Retirements and Changes at TCU

TCU International President Bob Scardelletti announced several staff changes at TCU Headquarters to become effective January 1, 2010.

“This New Year brings about some changes, TCU is saying goodbye to great leaders and lifelong union activists, TCU wishes everyone success in their new endeavors,” said Scardelletti.

International Secretary-Treasurer Danny Biggs and International Vice-President and National Legislative Director Bob Davis will retire effective December 31, 2009.  International Vice-President Russell C. Oathout has been elected by the TCU Executive Council to become our new International Secretary-Treasurer.  International Representative Ron Kloos has been elected to fill the vacancy created by Bob Davis’s retirement and will become International Vice-President and National Legislative Director. Both will officially assume their duties January 1, 2010.

International Representative Lenny Bauman will retire on December 31st. Assistant International Representative Daryl Burnett will fill the vacancy and will be appointed International Representative effective January 1, 2010.

Assistant International Representative Gary Campbell will retire December 31st. Ricky Brown will fill the vacancy and will be appointed International Representative effective January 1, 2010.

International Representative Jack Wright retired October 31st and Assistant International Representative Roger Cain filled this vacancy and was appointed International Representative. Steve Wilhelm filled the vacancy of Roger Cain and was appointed Assistant International Representative.

Assistant International Representative Bill Raia will retire on December 31st and Assistant International Representative Merrill Hughs was moved on November 1st to the jurisdiction of unit 600.

Assistant National Legislative Director Tony Padilla will retire December 31st and Mark Taylor will become Assistant National Legislative Director effective January 1, 2010.

Other changes within TCU include the retirements of Mitch Kraus, TCU General Counsel; LuAnn Davis, TCU Controller; Nick Stewart, Senior Executive Director of Social Services and Fran Monard, Administrative Assistant.