David Hoagland


What made you want to get into the union?

My Grandfather was president of his local Carpenter’s Union. The importance of Labor as an advocate for workers was ingrained in me from a very young age. The importance of Local 36 was emphasized to me from my early days on the job and active members of Local 36 encouraged me to get involved with the Union. We are stronger together.

Union Position Responsibilities:

Responsible for day to day operations of the organization as well as advocating for responsible legislation that will benefit the health, safety and well being for the entire membership.

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Joseph C. Papariello

Executive Vice President

What made you want to get into the union?

Walter Webb asked me to do a project gathering the names and dates of all the members who had recieved bronze/silver/gold awards. Shortly after, there were some drastic changes that were impacting the membership that I felt we needed to stand up against and make sure the members voices were heard.

Union Position Responsibilites:

  • Manage building and association IT needs

  • Manage association social media

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Joe Chisholm

Vice President

What made you want to get into the union?

I was always interested in being involved with negotiations of our contracts, rights for members and working conditions, and making sure our members are treated and represented fairly.

Union Position Responsibilites:

Member Discipline and other Assigned Duties.

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Raymond Edwards

Vice President
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Robert Heaney


What made you want to get into the union?

Its been important to stay involved with Local 36 on some level throughout my career. Safe practices, employee rights, and compensation bind us together and I have always paid attention to those issues and tried to help where I believed I could add value. After learning that our longstanding Treasurer would be stepping down, I saw an opportunity to increase my participation and vigilantly manage our Organization's financial health.

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Eugene Russell-Roach


What made you want to get into the union?

I've always admired the brotherhood of our Local.  Our Local gives its members favorable working conditions and the most vital benefits through collective bargaining. The tradition runs deep and I'm excited to be a part of history in the making.

Union Position Responsibilites:

  • Keep Records (BOD Minutes , Membership Data base, Shop Steward list)

  • Maintain the Unions official seal

  • Maintain Election results

  • Coordinator for members benefits (Dental, Optical, Pre Paid legal)

  • Work with IAFF Staff to maintain membership data base

  • Obituary notices for member

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Alethea Brooks

Sergeant at Arms
Bio and info to come

Union Position Responsibilites:

  • During meetings the sergeant at arms keeps order

  • Sets up the venue before the meeting starts and checks that everything is in order before other members arrive

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