The MOST Tripartite Alliance

The MOST programs are the collaborative efforts of the Tripartite Alliance. The Boilermakers union, participating Owners and Contractors share in its direction and vision. The MOST Board of Trustees and the committees that execute MOST programs are composed of a balanced number of labor and management representatives that meet annually at both the regional level and the national level. Their collective focus is to identify and solve problems, while continually raising the bar for value and excellence.

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“The MOST Programs have brought a venue to the Contractors, Union and Owners to challenge ourselves to come up with solutions to be more successful.”
– John Brewster, President and CEO, NAES Corporation

Sheldon Traxler, NACBE

PresidentSheldon TraxlerCBI Services, LLC

Laure Laube, NACBE Board Member, MOST Board of Trustees

Vice PresidentLaurie LaubeAPComPower

Secretary/TreasurerMichael BrayShelby Mechanical

John BurkeIPC Lydon

Tom Ensminger, NACBE Board

Tom EnsmingerDay & Zimmermann NPS

Steve HarbisonEnerfab, Inc.

Eric HeuserHayes Mechanical

Michael HidasBabcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc.

Robert HooverSonger Services

Robyn LewisSimakas Company, Inc.

Tom O’Connor IIIO'Connor Corporation

Kevin OsterlingThe Jamar Company

Maverick SuitsChattanooga Boiler & Tank

Mike WatsonRMF Nooter

Brian WimmerMonarch Welding & Engineering

Owner Advisory Committee
Owner Advisory Committee

Neil J. Dennehy, P.E.PP&L - Colstrip Steam Electric Station

José DominguezPBF Energy

Jimmy FarmerSouthern Company Services

Marc Halley, Owner Advisory Committee Member

Marc HalleyPBF Energy, Toledo Refinery

Kirbie HunleyMarathon Petroleum

Kevin ReimerPSEG Power

Mike MenoskyMonroe Energy, LLC

Gary RobertsDTE Energy

The MOST Board of Trustees
The MOST Board of Trustees

ChairmanMichael P. BrayRiggs Distler & Company, Inc.

Vice ChairmanWarren FairleyIBB, International President

J. Tom BacaIBB International VP, Western States

John T. FultzIBB International VP, Northeast

Tim SimmonsIBB International VP, Southeast

Martin Stanton, IIED-CSO, D-JS-CSO, D-NCA, SAIP

Arnie StadnickIBB International VP, Canada

Kathy StappIBB International Secretary-Treasurer

Dan SulivanIBB International VP, Great Lakes

Contractor Trustees:

Craig Belfatto, Jr.Riggs Distler & Co., Inc.

Brian GoedkenCBI Services

Mike HidasBabcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc.

Laure Laube, NACBE Board Member, MOST Board of Trustees

Laurie LaubeAPCom

Casey SmithNOOTER Corporation

Ron Traxler, NACBE

Ron TraxlerCommon Arc/NACBE

Sheldon Traxler, NACBE

Sheldon TraxlerCBI Services

National Tripartite Alliance Meetings & Minutes

The Charles W. Jones Award

The Charles W. Jones Award

The Charles W. Jones Award encourages and celebrates the use of the MOST programs. Unveiled during the 2011 National Tripartite Alliance Conference, the annual award acknowledges the local that holds the highest percentage of members using a selection of MOST programs. These programs include The Boilermaker Code, OSHA 10/30, Common Arc, Substance Abuse, Scaffolding, Steel Erection, Rigging and Leadership.