Eugene A. DeLorme
President, Principle Officer
David W. Weilert
Recording Secretary, B.A
Richard T. Militello
Kevin M. McIntosh
John C. Emrich
- Executive Board Members
Eugene A. DeLorme
President, PEO/Business Agent
In 1979 Gene began his career as a Teamster while working at
United Parcel Service as an Automotive Mechanic. During his
tenure at UPS he held several mechanical and plant engineering
Gene was elected Chief Steward in 1988. In 1994 he was
appointed Sergeant-At-Arms and shortly after in 1996 Gene was
appointed to the position of Trustee on the Teamsters Local 118
In 1998 another opportunity to represent the membership
presented itself. The Local 118 Executive Board appointed Gene
as a Full Time Business Agent. In 2000 he successfully
completed the Teamsters Leadership Academy for Union Officers.
Gene was elected to the position of Vice-President with
Teamsters Local 118 in 2003. He currently also serves as
Vice-President on the Joint Council #46 Executive Board.
In addition to his duties as President of Teamsters Local 118,
Gene is also co-chairman on the Upstate New York UPS Discharge
and Suspension Panel. As a member of the UPS Upstate
Negotiating Committee, he helped negotiate the 2002 UPS Local
Supplemental Agreement. Gene also serves as the Vice-President
of the Rochester & Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation
Executive Board and sits on the United Way Community Service
Gene currently represents:
United Parcel Service-Rochester,
Henrietta, Batavia & Geneva Centers; Empire Warehouse; Lake
Beverage; Unisource; Rochester Beer & Beverage and the Greece
Central School District Transportation Department.
Chris Toole was hired at United
Parcel Service in the Rochester Center in 1983 as a part-timer
on the Local Sort. He was promoted to a full-time Package Car
position in 1985. Chris was appointed to the position of
Assistant Union Steward in 1990 and became Chief Steward in
In 1994 Chris was appointed as
Flag Bearer for Teamsters Local 118, and moved to the position
of Sgt-At-Arms in 1996.
Chris was appointed to the
position of Secretary-Treasurer in 2003, and has been re-elected
to this position every year since. He was also named to the
Board of Directors or the B.T.A. Credit Union and currently
serves as the Board’s Secretary and Supervisory Committee Chair.
In 2005 Chris was appointed to the Rochester Area Construction &
Materials Annuity and Benefit Fund as a Labor Trustee.
Secretary-Treasurer Toole sits on
the New York State Joint Area Committee for the National Master
Freight Agreement, the panel for the National Master DHL
Agreement, the UPS Freight Eastern Region Joint Area Committee
and was recently placed on the New York State Supplemental UPS
Committee. He also sits on the Rochester Building & Construction
Chris was appointed as a Trustee
to the Joint Council 46 Executive Board in 2011.
represents members at the following companies:
Express, Gates Highway, High Falls Brewery, Hanson Aggregates
(Scottsville, Pavilion, Clarendon, Phelps, Penn Yan and Honeoye
Falls), Iroquois Rock, Manitou Construction, NY Trailways,
Western Bituminous, ABF Freight, New Penn, YRC Worldwide
Freight. He also negotiates the contracts for Wegmans Food
Markets and the Greece Central School District.
Christopher can be reached at
Paul A. Markwitz
began his Teamster career as a member of Local 118 working
at Spartan Beverage for 11 years. During this time he was
also elected Union Steward by his co-workers.
In 1993 he began working for
Genesee Brewery where he became an elected Union Steward and
a member of their Negotiation Committee.
He was appointed as a Trustee
of Local 791, later becoming a full time Business Agent for
the their Local. Paul eventually became President of Local
791 and in cooperation with Local 118 helped facilitate the
merger of both Locals.
Currently Paul is a Trustee -
Business Agent for Local 118, and he is Recording-Secretary
of Joint Council #46, in addition, he sits on the board of
numerous pension and health funds associated with Local
Paul represents members at
Town of Walworth,
Highfalls Brewery, Lake Beverage, TV-13, Comac, Domine,
Palmer Food Service,
Sealand Construction, Associated
Textile, Bradco Supply, BTA Credit Union, CP Ward,
Interstate Brands, Miller Brick, Weckesser Brick, Weston
RTS, Brighton DPW, American
Time Companies, and Upstate Milk Co-op,as well as the
Townships of Niles, Sennett and Skaneateles and the Villages
of Lyons, Sodus Point and Wolcott. Email Paul at
David W. Weilert
Dave joined the Teamsters
in 1984, upon accepting a job at Wegmans. Soon after he was
elected as one of their Union Stewards. In 1989 Dave was
promoted to Wegmans, Brooks Ave. facility where he was again
elected Union Steward. Dave eventually was appointed Head
Steward of the Meat Depot and has been on the Negotiation
Committee since his appointment in 1989. Among his various
duties working for the members, he was in charge of the
Teamsters-Wegmans Sunshine Club.
In 1988 Dave was elected to the position of
Trustee on Local 118’s Executive Board. In 2009 Dave was
appointed to a full-time job with the Local as an Organizer. On
January 5, 2011 Dave was sworn in as Local 118’s
Recording-Secretary and Business Agent. Dave is the longest
sitting Executive Board member of Local 118 With over 22 years
Dave continues his role as Organizer as well as taking over the
duties of Business Agent at Auburn Cement, B&S Trucking, Barr
Transportation, Elderlee, Mapleton Transport, Poppas Trucking
and Wegmans. E-mail Dave at
Dick was hired at Wegmans in 1975, as a part time employee in the warehouse and in 1977 was promoted as a full
time warehouseman. In 1978 he transferred into the transportation as a driver.
