Willy Myers was re-elected executive secretary-treasurer of the Columbia Pacific Building and Construction Trades Council. The CPBCTC represents approximately 20,000 construction workers employed by more than 2,000 signatory employers, representing 25 crafts.
Myers was first elected to head the council in December 2013 to finish out the term of Jodi Guetzloe Parker, who stepped down. A former business agent for Sheet Metal Workers Local 16, Myers, 45, served as president of the Building Trades Council from 2010 until his election as executive secretary.
In other election results, Robert Camarillo, a business rep for Iron Workers Local 29, was re-elected president; Matt Eleazer of Bricklayers Local 1 was tapped for vice president; and Steven Purdy of Sprinkler Fitters Local 669 was newly elected sergeant-at- arms.
Brett Hinsley, business manager of Cement Masons Local 555, Russ Garnett, business manager of Roofers Local 49, and Gary Moore, business agent for Laborers Local 296, were elected trustees. Garnett and Moore are serving for the first time.
All candidates ran unopposed. Terms are for three years.