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Hall elected BLET national president


The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen yesterday announced the election of Edward Hall as its next national president.

Hall's four-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2023, BLET officials said in a press release. Twenty-five other National Division officers were elected under four-year terms, also effective Jan. 1.

The slate of new officers includes Mark Wallace, first vice president; David Estes, national secretary-treasurer; and Vince Verna, VP and national legislative representative.

Seven other VPs were elected: William Lyons, L. Randy Fannon, Peter Semenek, Rick Gibbons, James Louis, Garrison Best and J. Alan Holdcraft.

The new trustees are Patrick Driscoll, Kyle Bagby and Richard Crow.

Click here for the full list of officers, including alternates.