In 1996 he became an Alternate Steward, then in 1997 he ran unopposed and became the fulltime 1st shift-driving
Steward for the transportation department.
In 2002 he was considered by the executive board, then appointed to a door position as the Flag Bearer. Then
in 2003 was appointed then elected as a Trustee on the Executive Board where his responsibilities to the membership
As a concerned member from the start he has always been an active Teamster in participating in every election
and contract. With hard work, honesty and determination some of his goals have been made.
Email Richard at
Barbeto grew up in a large union family. Many of his family
members belonged to unions including, The Teamsters, The
Amalgamated Clothing and Textiles Workers (now Workers United),
The United Food and Commercial Workers, and The United Auto
Workers. From the age of 4 through 25 he even lived on South
“Union” Street in Ogden.
One of the
proudest moments in Tim’s life was in early 1990 when he was
hired at Wegmans Food Markets and became a Teamster like his
father. The first four years he worked as a mechanized and
automated systems mechanic in the Skilled Trades department, he
then achieved his Master Electricians License and currently
holds the position of Electrician.
active member, Tim has attended nearly every monthly General
Membership meeting since he started. He has also been seen at
many rallies and walking on picket lines. As a representative,
he’s elevated up from alternate steward to steward to Lead
Steward, as well as being appointed to the door as Warden. He
also played a strong role in negotiating the current collective
bargaining agreement at Wegmans and continues to be a valuable
asset in its interpretation.
also very active in the Labor community as a whole. He holds the
position of Trustee on the Rochester Labor Council, sits on the
board of the Ronald G. Pettengill Labor Education Fund, plays an
active role as a member of the Labor and Employment Relations
Association of Rochester, and also volunteers with the United
Way on their labor campaigns.
Tim’s education and recognition includes;
the Rochester Institute of Technology
Cornell University’s School of Industrial Labor Relations
the Union Community Assistance Network leadership program
workshops and seminars
Rochester Labor Council’s “Leaders of Tomorrow” award
Way’s “Rising Star” award
certificates of recognition
mission is to strengthen and advance our union to improve the
lives for working families and to bring economic justice to the
workplace. He believes whole heartedly in the Labor Movement and
has a natural born passion for it. Just talk to him once and you
Since becoming a member at United Parcel Service in 1990, Jeff
Sargent was promoted from the position of casual driver to the
Feeder Department where he later became a Union Steward. Jeff
was elected Chief Steward for the Henrietta facility in 2011. In
January of 2011 he was appointed as a Trustee on the Teamsters
Local 118 Executive Board. Jeff's brother, Kevin Sargent, was a
Local 118 Teamster member for 30 years before retiring from Red
Star Express and New Penn Motor Express.
Kevin McIntosh was hired at
Wegmans Food Markets in 1977. In 1983 he then joined the
Teamsters as a Wegmans warehouseman. Kevin then ran for and was
elected by his peers to be a Union Steward for the Frozen Food
Department in 1984. This was the start of his 20 years of
service and involvement in 7 separate contract negotiations.
Later in 1996 Kevin was
appointed Sergeant-at-Arms by the Teamsters Local 118 executive
board. That same year, Kevin was asked to be the Head Steward
for all of Wegmans Warehousing and Driving divisions.
In 2003 Kevin was voted to the
position of Chief Steward. He was honored with the opportunity
to represent all fellow Wegmans Teamsters.
In 2004 Kevin was asked by the
Teamsters Local 118 Executive Board to become a Business Agent.
As a Business Agent his responsibilities have been expanded to
not only cover Wegmans Warehousing, Driving, Skilled Trades and
General Merchandise Divisions but also to other companies such
as Staples, Southern Wine & Spirits and B. Giambrone’s & Company
Inc. He has also organized and represents the Highway
Departments for the Village of Pittsford, Town of Springwater
and the Water Department for the Town of Jerusalem.
John C. Emrich
Emrich first became a Teamster in 1976 when he started work at
the Genesee Brewing Company as a Forklift/Machine Operator. Soon
after he started at the Brewery he was elected Union Steward in
warehousing. He has been involved in negotiating most of the
Collective Bargaining Agreements at the Brewery.
In 1982 John enrolled in the
Cornell University Labor Studies Program where he graduated. His
formal education included Labor Law, Collective Bargaining, and
In 2001 he was appointed as
Business Agent for Teamsters Union Local 791. Since that time he
has been involved in numerous negotiations with many of the
companies that were under Local 791.
John currently is a Business
Agent for Teamsters Union Local 118.
John represents members at the
following companies: Kraft Foods of North America,
O-AT-KA Milk Coop., Angelica Textiles, Aramark
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Phone: (585) 256-1350
Fax: (585) 256-1429
President Gene DeLorme,
Vice-President Paul Markwitz
Secretary-Treasurer Chris Toole,
Recording Secretary and Organizer,
Call David Weilert.
Business Agent Kevin McIntosh,
Business Agent John Emrich,
Field Agent, Michael J. Maynard
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