July 08, 2019
Houston Meeting Is Next
This week we welcome Byron Williams as a TARA Executive Board Member representing the International Association of Machinists. He is filling the IAM E Board position long held by the late Billy Robinson. The Houston TARA Chapter meets this week. If you live in this area, you will receive a separate email about the meeting.
TARA members and retirees who are attending the Texas AFL-CIO Convention at the Hyatt Riverwalk in San Antonio on July 25-27 are invited to the TARA Caucus Meeting at 4 pm on Thursday, July 25, after the end of the day’s convention activities. We will meet in the Regency 5 Room from 4-6 pm. You do not need to need to be a TARA member to attend.
TARA ATTENDS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL OF MACHINISTS’ CONVENTION
TARA President Tony Padilla, a longtime IAM member, recently spoke on behalf of TARA at the Texas State Council of Machinists Convention in Austin. New TARA IAM E Board member Byron Williams is the President of the TSCM and TARA IAM E board member Marlin Phillips represents railroad workers and retirees on the TSCM E board. Congressman Joaquin Castro was the keynote speaker at the convention.