Thomas J. Flynn, the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters has been appointed General Secretary-Treasurer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, following the retirement of Michael Capelli. UBC General President Douglas McCarron made the announcement in a memo to the UBC General Executive Board and regional council Executive Secretary-Treasurers, with both Capelli’s retirement and Flynn’s appointment effective immediately.
Following the move, Rich Monarca, President of NASRCC appointed Joseph Byrne as the Executive Secretary-Treasurer Pro Tem. Byrne had been serving as the Business Manager for Carpenters Local 327 and Regional Manager for the Boston carpenter local unions.
Byrne has appointed Richard Pedi to serve as Regional Manager for the Boston carpenters local unions and Rile Rhodes as the Business Manager for Local 327.
Byrne has also named Bill Banfield as the Assistant to the Executive Secretary-Treasurer for NASRCC, overseeing the local unions in New York.