Elevator Constructors Local 23 re-elects Randy Carmony

Randy Carmony

Randy Carmony has been re-elected business manager of the International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 23. He has served in that capacity since 2014.  Lance Hilger was re-elected president. Both ran unopposed.

In the only contested race in the election held Dec. 12, Randy Poindexter defeated Dan Garrett by one vote for recording secretary.

Local 23 covers all of Oregon, plus six southwest Washington counties. Its 295 members build and maintain elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and dumbwaiters. Elevator construction is a specialized trade. Local 23 members earn $56.10 an hour plus $35.25 an hour in benefits under a nationwide labor agreement with National Elevator Industry, Inc. They work for four global elevator companies—Otis, ThyssenKrupp, Kone and Schindler—plus seven independents.

Officers were sworn in Jan. 9.

Full election results

  • Business Manager Randy Carmony
  • President Lance Hilger
  • Vice President Ezra Schulz
  • Treasurer Russ Vollendorf
  • Recording Secretary Randy Poindexter
  • Warden Ezra Schulz
  • Correspondent Russ Vollendorf
  • Executive Board Randy Poindexter, Manny Guzman
  • Trustee To be appointed

1 Comment

  1. Has Randy Carmony done anything to allow women or people of color to be members and ultimately Journeyman Elevator Mechanics, or is the IUEC Local 23 still in non compliance for inequality of elevator apprenticeship. The Electrical Elevator Board has Randy listed as an elevator installer, he’s not an elevator mechanic, he’s more or less just a secretary for the international.

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