Gregory Tapped as Transportation Department Special Representative

D10884 4 9312IAM International President Bob Martinez today announced the appointment of Brianna Gregory as IAM Transportation Department Special Representative.

Gregory initiated into Local 2202 in 2004 as an Alaska Airlines Passenger Service Employee. Brianna served as Local 2202 Chief Steward, Shop Steward, Communicator and Trustee. She also served on Local 2202’s Women’s, Bylaws, Organizing and Legislative Committees.

Sister Gregory joined the Transportation Department as Education Representative in 2014 and coordinated all the Department’s education programs, ranging from basic shop steward training to General Chairperson orientation.

Gregory has also been a vital part of numerous national organizing campaigns, including the successful United Airlines Ramp and Passenger Service campaigns. She defended the IAM membership against the Teamster raid at US Airways and has been an instrumental resource in all Transportation Department internal and external organizing.

“Brianna has embodied the principles of the Machinists Union and will continue to be a valuable asset to the membership of the Transportation Department in her new role,” said IAM Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja.”

A native of Seattle, Brianna will begin her new assignment effective July 1, 2016.