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President-Principal Officer
John Gibson

Email:

Phone:
202.636.8170

John originally joined the Teamsters in 1980 in the freight industry working for companies such as Preston Trucking, St. Johnsbury, Pilot Motor Freight and Yellow Freight. He served as a shop steward for 10 of those years while attending the George Meany College for Labor Studies. He focused on collective bargaining and organizing. In 1997, he went to work for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in the Field Services Division while working on the National Master Freight Agreement.

In 1998 John was appointed to the position of organizer at Local 639. Companies such as Aggregate Industries, DynCorp, Airgas, Melwood, UPS Freight, Peapod, Kraft/Nabisco, Waste Management, BFI, Clark Construction, New Horizon and others were organized by John with the collective efforts of members and agents of 639.

In 2000, John Gibson was appointed and subsequently elected as Business Agent and in 2004 was elected Secretary Treasurer and has been re-elected by the members to this position in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019. John was appointed to the position of President in September 2019. 

John serves his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities; 

  • Teamsters Local 639 President-Principal Officer 
  • Teamsters Local 639 Secretary Treasurer (2004-2019)
  • Shop Steward Yellow Freight
  • Chairman of the MD/DC Joint Area Freight Committee
  • NMFA- National Master Freight Agreement
  • UPS AAPGC Negotiating committee
  • UPS Freight Negotiating Committee
  • Teamsters Local 639 Health and Welfare and Pension Fund- Trustee
  • ABF National Master Freight Negotiating Committee
  • Delegate to the Washington Metropolitan Council
  • Elected Delegate to the Teamsters National Convention (2001, 2006, 2011, 2016)
  • Local 639 Business Agent 2000 to 2004

John represents the following companies,

  • ABF
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS Freight
  • DynCorp International



Secretary-Treasurer
William Davis

Email:

Phone:
202.636.8170 X 210

Bill began his Teamster career in 1986 when he went to work as a freight driver for APA Transport at Local 557 in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1994, Bill joined Local 639 as a Tractor Trailer Driver for Giant Food in Landover, Maryland. In 2001, Bill’s fellow Teamster members at Giant Food elected him to the position of shop steward, a position he held until 2010. In 2010, Bill was appointed as a Business Agent by the Executive Board of Local 639 and was subsequently re-elected in 2013, 2016 and 2019. Bill was appointed to his current position of Secertary-Treasurer by the Excutive Board in October of 2020.  

Bill has served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamsters Local 639 Secretary-Treasurer 
  • Teamsters Local 639 Business Agent (2010-2020)
  • Chairman of the Teamster Local 246 Pension Trust Funds
  • Trustee on the Teamster 639 Health Plans
  • Delegate to the Baltimore-DC Metro Building and Construction Trades Council  
  • Union Chairman of the Trade Show Management-Labor Committee 
  • Delegate to the Washington Metro Council AFL-CIO 
  • Elected Delegate to the Teamsters National Convention (2011, 2016)
  • Graduate of Teamsters Basis Academy
  • Shop Steward Giant Food (2001-2010)  

Bill represents members at the following Companies;

  • Movie & Film Companies
  • Trade Show Companies
  • Construction Companies 
  • Ruan Transportation
  • Dean Dairy  
  • Giant Food 
  • Marva Maid Dairy
  • MD/VA Milk Producers Cooperative (Laural MD)
  • Capitol Paving 



Vice President
Wayne Settles

Email:

Phone:
202.636.8170 X 213

Wayne’s career as a Teamster began in 1980 when he started working for Giant Food as a dairyman. In 2002, Wayne was elected by his fellow Teamster members to represent them as their Shop Steward. In 2010, Wayne was elected as a Trustee of Local 639 and in 2010 was appointed to the position of Business Agent and re-elected to that position in 2013 and 2016. Wayne was promoted to the position of Vice President on January 1, 2017 and re-elected to the position of Vice President in 2019. 

Wayne has served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Vice President (2017-present)
  • Business Agent (2010-2016)
  • Local 639 Executive Borad Trustee (2010)
  • Trustee for Teamsters Local 639 Pension and Health Trust Funds
  • Elected Delegate to 2011, 2016 Teamsters National Convention
  • Graduate of the Teamsters BASIS Academy
  • Graduate of the Teamsters N.O.T.E. Academy

Wayne represents his members at the following Companies;

  • Aramark Rail Services LLC
  • Sodexo
  • District of Columbia Public Schools
  • First Transit/Vango
  • George Washington University – Transportation
  • S. Freedman & Sons
  • MGM (Limo and Warehouse)
  • Trax International 




Recording Secretary
Rob Reddix

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 X 216

Rob began his Teamster career at UPS as a part time package handler in 1990 after an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps. In 1993 Rob took a job as a package car driver in the Alexandria, Virginia UPS facility. In 2005, Rob’s leadership abilities earned him a position as a Shop Steward until 2008 when he was appointed as a Business Agent at Local 639 and subsequently re-elected in 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019. Rob was appointed to the position of Recording-Secretary in September 2019. 

