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Home Union Officers

Examining Board



John Christeson
Refrigeration Examiner

Jimmy Lawrence
Pipefitter Examiner

Jeff Ehrlich
Welding Examiner

Rich Cheever
Plumbing Examiner

The Examining Board shall consist of four (4) members of Local Union 157 elected by the membership:  One fitter, one plumber, one welder and one refrigeration/air-conditioning fitter.  Their duties shall be to examine candidates for entry into the Building Trades Division of Local No. 157.  A unanimous vote in the affirmative must be made by this Board before any person is admitted to membership.  In case this Board cannot agree on an individual or individuals, the President shall appoint one (1) extra temporary member who shall be discharged after such cases are disposed of.  The decision of the majority of the enlarged Board shall be final.  An apprentice member of the Local Union, having successfully completed his five-year apprentices program, and having been certified by the Joint Apprentice Committee, shall not be examined by the Local Examining Board and shall automatically be entered on the rolls of the Local Union as a Journeyman.