A NEW BUSINESS MANAGER and four Executive Board members were elected last month by the membership of IBEW Local 1439, the men and women who perform maintenance, transmission and distribution work outside the power plants for Ameren/UE, Alliant Energy (Iowa), Entergy (Arkansas), Atmos Entergy (Southern MO & Arkansas) and the City of Potosi. Pictured here, new Business Manager Doug Mueller (center) discusses an issue at a recent E Board meeting. To his left is veteran President Billy Howle and (at right) new Business Representative Jeremy Pour.
EXECUTIVE BOARD (from left): John Wagner, John Brennan, Luis Monsivais (new), Jeff Gottman, Tim Diermann, Tim Flanagan, (Howle, Mueller, Pour), Kris Covert, David Long, C.R. Statler, Richard Naes, Jackie Trautman (new), and Alex Reinhardt. Working emergency storm duty and not present were new board members Scott Brown and Chad Fletcher and Ryan Welker. – Labor Tribune photos