Dues Department contact Garrett at (313) 965-9833 ext. 239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Accounts Receivable and Payables contact Laura at (313) 965-9833 ext. 223 or email email@example.com
Contracts contact Heather at (313) 965-9833 ext. 240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Officers, Business Agents and Organizers
Mike Martin – President
Mike started with Local 337 in 1969 at Seven Up Beverage. He later became a semi- driver and went to work for Spartan stores in 1977. He was elected Union steward in 1979 and remained one for 17 years. In 1996, he was hired by Local 337 as a Business Agent/Organizer. In 2005 Mike was appointed by the I.B.T. as an assistant to Rick Volpe, Director of the Bakery and Laundry Conference. Mike represents the following companies: Armour Eckrich Meats, Better Made Snack Foods, and ConAgra Foods Inc. Mike can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 248 or email email@example.com
Alex "Al" Young – Secretary Treasurer / Business Agent / Organizer / Political Coordinator
Al has been a long time Teamsters in many roles over the years. Al started as a Teamster at the newspapers. Al moved his ways up through the ranks to become President of Local 2040. Al went through the strike at the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News. Al has been organizing new companies for years, bettering the lives of non-represented workers. Al is passionate about the politics of Michigan and across the country that impact workers’ rights. He also represents all of the Local 337 Frito-Lay locations, which is very demanding. He represents numerous vending companies too. Al can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext.233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Norb Ryan – Recording Secretary/Business
Agent Norb started with Chatum Foods in 1977 where he worked for about ten years. Then he went to work for Teamsters represented Auto-Con, before coming for Local 337 in 1990. Norb initially worked with D.R.I.V.E. and on Political Campaigns. Norb was hired as an Organizer in 1992 and became a Business Agent in 1994. Norb was appointed to Trustee in 2008 upon the retirement of Charlie Isom. Norb represents the following companies: A.J.M Packaging Company, Cadillac Products, Ferndale Lab, Ferris Processing, Freezer Services of Michigan, Kowalski Sausage Company, Midwest Casket Company, Northern Lakes Seafood and Meats, Prestige Stamping, Quality Floor Covering, Sherwood Foods, Strong Steel Products, Terminal Steel and Equipment, Turner-Brooks Inc., Warren Salvage, Radio Distributing Co., Demolition, Wolverine Packing, Verndale Products, United Wholesale Grocers. Norb can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 226
James "Jim" Parrinello – Vice President / Business Agent / Director of Organizing
James had his first Teamsters job at Local 299 company Docks Automotive starting in the warehouse and ending up as a local driver. He then went on to work the docks at Central Transport before becoming a semi-driver for Consolidated Freight. He was a committee man for the dock employees and then became a volunteer Organizer. He worked as an Organizer for the I.B.T. before becoming a Joint Council 43 Organizer for six years. He is currently a Business Agent for Local 337. James represents the following companies:Hazel Park Racing Association, Northville Downs, Northville Downs/Hazel Park Harness Racing ABF Freight, All-star Vending, Coca Cola, Coolseat (Pipe Line), Eisenhardt, Eugene Welding, Ferguson, Gerry’s Distributing, ISD of St. Clair County (RESA), Mechanic/Cintas, Pros Services, Emterra, Schafer Bakery Div. of Perfection, Smith Distributing, Earl Smith Distributing, Theut Products, UPS, Waste Management of Michigan, Trojan (AGC agreement) and Power Process Piping (AGC agreement) and First Student. James can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 246 or email email@example.com
Todd Lince – Trustee / Administrative Assistant to the President / Organizer
Todd had his first Teamsters job with Mobil Oil Corporation as a fuel transport driver and was the Chief Union Steward. He then went to work for Teamster Local 283 as an organizer and business agent. While at Local 283 he served as a Trustee, Recording Secretary and Vice President. Todd also has a bachelor’s degree in Labor Studies.
Todd has represented many large companies, such as Mobil, Exxon, Marathon, BP, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Faygo, Seven-Up and others. He currently represents Michigan Dairy, Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, RNDC Warehouse and Maintenance and Country Fresh.
Todd can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 237 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Reisdorf -- Trustee / Business Agent
Tony became a Teamster in 1998 working for Coca-Cola where he spent his first years as a merchandiser and then quickly became a driver for a total of 17 years with the company until he started working for Teamsters Local 337. He was a Drivers Union Steward for 5 years. Tony started working for Local 337 in 2014 as an Organizer and is now a Business Agent for the following companies: Coca-Cola, Pepsi, 7up, Faygo, and Everfresh.
Tony can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 251 or email email@example.com
Jeff Lee --Trustee / Business Agent
Jeff a 20 year Teamster, came to Local 337 after driving for Kellogg's for the past 12 years. While at Kellogg's, Jeff served as the Union steward for the previous 8 years. He also served on the Executive Board at Teamster Local 51 as a Trustee and then as Recording Secretary. Jeff represents our members in the Bakery, Laundry, Linen Industries and some paper products.
Jeff can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Davied Hughes -- Organizer / Business Agent
Davied, a 17 year Teamster was hired as a Local 337 organizer in 2016. Davied started his career with the Teamsters at Better Made Snack Foods back in 2001 and was a Union steward. Davied currently represents Better Made, Red Cross and Integrated Supply Chain with his organizing duties. If you have any organizing leads give Davied a call.
Davied can be reached at (313) 965-9833 ext. 225 or email email@example.com
Kurt Denzer -- Business Agent
Kurt worked at Sysco in the warehouse for many years and moved on to U.S. Foods and served as a Union steward. Kurt currently represents U.S. Foods, Sysco, Brighton Hospital, Miceli+Oldfield, Caramagno, Commerce Distribution, Central Detroit Warehouse and Progressive Distribution. Kurt can be reached at (313) 965-9833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teamster HOT LINE For Legal Services
Free legal consultation is available for members and their families from Local 337 Attorney Kevin O’Neill (313) 359-9888. He can help you on any subject including: Divorce, Child Support, Wills, Traffic Tickets, Drunk Driving, Workers Compensation Etc. When calling please make sure to tell the Legal Assistant that you are a member of Teamsters Local 337.
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