TCU/IAM Executive Council elected National Representatives Matt Hollis and Mary Gunn to National Vice-President.
Hollis, 32, began his Railroad employment in February 2004 for CSXT Railroad as a yard clerk at Boyles Yard in Birmingham, Alabama. He joined TCU Lodge 691 where he was appointed to serve as a protective committeeman in January of 2005.
In 2007 he was elected to the position of Chairman, Board of Trustees for Gate City Lodge 1295 headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. In November 2008, he was elected Local Chairman of Lodge 1295 and continues to serve in that capacity.
In August 2010 he was appointed by TCU/IAM National President Scardelletti to serve as an Assistant National Representative for TCU/IAM Unit 96 in Jacksonville, Florida. In January 2014 he was appointed to his current position of National Representative for TCU/IAM Unit 96.
Hollis will begin as TCU/IAM National Vice-President effective December 1, 2016.
Gunn hired out as a clerk for ATSF (Santa Fe) Railroad in Kansas City, Kansas in June of 1977.
She became active in Local Lodge 121, appointed to Protective Committee Member in 1979 and elected as Local Chairman in Jan 1994.
Sister Gunn was elected to GST for Unit 92 in Jan 2004 and then National Representative on October 1, 2005.
Gunn will begin as TCU/IAM National Vice-President effective January 1, 2017.
Click here to read the previous changes to the Executive Council that created these vacancies.