Finamore elected new CSXT-North Lines General Chairman

R.A. "Rick" Finamore of BLET Division 757 (New Castle, Pa.) was elected General Chairman of the CSX Transportation-Northern Lines General Committee of Adjustment at meetings held in Jacksonville, Fla., from September 26-28.

The 41 delegates in attendance also re-elected three incumbent General Committee Officers: First Vice-Chairman W. P. "Bill" Lulias, a member of Division 231 in Philadelphia; Second Vice-Chairman D.M. "Danny" Knorek of Division 937 in Toledo, Ohio; and Secretary-Treasurer R.D. "David" Welter of Division 132 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. The GCofA's newly-elected Third Vice-Chairman is Russ Holden of Division 757 in New Castle, Pa.

"BLET National Vice-President Paul Sorrow attended the meeting and was a great help as always to the committee in the handling of the business over the three days," General Chairman Finamore said.

The delegates also handled a number of business and contract related issues during the three days of meetings.

He noted that the offices of the Committee will remain in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

The officers began serving their four-year terms immediately.

Seated, from left: D.L. Humphrey, Western Regional Vice Chairman; W.P. Lulias, First Vice Chairman; R.A. Finamore, General Chairman; D.M. Knorek, Second Vice Chairman; and R.D. Welter, Secretary-Treasurer.

Standing, from left: W.P. Lyons (Div. 34), Midwestern Regional Vice Chairman; T.E. Danner, Jr., Eastern Regional Vice Chairman; E.F. (Ted) Doorley, Central Regional Vice Chairman; and D.J. Norman, Northern Regional Vice Chairman.


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