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

The MOST Board of Trustees
The MOST Board of Trustees

Vice ChairmanNewton B. JonesIBB, International President

William T. CreedenIBB International Secretary-Treasurer

J. Tom BacaIBB International VP, Western States

Warren FairleyIBB International VP, Southeast

John T. FultzIBB International VP, Northeast

Lawrence J. MacManamon, Sr.IBB International VP, Great Lakes


Contractor Trustees:

Michael P. BrayShelby Mechanical, Inc.

Bob GabrysiakHayes Mechanical, LLC

Larry JansenARB

Laurie LaubeAPCom

Michael McParlanApi Group, Inc.

Ron TraxlerCBI Services, Inc.

David ZachNooter Construction Company

To obtain a MOST Trustee expense reimbursement sheet, please complete the form below.

Owner Advisory Committee
Owner Advisory Committee

Co-ChairmanJerry L. PaytonTennessee Valley Authority

Co-ChairmanJoseph HegendefferKansas City Power & Light Co.

Kristina Cameron NRG Energy

James DemesPhiladelphia Energy Services

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

James FitzgeraldFirst Energy Corp

Jerry GrissomSouthern Company

Thomas P. HouseholderAmerican Electric Power

Daniel IngramPBF Energy, Toledo Refinery

Per LorentzenChervon

Gary RobertsDTE Energy

James D. WitgesAmeren UE Power Operations Services

Business Manager Advisory Committee
Business Manager Advisory Committee

Committee ChairmanClay HerfordBMES - Lone Star District

SecretaryJames McManamonBMST Local 744

Michael AutryBMST Local 40

James Chew BMST Local 28

James ChewBMST Local 28

David HegemanBMES Mississippi River District Lodge

Mark KeffelerBMST Local 242

Robert LunsfordBMST District 57

Tim RuthBM Local 101

Blane TomBMST Local 107

Luke VoigtBMST Local 647


NACBE PresidentBob GabrysiakHayes Mechanical, LLC

Vice PresidentMichael McParlanApi Group, Inc.

Secretary/TreasurerMichael BrayShelby Mechanical

Bob BurnsScheck Industrial Corporation

Tom EnsmingerDay & Zimmermann NPS

Steve HarbisonEnerfab, Inc.

Michael HidasBabcock & Wilcox Construction Co., Inc.

Robert HooverMatrix NAC

Alan HowkinsBen Hur Industrial Constructors, LLC

Larry JansenARB, Inc.

Laurie LaubeAPComPower, Inc.

Tom O’Connor IIIO'Connor Corporation

Tom ShullChattanooga Boiler & Tank Company

Sheldon TraxlerCBI Services, Inc.

Dave ZachNooter Construction Company

2014 MOST National Tripartite Alliance Conference

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 OSHA 10/30, Common Arc, Substance Abuse, Scaffolding, Steel Erection, Rigging and Leadership.