Officers & Staff
Secretary-Treasurer

Rich Ewing

Rich has a lifelong history with Teamsters Local 231. His father was a proud member of Local 231 working in the freight and moving and storage industries. Rich knows what it is like to grow up in a family of 7 people who were supported on one Teamster income, with wages and benefits that were fought for over decades. Rich started his career as a local 231 member in 1991 at Yellow Freight. He served many years as shop steward and was a trustee on the Local 231 executive Board for several years prior to becoming a Business Agent in 2010. Rich became Local 231 Secretary-Treasurer in September of 2012. He currently serves on the Washington Teamsters Welfare Trust as a Trustee and was appointed to the Joint Council 28 executive board in January of 2018. Rich is also a member of the UPS Joint Council 28 and Western Region Negotiating Committees for the 2018 contract negotiations. 


Rich represents: ABF Freight, Oak Harbor Freight, Peninsula Truck lines, United Parcel Service Bellingham and Burlington, Waste Management and YRC Freight.




Email:
Phone:
360-734-7780
President

Jennifer Thompson

Business Representative




Email:
Phone:
360-734-7780
Recording Secretary

Daron Smith

Business Representative




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Phone:
360-734-7780
Vice President

Flo Rose-Banks

Currently works at Mount Vernon School District.




Trustee

E. Brian Schols

Currently works at Waste Management.




Trustee

Russell Hayes
Currently works at UPS


Trustee

Mark Holst
Currently works at Whatcom County Corrections.


Business Representative

Gunnar Birkland

Email:
Phone:
360-734-7780
Business Representative

Heather Ewing

Email:
Phone:
360-734-7780
Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Paula Bennett

Email:
Phone:
360-734-7780
Titan Operator

Alison Lyddan

Email:
Phone:
360-734-7780

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