Chris started his career at KMC Mining in several roles as a serviceman, part of the oil change crew, and later in preventative maintenance inspections. From there, Chris worked up through the ranks from a Shift Job Steward to Chief Job Steward at KMC Mining prior to working as a Business Agent for the International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 955.
As a Business Agent, Chris participated in bargaining with site services, transportation, road building and heavy construction. Chris also lead bargaining in the latest round of Overburden. His seven years of dedicated work in this role instilled the confidence of union members to elect Chris as the Business Manager for the International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 955.
Rounding out his commitment to Local No. 955, Chris has been on the Board of Directors for the Training Trust Fund for over three and a half years.
The Business Manager is elected and is the Business Manager of the Local Union. As a member of the Executive Board, Co-Chair of the Health & Wellness, Pension and Training Trust Boards, the Business Manager acts in the best interests of the membership. The Business Manager is the face and voice of the union with other building trades unions, advocacy groups and government officials and is proud to carry out the union’s mission on a daily basis.
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