69th annual Southwestern Convention Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas
Members of the BLET Advisory Board, front row, from left: Vice-President Merle W. Geiger Jr.; Vice-President Steve Speagle; and Vice-President Dale McPherson. Back row, from left: National Secretary-Treasurer William C. Walpert; Vice-President & U.S. National Legislative Representative Raymond Holmes; First Vice-President Ed Rodzwicz; and National President Don Hahs.
General Chairman John Koonce (Illinois Central)
From left: Garry Tudor, Local Chairman of BLET Division
249 (Houston); and Russell Elley, BLET Division 197 (San Antonio) and Third
Vice-Chairman of the UP-Southern Region GCofA.
From left: Gary Bell, Local Chairman of Division 182 (No. Little Rock, Ark.); Velma Williams, GIA Auxiliary 37 (Memphis); and W.D. Gaddy., Secretary-Treasurer of Division 182.
Clockwise, from bottom left: Sereena Hogan, GIA Third Vice-President; Ken Kroeger, BLET Special Rep; Pat Lynch, Local Chairman of BLET Division 446 (Gallup, N.M.); and Mike Twombly, Springfield Terminal/D&H General Chairman.
Brother G.Y. Bailey, Local Chairman of BLET Division 62 (Houston), served as chairman of the 69th annual Southwestern Convention Meeting, which was held just outside of Houston in The Woodlands, Texas.
Tony Brown, Secretary-Treasurer of BLET Division 857 (Tyler, Texas) and his wife, Michelle.
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