Rob has served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamsters Local 639 Recording-Secretary 
  • Teamsters Local 639 Business Agent (2008-2019)
  • Shop Steward UPS (2005-2008)
  • Elected Delegate to the Teamsters National Convention (2011, 2016)
  • Member of the UPS Atlantic Area Supplemental Negotiating Committee
  • Member of the UPS Atlantic Area Parcel Grievance Committee

Rob represents his members at the following Companies;

  • UPS-Dulles 
  • UPS-Fairfax 
  • UPS-Leesburg
  • UPS-Manassas
  • UPS-Reston 
  • UPS-Newington
  • J.J. Taylor
  • Gate Gourmet



Trustee
DaWayne Epps


DaWayne's career as a 639 Teamster began while working at Giant Food Dairy warehouse processing milk in June 1986. DaWayne has proven time and again he is a true Teamster who works tirelessly for the members at Marva Maid. In 2010 DaWayne was elected to the position of Shop Steward. DaWayne comes to every meeting at the Local and has volunteered every year to raise money for the Scholarship Program. DaWayne was appointed to the position of Trustee in October 2019.

DaWayne serves his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamster Local 639 Exective Board Trustee 
  • Shop Steward (2010-2019)



Trustee
Sandra Hodges


Sandra was elected to the position of Trustee by the members in 2019.   

Shop Steward at Sodexo 




Trustee
Robert Peterson


Robert started his career at DCPS as a driver in 1987. Robert was elected as a Shop Steward in 2005 by his fellow workers and was appointed to the position of Trustee to the Executive Board at Local 639 in 2010 and elected to the position of Trustee by the members in 2013, 2016 and 2019.

Robert serves the members of Local 639 in the following capacities:

  • Shop Steward at DCPS (2005-present)
  • Trustee to the Executive Board of Local 639 (2010-present)
     



Business Agent
Chuck Bollino

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 ext 214

Chuck’s career as a Teamster began in 1984 as a package car driver at UPS. In 1988, Chuck’s fellow Teamster employees recognized his leadership abilities and elected him as their shop steward. Chuck’s steady approach to resolving workplace issues earned the respect of the leadership of Local 639 and in 2010 he was elected as a Trustee of Local 639 and re-elected in 2013. Chuck was appointed to the position of Business Agent in 2016 and elected to the position of Business Agent in 2019. Chuck enjoys spending time with his extended family when he is not working.

Chuck has served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;   

  • Business Agent (2016- present)  
  • Shop Steward UPS (1988-2016)
  • Teamsters Local 639 Executive Board Trustee (2010-2016)
  • Elected Delegate to the Teamsters National Convention (2011, 2016)
  • Graduate of the Teamsters N.O.T.E. Academy

Chuck represents the following companys;

  • UPS Burtonsville
  • UPS College Park
  • UPS Columbia
  • UPS Laurel
  • UPS Montgomery
  • Providence Hospital 
  • Quickway
  • Martin Brower

 




Business Agent
Scott Clark

Email:

Phone:
202.636.8170 X 217

Scott’s career as a Teamster began in 2006 when he became a driver with the District of Columbia Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services. The following year, 2007, Scott’s fellow Teamster members recognized Scott’s drive for a strong voice on the job and elected him as their Shop Steward. Soon after, in 2010, Local 639 saw in Scott a strong desire to stand as an advocate for all members and appointed him as an Organizer. The following year, 2011, Scott was appointed as a Business Agent and then re-elected again in 2013, 2016 and 2019. 

Scott has served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacity;

  • Graduate of the Teamsters BASIS Academy
  • Organized Veolia Transportation/Metro Access
  • Organized MDV/Nash Finch
  • Local 639 Business Agent (2011-present)

Scott represents his members at the following Companies;

  • Sodexo
  • District of Columbia Department of General Services
  • District of Columbia Public Schools
  • Metro Mechanical
  • Republic National Distributors
  • United States Capitol Police
  • US Capitol Sargeant at Arms
  • TransDev/Metro Access
  • TransDev/The Bus
  • Breakthru Beverage
  • Metropolitan Meat
  • MGM (Front Desk and PBX)
  • SP Plus 



Business Agent
Mark Grinevicius

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 ext 212

Mark joined the Teamsters in 1992 as a part time UPS package loader in the Burtonsville, MD location. In 1998 he was awarded a full time combination job as a Carwash/Preloader. He became a full time Preloader and Steward in 2001. Mark was appointed to Business Agent in early 2018 and elected to that position in the fall of 2018. Mark is a third generation Teamster and proud to be a member of Local 639.

