Business Manager & Financial Secretary

Mark D. Saba
msaba@smw80.org

Mark began his apprenticeship with Local 80 in 1980 and achieved Journeymen status in 1983. He was a field foreman for Cooney Engineering until 2005 and was elected Business Agent in June of that year. He was reelected for a second term in 2008 and then was appointed Business Manager/Financial Secretary by the Executive Board in 2010. He was reelected twice, in 2011 and 2014. He served one term as a Union Trustee and was elected to Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) in 1993 until present. He currently serves as a Trustee on Pension, Health Insurance, Sub and Collection Funds. Married for 31 years, Mark has a daughter, Amber, and a son, Jake.

Business Representatives

Eric D. McPherson
emcpherson@smw80.org

Eric started his career as a Decker & Sider in August 1987 and has been a member of Local 80 ever since. He’s attended number upgrading classes and was appointed chief steward and job steward on many job sites. He has been a Business Agent in 2005 and a member of the General Presidents Club for International Political Action since 2001. He was elected as a Sheet Metal Workers Local 80 General Fund Trustee, served as Vice President on the Local 80 Executive Board and is currently serving his fifth term as a Local 80 Insurance Fund Trustee. Eric volunteers for many union activities including Chairman of the Local 80 Golf Outing benefiting “Dollars Against Diabetes”, Local 80 picnic, Labor Day parade and motorcycle outing.

Tim Mulligan
tmulligan@smw80.org

Tim is a member in good standing for 28 years and has held many positions within Local 80, including: General Fund Trustee (3 years), E-board member (3 years), Sub Fund Trustee (4 years) and Job Site Steward.

Jason Grunenwald
jgrenenwald@smw80.org

Jason is a proud sheet metal worker and father of three. A former Marine and graduate of Labor Studies Center at Wayne State University, he is dedicated to representing the membership of Local 80.

Chip Herndon
cherndon@smw80.org

Chip is a proud member of Local 80 since 1982. He graduated the apprentice program and has been a Journeyman, Foreman and Superintendent/Estimator. Working as management, he deals with members, contractors, general contractors and other building trades. Chip is the proud father of three sons

Organizer & Marketing Representative

Charles (Charlie) M. Taormina
ctaormina@smw80.org

Charlie has been a member in good standing of Local 80 for over forty years. He completed the apprenticeship program and many up grading classes. He has been a member of the Joint Apprentice and Training Committee since 1979, an elected organizer from 1993-1999 and was reappointed in 2008 to the position he currently holds. He is the current chairman for the Local 80 picnic committee and a former player/manger of the softball team. Charlie believes that effective organizing is the key to a strong, progressive union.

Office Staff

Admin | Judi
judi@smw80.org

Admin | Brittany
brittany@smw80.org

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