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President-Principal Officer

John Gibson

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 and re-elected to the position of President for the 2022-2024 term. 

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, 2021)
  • Local 639 Business Agent 2000 to 2004

John represents the following companies,

  • ABF
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS Freight
  • DynCorp International



Email:
Phone:
202.636.8170
Secretary-Treasurer

William Davis

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 Executive Board in October of 2020 and re-elected to the position of Secertary-Treasurer for the 2022-2024 term.  

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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, 2021)
  • 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 



Email:
Phone:
202.636.8170 X 210
Vice President

Wayne Settles

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 and 2022. 

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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, 2021 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 




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Phone:
202.636.8170 X 213
Recording Secretary

Rob Reddix

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 and re-elected to the position of Recording-Secretary for the 2022-2024 term. 

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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, 2021)
  • Member of the UPS Atlantic Area Supplemental Negotiating Committee
  • Member of the UPS Atlantic Area Parcel Grievance Committee
  • Member of the UPS/IBT National Negotiating Committee
  • Member of the UPS/IBT National Safety & Health Committee
  • Member of the UPS/IBT National Grievance Committee
  • OSHA General Industry Certified
  • Graduate of Teamsters Basis Academy

Rob represents his members at the following Companies;

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



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Phone:
202-636-8170 X 216
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 and elected to the position of Trustee for the 2022-2024 term.

DaWayne serves his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamster Local 639 Exective Board Trustee 
  • Shop Steward (2010-2019)
  • Elected Delegate to the 2021 Teamsters National Convention 



Trustee

Joe Freeman

Joe is a 31 year Teamster and has been a Shop Steward at Giant Foods for 6 years. Joe has been elected to the position of Trustee of Local 639 for the 2022-2024 term. 

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

  • Shop Steward at Giant Foods (2014-present)
  • Trustee to the Executive Board of Local 639 
     



Trustee

Sandra Hodges

Sandra was elected to the position of Trustee by the members in 2019 and for the 2022-2024 term.   

Shop Steward at Sodexo 




Business Agent

Chuck Bollino

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 and re-elected for the 2022-2024 term. Chuck enjoys spending time with his extended family when he is not working.

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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

 




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Phone:
202-636-8170 ext 214
Business Agent

Scott Clark

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, 2019 and for the 2022-2024 term. 

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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 



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Phone:
202.636.8170 X 217
Business Agent

Mark Grinevicius

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 and re-elected for the 2022-2024 term. Mark is a third generation Teamster and proud to be a member of Local 639.

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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 
  • Melwood
  • UPS-Waldorf 



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Phone:
202-636-8170 ext 212
Business Agent

Roland Davis

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 and re-elected for the 2022-2024 term.

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  • 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
  • Hutchison International
  • Super Concrete
  • Merit Concrete
  • WMATA Special Police
  • Waste Management
  • Airgas
  • Stromberg Sheet Metal
  • Crane Rental
  • Spartan Nash 



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Phone:
202-636-8170 X 211
Business Agent

Ed Spilman

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 Executive Board and re-elected for the 2022-2024 term.

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Ed served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamsters Local 639 Business Agent (2020-present)
  • Shop Steward UPS (2008-2020)
  • Elected as Delegate to the 2021 Teamster National Convention
  • Graduate of Teamsters Basis Academy 
  • Member of the Teamsters Local 639 Bylaws Committee 

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



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Phone:
202.636.8170 x 207
Business Agent

Darryl Haden

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 and 2022. Elected as Delegate to the 2021 Teamsters National Convention  

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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 
  • Capitol City Healtcare 
  • LBM
  • MGM (Gardeners)




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Phone:
202-636-8170 x 220
Business Agent

Cory Brown

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 and elected to the position of Business Agent for the 2022-2024 term.

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Cory represents his members in the following capacity;

  • Business Agent (2020-present)
  • Shop Steward UPS (2013-2020)
  • Elected as Delegate to the 2021 Teamsters National Convention
  • Graduate of Teamsters Basis Academy 

Cory represents the following companies; 

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



Email:
Phone:
202.636.8170 ext 215
Business Agent

John Estes

John’s career as a Teamster began in 1995 as a delivery driver for Martin-Brower in Manassas, Virginia.John’s strong advocacy for worker’s rights, his leadership skills and his vast knowledge of the contract was quickly recognized by his fellow Teamsters and he was elected shop steward in 1999. He has served on several negotiating committees during his tenure and has fought hard to increase wages and improve working conditions. Due to John’s continued hard work and dedication to the membership John was promoted to the position of Business Agent in November of 2020 by the Executive Board of Local 639 and re-elected to the position of Business Agent for the 2022-2024 term.

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John served his fellow Teamsters in the following capacities;

  • Teamsters Local 639 Business Agent (2020-present)
  • Shop Steward Martin-Brower (1999-2020)
  • Martin-Brower Negotiating Committee (1999-2020)
  • B.A.S.I.S graduate
  • Elected as Delegate to the 2021 Teamsters National Convention 

John represents members at the following companies,

  • Martin-Brower Manassas, Virginia
  • Martin-Brower, Severn, Maryland
  • Gate Gourmet, Chantilly, Virginia
  • ACTS - Gate 
  • Transdev (Lorton VA)



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Phone:
202-636-8170 x 204
Office Manager/Titan Operator
Alethia Wallace

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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Phone:
202-636-8170 X 203
Book Keeper/Titan Operator
Barbara Rollison

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.




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Phone:
202-636-8170 X 202
Executive Assistant

Rochelle Kidd

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. 

Elected Delegate to the 2021 Teamsters National Convention 




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Phone:
202-636-8170 X 208
Administration Assistant
Ashley Hanratty

Email:
Phone:
202-636-8170 ext 201

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Teamsters Local 639
3100 Ames Pl. NE
Washington, DC 20018
  202.636.8170

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