Mark has served his follow Teamsters in the following capacity: 

  • Teamster Local 639 Business Agent
  • UPS Shop Steward 2001-2017
  • UPS Preloader 2001-2017

Mark represents employees at the following Companies;

  • Aluma Systems
  • Clark Construction
  • Daycon
  • QCD 
  • Giant Delivery-Peapod 
  • Transdev (Lorton VA)
  • Spartan Nash 
  • Melwood
  • UPS-Waldorf 



Business Agent
Roland Davis

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 X 211

Roland joined Local 639 in May 1988 as a part time UPS worker. In 1990 he became a package car driver and in 1994 started working as a feeder driver at UPS. In 2005 Roland started working for Safeway as a tractor trailer driver and was elected as a Shop Steward in 2016. Roland was appointed to the Executive Board of Local 639 as a Trustee in the fall of 2016. Roland was promoted and appointed to the position of Business Agent in August of 2017 and elected to the position of Business Agent in 2019.

  • Teamsters Local 639 Business Agent (2017-present)
  • Teamster Local 639 Trustee (2016-2017)
  • Safeway Driver and Shop Steward (2005-2017) 
  • Package and Feeder Driver UPS (1988-2005)

Roland represents employees at the following Companies;

  • Seabury
  • Lamar & Wallace Inc.
  • Hutchison International
  • Super Concrete
  • Merit Concrete
  • WMATA Special Police
  • Waste Management
  • Airgas
  • Stromberg Sheet Metal
  • Crane Rental



Business Agent
Thomas "Ed" Spillman

Email:

Phone:
202.636.8170

Ed started his Teamster career at United Parcel Service in 2001 as a Package Car Driver in Burtonsville MD. In 2008 Ed was elected by his fellow employees at UPS to the position of Shop Steward. In 2020 Ed was appointed to the position of Business Agent for Local 639 by the Exective Board.

Ed served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamsters Local 639 Business Agent (2020-present)
  • Shop Steward UPS (2008-2020)

Ed represents members at the following Companies,

  • UPS Gaithersburg
  • UPS Alexandria-Old Town
  • UPS Arlington-Falls Church 
  • UPS Woodbridge
  • UPS Feeder Drivers
  • ALSCO
  • Noland Company 
  • Phillips Programs
  • TW Perry
  • Repaintex



Business Agent
Cory Brown

Email:

Phone:
202.636.8170 ext 215

Cory started his Teamster career at Red Star Trucking with Teamster Local 355. In 2001 Cory Joined the US Army and earned an honorable discharge for his service to his country. Cory became a 639 member when he started with UPS in 2006. In 2013 Cory was elected Shop Steward by his fellow members at UPS. In 2020 Cory was appointed to the position of Business Agent by the Executive Board of Local 639.

Cory represents his members in the following capacity;

  • Business Agent (2020-present)
  • Shop Steward UPS (2013-2020)

Cory represents the following companies; 

  • Fort Myer 
  • UPS DC-Metro-Anacostia
  • UPS Embassy-University
  • UPS Landover 
  • UPS Prince Georges 



Business Agent
Darryl Haden

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170

Darryl was a Shop Steward at UPS Freight for many years and was appointed to the position of Business Agent in 2014 and elelcted to the position of Business Agent in 2016 and re-elected in 2019.   

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Darryl represents members at the following companies;

  • Boiler and Furnace
  • Sodexo
  • DCPS (Wards 5,6,7,8) 
  • OSSE (NY AVE)
  • MV Transportation 
  • Transitions Healtcare
  • LBM
  • MGM (Gardeners)




Office Manager/Titan Operator
Alethia Wallace

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 X 203

Alethia has been a Teamster since 1996, and is currently the Office Manager/TITAN Operator of Local 639. She also coordinates the annual Teamster Local 639 Golf Scholarship Tournament.

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Book Keeper/Titan Operator
Barbara Rollison

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 X 202

Barbara stated her career at Local 639 in 2020 as the Bookkeeper for Local 639.  She also assist's with the Movie members.  Barbara really enjoys her job here at the Local helping and supporting the membership.




Executive Assistant
Rochelle Kidd

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 X 208

Shelly became a Teamster in 1999 when she was working as a Mental Health Technician at Riverside Hospital. She was a Shop Steward until Riverside closed in 2008. She then came to work as an Administrative Assistant at the Local providing clerical support to the Officers and Business Agents of Local 639. 




Administration Assistant
Ashley Hanratty

Email:

Phone:
202-636-8170 ext 201



 
 
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