People In Your Union
Local Union Executive Board
This consists of a President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Warden, Conductor, and three Trustees. Descriptions of each of these offices can be found in the UBC Consitution.
They are your representation. They talk with union and non-union construction companies about workforce needs. They are responsible for increasing market share and encouraging non-union companies and their workers to become signatory contractors. They usually give reports at your Local union’s meetings.
The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters (NCSRCC) headquarters are located in Saint Paul, MN. The chief executive of the council is the Executive Secretary-Treasurer. Find the duties of the Council officers in the Bylaws of the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters.
Council Executive Board
This consists of an Executive Secretary-Treasurer, President, Vice President, Warden, Conductor, Trustees, and Executive Board Members.
They are elected representatives of the Regional Council. They voice the Local’s questions and report back to the Local regarding what happens at the quarterly delegate meetings.
Every Local Union elects Regional Council delegates; according to the Regional Council bylaws, the number of delegates is proportional to the Local’s membership. Every elected delegate from every Local serves on one of five Regional Council committees.
Delegates and committees meet quarterly, and sometimes more often. They establish policies, priorities and goals for the Council. They also serve as the conduits of information and initiatives back and forth between members, Local Unions, Local Union committees, and the Council.
Executive Committee/Financial Oversight Committee
This committee oversees Regional Council business that is not granted to officers of the Regional Council. The Executive Committee shall consist of President, Vice President, and Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Warden, Conductor, and three (3) Trustees. The trustees have supervision of all funds and properties of the Council subject to such instructions from the Executive Committee.
New Member Education Committee
Committee members work with the Directors of Education and the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committees to receive overview of curriculum and specialty training for our members. Curriculum is designed to meet the needs of Regional Council markets and the priorities of the Area Standards Committee. The committee also oversees education of new members in union principles and responsibilities.
Committee Chair: Jim Anderson
Member Involvement Committee
Committee members discuss and share ideas and input regarding member retention/mentoring, newsletters and community involvement/volunteering. Members work to promote UBC programs, aim to share pertinent information regarding local business and activities to members, and promote community service and awareness of the Council as part of the community. Committee members strive to instill union pride in the membership.
Committee Chair: Richard Kolodziejski
Committee members work with the Director of Resource Management to discuss strategic plans for Area Standards. Goals focus on recruiting new members and contractors, and increasing member work opportunities by retaining and expanding market share.
Committee Chair: Jesse Gregerson
Committee members work to strengthen the union’s impact on legislative and electoral politics. This includes developing working relationships with political and community allies, developing strategies for effectively promoting our union’s objectives, and increasing the percentage of members who are registered to vote and who regularly participate in voting and related activities.
Committee Chair: Adam Duininck
Felicia Hilton – Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota
Adam Duininck – Minnesota and North Dakota
Andrew Disch – Wisconsin
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