Nedd has been a Sheet Metal Worker for over 25 years. He served his Apprenticeship and successfully completed the 4-year program in 1995 obtaining his Journeyperson card. Over the years Nedd has worked for several different contractors including Exterior Sheet Metal, Corn States and is currently employed with The Waldinger Corporation. After being elected to the position of Vice President in July of 2007 he began serving on the Local 45 Executive Board. Following, in July of 2012 he was elected to President where he currently and proudly serves.
Chad has over 20 years with Local 45 which began with Waldinger in 1997 as a helper and worked through his Apprenticeship from 1999-2003. After obtaining his Journeyperson status he worked in the trade for TWC on many projects including lead roles at high profile jobs in our area. He has served the membership in several different spots including as a Trustee, an Executive Board member and now as Vice President which began in 2017.
Andy began the Sheet Metal trade in 1998 as a Pre-Apprentice for The Waldinger Corporation. He was accepted into the four year Apprenticeship in 1999, and successfully completed the program in 2003, obtaining his Journeyperson card. Since 2003 he has worked in a variety of roles and projects for The Waldinger Corporation, The Baker Group and Corn States. In July of 2013 Andy was elected as the Business Representative and served in this position until November of 2017 when he was elected to and is currently serving as the Local 45 Business Manager.
Jon began the sheet metal trade in 1996 as an apprentice for National Sheet Metal. In March of 1998 he began working for Lydon Sheet Metal currently known as Baker Group. He successfully completed the Apprenticeship program in 2000, obtaining his Journeyperson card. Since 2000 he worked for The Baker Group spending most of his time as a Detailer. In July of 2013 Jon was elected to the Vice President position of Local 45 where he served until November of 2017 when he was elected to and is currently serving as the Local 45 Business Representative.
Ryan began his time with LU45 in 1996 and has 25 years of credited service with Sheet Metal Workers. He served his Apprenticeship and received his Journeyperson status in 2004. Ryan has worked as a lead on many projects over his career and continues to be a mentor in the trade. In 2017 he ran for and was elected to the Executive Board of Local 45 and today he currently serves as the Recording Secretary beginning in 2019.
Rob has been doing Sheet Metal for over 20 years. He graduated with an Apprenticeship certificate from the non-union sector in 2006 and began in leadership roles in 2007 with his employer at that time. Rob was proudly Organized into Local 45 as a UNION Sheet Metal Worker 2018. At that time, he started as a Journeyperson with The Waldinger Corporation and worked his way up to a Foreman position which he still holds. In May of 2022, Rob ran for and was elected to the Local 45 Executive Board. Soon after being elected to the E-Board, he also choose to get involved in teaching with the LU45 JATC residential worker training program starting in the 2022/2023 school year. Rob is quoted to say: “I'm looking forward to teaching and working with the future generations of Union Sheet Metal Workers and proud to be a part of local 45”.
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Shane began the sheet metal trade in January 1995 as a pre-apprentice for Lydon Sheet Metal, currently known as Baker Group. He was accepted as an Apprentice in 1997 and successfully completed the four year Apprenticeship program in 2001, obtaining his Journeyperson card. Since 2001 he worked for Sheet Metal Inc. and The Baker Group spending most of his time as an Installer. In March of 2016 Shane was appointed to the position of and is currently serving as the Local 45 Organizer.
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Curt started his Sheet Metal Career with Corn States Metals in 2003. After that he moved to SME and The Waldinger Corporation were he completed his Apprenticeship and received his Journeyperson card in 2010. Since then he has worked for several different companies at times working in leadership and mentoring roles. Curt has previously served on the Local 45 Executive Board and now has multiple terms as a Trustee for Local 45.
Scott has been a Sheet Metal Worker with Local 45 for over 20 years. He served his Apprenticeship and successfully completed the 4-year program with Waldinger in 2005 obtaining his Journeyperson card. Scott is currently working for Baker Group as a Project Manager. In 2010 Scott was elected as the Recording Secretary on the Local 45 Executive Board. Following, in June of 2018, he was elected as Trustee where he currently serves.
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