Teamsters Union Local 533 names 2017 staff
Debbie Calkins, former feeder driver at UPS, has been re-elected to a third term as secretary-treasurer and principal officer of Teamsters Union Local 533.
Calkins in the first woman to hold the top post at the union.
Gary Watson, an employee of UPS and Luce & Sons in his 20 years as a Teamsters member, was also re-elected as president.
Michael Sealy, Sr., business agent and organizer, was re-elected vice-president.
John Patterson, who works at Reno-Tahoe International Airport, was re-elected as recording secretary.
Tim Renshaw, an employee of Chugach (support services) at Naval Air Station-Fallon, was re-elected as a trustee.
Gino Prina, a driver for Bimbo Bakeries (Wonder Bread, Sara Lee, Entenmann’s) and Lee Harris, a driver for UPS, were installed as trustees.
Harris, Patterson, Prina and Renshaw all serve as shop stewards.
Heather Ashbridge, who started with Nevada State Development Corporation in 2008, previously served in several roles with the organization, including assistant vice president and loan officer. She is based in NSDC’s Reno office.