Profiles. Individual honors, successes, remembrances.
Tischer, 54, retired Jan. 1 after 19 years as a leader in Locals 320 and 737.
Business agent Geoff Kossak was appointed by the Executive Board to complete Hinsley’s unexpired term as business manager.
She succeeds Vickie Burns, who retired in January.
Journeyman mason Maurice “Mo” Starks, a member of Local 555, was killed in a roll-over car crash on I-405 in Portland.
The former Local 114 business agent has a long history as a union worker and activist.
LCSA is a labor-affiliated non-profit charity sponsored by United Way.
Topics: flying union, airline consolidation, union unity and why there’ve been no strikes lately.
Union rep Maureen Colvin will serve the remainder of his term.
Irwin was there when the library unionized in 1974, and when it joined Multnomah County in 1990.
Dan Mahr, a former Working America field rep, succeeds Ed Hall as labor liaison for Oregon’s junior U.S. senator.