CBTU St. Louis Chapter elects officers


The St. Louis Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) recently elected its slate of executive board members.

Each officer will serve a four-year term. They include:

  • President – Jay Ozier, Carpenters Local 92.
  • President Emeritus – Lew Moye, UAW Local 110.
  • Vice President – Olúwadáminí Melvin, CWA Local 6355.
  • Treasurer – Reggie Cavitt, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 788.
  • Secretary – Fay Davis, UAW Local 691.
  • Assistant Secretary – LaKenya Roberson, UFCW Local 655.
  • Sergeant-of-Arms – Christine Smith, American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 8.
  • Trustees – Missouri Senator Karla May, CWA Local 6300; Rita Griffin, UAW Local 2250; and Yvette “Anyango” Goods, IBEW Local 1.

Founded in 1972, CBTU represents the independent voice of Black workers within the Trade Union Movement and challenges Organized Labor to be more relevant to the needs and aspirations of Black and poor workers. The organization consists of members from 77 international and national unions and has 42 chapters across the country.

To learn more about the CBTU St. Louis Chapter or to join the group, visit cbtustl.com or call 314-435-1752.



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