNSF General Chairman Austin Morrison reelected by acclamation

General Chairman Austin G. Morrison was reelected to his sixth consecutive term by acclamation at the BNSF (former C&S, FWD and JTD) General Committee meetings in Amarillo, Texas, on August 15-16.

Brother Morrison has been a member of BLET Division 574 in Amarillo, Texas, since Dec. 1, 1979.

Rounding out the executive committee is: 1st Vice Chairman Bobby Brown of BLET Division 574 (Amarillo), who was reelected by acclamation; 2nd Vice Chairman Bucko Schulze of Division 376 (Wichita Falls, Texas); Secretary-Treasurer Tim Williamson of Division 430 (Trinidad, Colo.), who was reelected by acclamation; and Alternate Secretary-Treasurer Steve Brant of Division 186 (Denver), who won election by acclamation.

BLET Vice President Stephen Speagle represented the National Division during the meetings. He said delegates conducted routine business and discussed at length the on-property portions of the July 1, 2007, contract settlement.

The BNSF (former C&S, FWD and JTD) General Committee of Adjustment represents approximately 385 members.



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