Iron Workers Regional Shop Local 516 elects officers

Officers and Executive Committee members of Iron Workers Regional Shop Local 516 were re-elected in a mail ballot election counted June 27. All positions were unopposed:

  • President Larry Gerads
  • Vice President Felix Antich
  • Recording Secretary David Payne
  • Sergeant-at-Arms Anthony Myers
  • Executive Committee David Pearson, Darrell Tompkins, Rex Thornton, and Ricky Wambold
  • Trustees Charles Martin, James Beyer, and Randy Reed

Seattle Iron Workers Local 506 merged into Local 516 in 2018 and then the two became part of the Iron Workers Pacific Northwest District Council. Regional Shop Local 516 represents 880 members at 17 shops in Oregon and Washington, plus 150 retirees. Its headquarters is at 11620 NE Ainsworth Circle near Portland International Airport.

Phil Casciato, first elected Local 516 business manager in June 2014, remains in that post as an appointee of the District Council following the merger.

Oregon/SW Washington Shops: Vigor Works, Albina Pipe Bending Co. Cascade Tower & Rigging, Supreme Steel, Fought & Co., Tom Stevens Boiler Repair, The Western Group, GTE Metal Fab, Pella Vinyl – Portland

Seattle Shops: Walters & Wolf Curtain Wall, Standard Steel, TriWay Industries, All Metal Fab, Inc., A-One Ornamental, Aluminum & Bronze Fabricating, Viking Fence, Quality Fence

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