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  • Local 8 History

    TEAMSTERS FIGHTING FOR THE FUTURE

                      

                  1970-1971-1972                                           FIRST NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE 

    President/Business Agent - William E. Mowery
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Leroy M. Burd
    Vice President - George R. Leslie
    Recording Secretary - Josephine A. Rimmey
    Trustee - Rodney E. Walker
    Trustee - C. Rodney Knepp
    Trustee - Arlene F. DeLallo

      

                              

                                       

                                        


    Jonas Ripka raising the flag in front of Old Main

    1973-1974-1975               
    President/Business Agent - George R. Leslie
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Leroy M. Burd
    Vice President - Lewis S. Jodon
    Recording Secretary - Josephine A. Rimmey
    Trustee - Elwood McClellan
    Trustee - Kenneth Knepp
    Trustee - Ralph Stover

                         Flag Story

                                     

                                         

                                           

                                                 

                                      

         



                                           1978 STRIKE ACTION              

    AGAINST PENN STATE UNIVERSITY   

                    1976-1977-1978
    President/Business Agent - Jane Anne Pikovsky
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - C. Rodney Knepp
    Vice President - Paul Yatchik
    Recording Secretary - Wade Barber
    Trustee - Melvin Frank
    Trustee - Josephine E. Woodring
    Trustee - Ralph Stover

                               

                                       

                                                       


                1979-1980-1981                                                        1982-1983-1984

    President/Business Agent - Earl W. Lutz                                      President/Business Agent - Earl W. Lutz
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Jeff McGhee    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Jeff McGhee
    Vice President - Paul Yatchik                                                                       Vice President - Paul Yatchik
    Recording Secretary - Wade Barber                                                 Recording Secretary - Wade Barber
    Trustee - Philip Meyer                                                                                       Trustee - Robert K. Fulton
    Trustee - William R. Sprout                                                                             Trustee - William R. Sprout
    Trustee - Bill Tibbens                                                                                               Trustee - Bill Tibbens

                                

                                         


    JAMES R. HOFFA & FAMILY AT TEAMSTERS RALLY

    1985-1986-1987           
                 

    President/Business Agent - Earl W. Lutz
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent- Jeff McGhee
    Vice President - Paul Yatchik
    Recording Secretary - Harry Myers
    Trustee - Michael R. Kelleher
    Trustee -Gregory A. Sampsell
    Trustee - Bill Tibbens

                        

                                      



    1988-1989-1990

    President/Business Agent - Gregory A. Sampsell
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Harry R. Meyers
    Vice President - Jeffrey E. Poorman
    Recording Secretary - Michael R. Kelleher
    Trustee - Michael Boonie
    Trustee - Gary F. Sharpless
    Trustee - Bill Tibbens

                          

                                 


     


    1991-1992-1993

    President/Business Agent - Gregory A. Sampsell
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Gary F. Sharpless
    Vice President - Jeffrey E. Poorman
    Recording Secretary - Michael E. Boonie
    Trustee - Robert R. Bair
    Trustee - Terry G. Dick
    Trustee - Mary L. William

                      

                                        



                    1994-1995-1996                                                                      1997-1998-1999

    President/Business Agent - Earl W. Lutz                                      President/Business Agent - Earl W. Lutz
    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Jeff McGhee    Secretary Treasurer/Business Agent - Jeff McGhee
    Vice President/Business Agent - Robert R. Bair                Vice President/Business Agent - Paul J. Helton
    Recording Secretary - Richard F. Way                                           Recording Secretary - Richard F. Way
    Trustee - Steve Cleaver                                                                                        Trustee - Steve Cleaver
    Trustee - Luther W. Musser                                                                              Trustee - Luther W. Musser
    Trustee - Mary L. Williams                                                                                Trustee - Mary L. Williams

                  

                                 



                     2000-2001-2002                                          2003-2004-2005
     
    President/Business Agent - Kim L. Yearick                     President/Business Agent- Kim L. Yearick
    Sec/Treasurer/Bus Agent - Jeffrey E. 'Jigs' Poorman     Sec/Treasurer/Bus Agent – Jeffrey E. “Jigs” Poorman
    Vice President - Richard F. Way                                     Vice President – Ernie Rupert
    Recording Secretary - Robert D. Hutchison                    Recording Secretary – Terry Chandler
    Trustee - Steve Cleaver                                                  Trustee – Ed Behrer
    Trustee - Luther W. Musser                                             Trustee – Linda Price
    Trustee - Mary L. Williams                                              Trustee -  Donald ‘Butch’ Eckley

                   

                    


       

                     


    Interesting Facts

    Teamsters Local 8 was originally chartered on 1 December 1968 as the Scholastic Technical Services Employees and Professional and Office Employees. The original signers of the charter were Fred L. Sweeley, Arlene F. Delallo, William E. Mowery, Kenneth H. Dixon, Ned Hockenbrock, Gerald E. Bressler, Leonard D. Hardy Sr. and Lewis S. Jodon.

    The only work stoppage at The Pennsylvania State University occurred in 1978.

    Effective July 1, 1969 the "Job Grade Rate" for a grade 10 was   $2.15 per hour.  For a grade 1, the rate was  $3.79. A grade 6 made  $2.75 per hour.




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