Jeff joined Teamsters Local 686 as a Seasonal Shipper/Warehouseman with Continental Baking Company in 1986, and became full-time in 1987.
In 1991 Jeff became a Route Sales Representative for S.B. Thomas
(Thomas’ English Muffins), and in 1993 he was elected as Chief Shop Steward for all Thomas locations in Massachusetts representing approximately one hundred members.
In 1994 Jeff was elected to the Executive Board of Local 686 as Recording-Secretary. In 1997 Jeff was elected as Secretary/Treasurer and became a full-time Business Agent, and in 2000 he became the President and Principal Officer of Local 686.
In 2001 Jeff co-chaired the Local 686 committee that was responsible for the merger of Local 686 into Local 633.
In addition to his duties as a Business Agent for Local 633, Jeff works for Joint Council 10 as a Field Representative, and serves as Secretary/Treasurer on the New England Bakery Drivers’ Council. He is a Policy Committee member for the Teamsters National Bakery Conference, and he serves as Trustee for the New England Teamsters Bakery and Sales Drivers Savings and Investment Plan, as well as the New England Teamsters Bakery and Sales Drivers Severance Pay Plan. Jeff serves as a Local 633 representative on the Multi-Plant Grievance Committee Arbitration Panel, as well as Chairman of Tri-Sate Arbitration.
Jeff currently represents our members at Airgas East, Anheuser-Busch, Atkinson Police Department, Coca Cola, Derry New Hampshire Department of Public Works, First Student locations in Salem, Nashua and Plaistow, Entenmann’s Baking, Freihofer Baking, Frito Lay, G&K Uniform, Interstate Bakeries(IBC), Kraft-Nabisco, New Hampshire Distributors, Pepsi, Plaistow Police Department, Rockingham County Corrections, Rockingham County Dispatchers, Rockingham County Deputy Sheriffs, Rockingham County Corrections Supervisors, Rockingham County Dispatch Supervisors, Rockingham County Maintenance & Engineering, Rockingham County Attorneys, and Thomas’ English Muffins.
Jeff coordinates Local 633’s school to work initiative working with school age children from elementary through high school and college regarding the benefits of belonging to the Teamsters.
Jeff was elected to serve at the International Convention in 2001, 2006 and 2011.