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  • Executive Council September 9, 2009

    Sito Pantoja

    Sito Pantoja General Vice President, Transportation, IAM Sito Pantoja has served as the IAM General Vice President assigned to the Transportation Department since January 2012. The Transportation Department operates from IAM Headquarters and administers approximately 150 contracts in the railroad and air transport sectors in the United States. Pantoja initiated into IAM Local 1056 in

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  • Executive Council September 9, 2009

    Dora Cervantes

    Dora CervantesGeneral Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes became the IAM’s 12th General Secretary-Treasurer on August 1, 2015. She is the first woman to direct the IAM’s finances as General Secretary-Treasurer. Cervantes first joined the IAM Executive Council on July 1, 2013 as the first Hispanic woman to serve as a General Vice President. Cervantes has served as

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  • Executive Council September 9, 2009

    James Conigliaro

    James ConigliaroGeneral Vice President James Conigliaro joined the IAM Executive Council on August 1, 2015. As General Vice President, Conigliaro works in partnership with the General Secretary-Treasurer to administer the IAM’s financial operations. Conigliaro, the son of a union member and a Brooklyn, NY native, began his career as a maintenance mechanic for United Parcel

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  • Executive Council September 9, 2009

    Stan Pickthall

    Stan PickthallGeneral Vice President, Canada, IAM After more than 22 years as a full-time officer with the Machinists Union, Stan Pickthall joined the Executive as General Vice President of Canada on May 2016. Pickthall, a journeyman steel fabricator, became a member of IAM Local Lodge 692 when he joined Finning International in 1984. An award-winning

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  • Executive Council September 9, 2009

    Philip J. Gruber

    Philip J. Gruber General Vice President, Midwest Territory, IAM Philip J. Gruber has been a member of the Machinists Union since his initiation into Local Lodge 688 in 1972. It was then that he began his apprenticeship. He became a Journeyman Tool & Die Maker in 1976. He served as Steward, Chief Steward, Treasurer and

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