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.
“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
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
Kathy StappIBB International Secretary-Treasurer
Dan SulivanIBB International VP, Great Lakes
Craig Belfatto, Jr.Riggs Distler & Co., Inc.
Brian GoedkenCBI Services
Mike HidasBabcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc.
Casey SmithNOOTER Corporation
Sheldon TraxlerCBI Services
Neil J. Dennehy, P.E.PP&L - Colstrip Steam Electric Station
José DominguezPBF Energy
Jimmy FarmerSouthern Company Services
Marc HalleyPBF Energy, Toledo Refinery
Kirbie HunleyMarathon Petroleum
Kevin ReimerPSEG Power
Mike MenoskyMonroe Energy, LLC
Gary RobertsDTE Energy
ChairmanJames ChewBMST Local 28
James Barnes, Jr.Business Manager / Secretary-Treasurer
Eric DavisBusiness Manager / Secretary-Treasurer
Tracey EixenbergerBusiness Manager / Secretary-Treasurer
Robert LunsfordBMST District 57
PresidentSheldon TraxlerCBI Services, LLC
Vice PresidentLaurie LaubeAPComPower
Secretary/TreasurerMichael BrayShelby Mechanical
John BurkeIPC Lydon
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
National Tripartite Alliance Meetings & Minutes
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.