Bob is a 25-year aircraft mechanic and former Local President and Grievance Committee chairman for the IAM in Washington DC. Bob also previously held a District Lodge position as Trustee. Since the IBT began representing mechanics and related members, Bob served as the Washington DC-based Grievance Coordinator and sat on the steering and negotiating committees. Since joining the Airline Division, Bob is working on mechanics and stock clerk issues.
Bob currently sits on the UA Joint Board of Adjustment and is involved in the preparations for seniority integration and joint collective bargaining talks. In addition Bob is participating in the Frontier Mechanics and Related and Materials Specialist as well as participating in the Southwest Stock Clerks system boards.