Board of Trustees
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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.
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.
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.
Michael Coleman serves as the Business Manager of Local 33, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was appointed as a Labor Trustee on the National Pension Fund in August 2015.
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.
Thomas Szymczak started his sheet metal career as an apprentice in the mid 1970’s.
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.