Victory Lodge 1725 made history this past Thursday, January 13th, as Helena Thornton was sworn in as its first female President.
IAM Transportation senior leadership was on hand to honor Helena. Richard Johnsen, Chief of Staff to the International President; Edison Fraser, Transportation Coordinator; Tom Regan, Airline Coordinator, Grand Lodge Special Representative Will Cashion and Headquarters Communications Representative Tanya Hutchins joined General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes as she swore in Helena and the 1725 Executive Board and grievance committees.
Victory Lodge 1725 continues to lead the way in promoting women into leadership positions. Renae Miller was sworn in as Recording Secretary and Tami Travis as Trustee. Three of the current Executive Board members are now women.
The new Executive Board consists of:
President: Helena Thornton
Vice-President: Todd Day
Recording Secretary: Renae Miller
Financial Secretary: Justin Conyers
Trustees: Chris Johnson, Tami Travis, Jason Wells
Conductor-Sentinel: Stephen Linson