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Board of Trustees

The Fund operates under the direction of a Board of Trustees, consisting of eight Trustees, four appointed by the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association and four by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association. Email the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Joseph Lansdell

SMACNA President

Joseph Lansdell serves as the 2017 President of SMACNA National. Joseph has been actively involved in SMACNA and the industry for more than 27 years, serving as a member of:  SMACNA’s Board of Directors, The Legislative Committee, SMAC PAC, SFUA Article 10 panelist, NEMI trustee, Project Management Task Force, Strategic Planning Task Force and The Budget and Finance Committee.

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Joseph Sellers, Jr.

Chairman and Labor Trustee

Joseph Sellers, Jr., has risen steadily in his 36 years as an industry professional and union official. A second-generation sheet metal worker, his background includes managing the union and its affiliates at every level as well as many years as a leader in education.

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Ron Palmerick

Co-Chair and Management Trustee

Ron Palmerick is a third-generation sheet metal worker and accountant.  Ron is a recent past president of SMACNA and has served on the SMACNA Board of Directors from 1993 to 1997.

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Patrick Landgraf

Labor Trustee

Patrick Landgraf serves as Business Manager and President of Local 18, Milwaukee, WI.

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Bruce Stockwell

Management Trustee

Bruce J. Stockwell is a partner and vice-president of U.S. Sheet Metal, Inc., since 1972.  He served an apprenticeship at Local 7 beginning 1958. 

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Michael Coleman

Labor Trustee

Michael Coleman serves as the Business Manager of Local 33, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Rich McClees

Labor Trustee

Richard McClees has been working in the industry for over 40 years after starting as a production worker in Local 206 in San Diego. Since that time he built a career that saw him immersed in every facet of the sheet metal industry while he held virtually every position at every level of our union.

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Thomas Szymczak

Management Trustee

Thomas Szymczak started his sheet metal career as an apprentice in the mid 1970’s. 

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