Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed Joe Hunt, a retired national President of the Iron Workers Union and former Business Manager of Iron Workers Local 396 in St. Louis, to the Edward Jones Dome Board of Directors.
Hunt has a distinguished career of service to the labor community and has held numerous leadership positions throughout his career.
While national president of the Iron Workers, he was also a vice president of the AFL-CIO.
The official name of the Dome authority is the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority. It is responsible for the financing and maintenance of the Dome. Another agency, the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, runs the day-to-day operations.