BLET Eastern General Chairmen's Assoc. reelects Tom Roberts

The BLET's Eastern General Chairmen's Association (EGCA) held its annual meeting to conduct business and elect officers in Traverse City, Mich., on August 20.

The annual EGCA meetings were held during the Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA) convention.

Brother Tom Robers was reelected by acclamation as Chairman of the Association, and will also serve as a delegate to the National Wage/Rule Committee. Brother Roberts is General Chairman of the Conrail SAA/CSXT Northern District General Committee of Adjustment. He joined the Brotherhood of Aug. 1, 1973, and is a member of BLET Division 601 (Newark, N.J.).

Also elected were: Mark Kenny (Amtrak General Chairman) to the office of Vice Chairman; Ben Martin (New York, Susquehanna & Western General Chairman) was reelected Secretary-Treasurer; and Rich Dixon (SEPTA General Chairman) and Cole Davis (Norfolk Southern-Northern Lines) were elected to complete the Executive Board. Mike Twombly (Delaware & Hudson/Springfield Terminal) was reelected as alternate to the Wage/Rule Committee.

All officers were elected by acclamation.

The assembled Chairmen discussed a variety of issues, and additionally voted to approve a $500 donation to the EUMA Scholarship Fund.



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