2021 Grand Lodge Convention Delegate Election Results

May 13, 2021 Admin 0

On Thursday, May 13, 2021, during the regular business meeting, an election was held for delegates to the 2021 Grand Lodge Convention in San Diego. Your membership elected the following delegates (listed in alphabetical order):

Joseph Behan

John Bidoglio

Daryl Current

Todd Day

Kenny Geis

Mike Knoble

Mike Moser

Rich Novak

Helena Thornton

Craig Vanderhoof

John Wilkinson

Gary Winchester 

Alternates: Mark DeLuke and Phil Skaar

Congratulations to our delegates!… Read More...

Official Results of the 2021 IAM Grand Lodge Officer Election

May 13, 2021 Admin 0

Reposted from goiam.org

In accordance with Article III of the Constitution of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), nominations for Grand Lodge office for the term ending June 30, 2025 were conducted in January 2021. As a result of those nominations, the following officers were elected by acclimation (without a challenger):

Robert Martinez Jr., International President
Gary R. Allen, General Vice President
Sito Pantoja, General Vice President
Mark Blondin, General Vice President
Rickey Wallace, General Vice President
Brian Bryant, General Vice President
Steve Galloway, General Vice President
David Chartrand, General Vice President
James Beno, Committee on Law… Read More...

Membership Re-Elects Dora Cervantes as IAM General Secretary-Treasurer

May 13, 2021 Admin 0

May 7, 2021

Reposted from goiam.org

Dear Sisters and Brothers,

I want to thank every member who participated in the IAM’s Grand Lodge Officer Election for General Secretary-Treasurer. Our election process allowed members from across North America to have a voice in the future of our great union.

The results show that Dora Cervantes has been re-elected as the IAM’s General Secretary-Treasurer. Complete results by local lodge will be released on goIAM.org in the coming days.

Your union went above and beyond to ensure every IAM member had an opportunity to cast a ballot. The IAM expanded access to absentee votingRead More...

Louis Gilmore wins Vice President Election!

September 10, 2020 Admin 0

The election for Vice President of Local Lodge 1725 was held Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 6am to 6pm. The results are as follows:

Vice President – Louis Gilmore  
2nd place – Todd Day 
3rd place – Jim Hendershot

Congratulations to Louis! We wish him the best of luck as he steps into his new role at our lodge.

Thank You to all our members who came out today to vote. … Read More...

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2020 District 141 Convention Election Results

March 13, 2020 Admin 0

March 13, 2020

Thank you to everyone who came out to vote at our union meeting on Thursday, March 12 to elect delegates that will be representing our Local at the DL 141 Conference in October.

The winners in no particular order:


Craig Vanderhoof 

Helena Thornton

Daryl Current

Mike Knoble

Ajay Jackson

Mike Moser

Amir Johnson

Jason Wells

Renae Miller

Jimmarrus Cunningham

Chris Johnson

Fred Butts… Read More...

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2019 Grievance Committee Election Results

December 12, 2019 Craig Vanderhoof 0

December 12, 2019

The election results for the Fleet Service and Maintenance & Related Grievance Committees are now in.

Congratulations to all those members elected and reelected in todays elections and Thank You to all of our Grievance Committee members for the last two years of outstanding service to our membership.

Results Below:

District 141 – Fleet Service:

Chair- John Wilkinson

Daryl Current

Mike Knoble 


District 142 – Mechanic & Related: 

Chair- Kenny Geis

Joe Behan

Todd Day… Read More...

2019 IAM Transportation Conference Delegates

December 15, 2018 Helena Thornton 0

The election for delegates to the 2019 IAM Transportation Conference was held during the regular business meeting on December 13th, 2018. 

The delegates that will represent Victory Lodge 1725 from district 142 will be: Maureen Kelly, Ken Coley and Mark Heim. 

There will be a run off election on January 10th, 2019, during the business meeting only, for District Lodge 141, for the 3rd delegate. The two confirmed delegates are Mike Knoble and Daryl Current. The run-off election delegates will be Yolanda Amos, Lisa Leathers and John “Rampthing” Wilkinson. … Read More...

Executive Board Election Results

December 13, 2018 Admin 0

12/13/2018

Victory Lodge 1725 held the election for Executive Board positions Thursday, December 13th, 2018. The winners are below. 

Thank you to all our dedicated members who came out to the lodge, many on their day off from work, to vote in this important election. A very special Thank You to all outgoing officers for your dedicated service to our lodge. 

To all the winners: Congratulations! We look forward to working with you in this next chapter of Victory Lodge 1725.

President: Craig Vanderhoof

Vice President: Joe Behan

Treasurer: Gary Winchester

Recording Secretary: Helena Thornton

Trustees: Chris Johnson, Kenny Geis, … Read More...

Reminder: Local Lodge Officer Elections are Dec 13th, 6am – 6pm!

December 12, 2018 Admin 0

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to go to the Local Lodge and vote for your new Officers. Voting will open at 6 A.M. and close at 6 P.M. 

3727 Rose Lake Dr  Charlotte, NC 

Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable canned food item or monetary donation for the children of Renaissance West STEAM Academy for help over their Winter Break. Your donation is greatly appreciated!

Also as a reminder some of our candidates have posted bios on this page: https://vl1725.org/campaign-bios/ which can be found as a drop down on the main menu under “Officers and Staff” … Read More...