Representatives

It is an honor and privilege to serve our membership. Whether we are organizing or servicing our members, we strive to do our best every day. 

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Frank Carpenter

Business Manager / Secretary Treasurer

I have been a proud member of District Council 3 Local 820 of the IUPAT since 1990. I worked at Gill Studios for 14 years where I was elected to be the Chief Union Steward in 2000. I was elected to be the Business Representative for Local 820 in 2003 and am currently...

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Frank Carpenter

Business Manager / Secretary Treasurer

I have been a proud member of District Council 3 Local 820 of the IUPAT since 1990. I worked at Gill Studios for 14 years where I was elected to be the Chief Union Steward in 2000. I was elected to be the Business Representative for Local 820 in 2003 and am currently...

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Shawn Delgado

Director of Organizing

I am a proud Colombian immigrant who came from the capital city, Bogota, in the early 1990s. Upon my arrival, I began to work in residential painting. After a few years I was blessed to become a father to my beautiful daughter, Camille in 1995...

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Shawn Delgado

Director of Organizing

I am a proud Colombian immigrant who came from the capital city, Bogota, in the early 1990s. Upon my arrival, I began to work in residential painting. After a few years I was blessed to become a father to my beautiful daughter, Camille in 1995...

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Joey Flickner

Director of Servicing

I am a first-generation drywall finisher who joined the apprenticeship and IUPAT Local Union #861 on August 12th 1996 when I was 28 years old.  I graduated after 3 years having never missed a class.  I started coming to my Union meetings from the very beginning as an apprentice and got involved as a member.  In 2012 I was part of...

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Joey Flickner

Director of Servicing

I am a first-generation drywall finisher who joined the apprenticeship and IUPAT Local Union #861 on August 12th 1996 when I was 28 years old.  I graduated after 3 years having never missed a class.  I started coming to my Union meetings from the very beginning as an apprentice and got involved as a member.  In 2012 I was part of...

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Jessica Podhola

Director of Government Affairs

I am passionate about making a difference through political action and organization. A longtime Independence resident. I currently serves as the Governmental Affairs Director for the District Council 3, where I fight every day to make sure Kansas and Missouri workers and their families have a voice in all levels of their government...

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Jessica Podhola

Director of Government Affairs

I am passionate about making a difference through political action and organization. A longtime Independence resident. I currently serves as the Governmental Affairs Director for the District Council 3, where I fight every day to make sure Kansas and Missouri workers and their families have a voice in all levels of their government...

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Kevin Bayless

Kevin Bayless

I have been a union member since 1989 as a plaster/ drywall finisher till 2009 when I ran for business rep for local 96 which is local 2014 currently. I sit as a trustee and officer on the KBT Health and Welfare and Pension.I also sit on North East KS Building Trades

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Kevin Bayless

Kevin Bayless

I have been a union member since 1989 as a plaster/ drywall finisher till 2009 when I ran for business rep for local 96 which is local 2014 currently. I sit as a trustee and officer on the KBT Health and Welfare and Pension.I also sit on North East KS Building Trades

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David Cox

Business Rep/Organizer

I’ve worked consistently as a painter since 1996 before that very inconsistently in the field.

Elected to my third term as a Business Representative, I have been assigned as a Trustee on the Health and Welfare, Pension, JATF and JAC at the Training Center. I serve on the loan committee at United Labor Credit Union...

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David Cox

Business Rep/Organizer

I’ve worked consistently as a painter since 1996 before that very inconsistently in the field.

Elected to my third term as a Business Representative, I have been assigned as a Trustee on the Health and Welfare, Pension, JATF and JAC at the Training Center. I serve on the loan committee at United Labor Credit Union...

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Deme Garcia

Business Representative LU 558

I joined the Glaziers Union on July 5th, 2005 when I was 20 years old, because I needed Health Insurance. I graduated our 4 year Apprenticeship Program, and 2 years later became the Business Representative. I always went to meetings, I always stayed involved, our Union gives every member, every...

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Deme Garcia

Business Representative LU 558

I joined the Glaziers Union on July 5th, 2005 when I was 20 years old, because I needed Health Insurance. I graduated our 4 year Apprenticeship Program, and 2 years later became the Business Representative. I always went to meetings, I always stayed involved, our Union gives every member, every...

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Robert McCafferty

Robert McCafferty

I am a proud United States Air Force veteran, serving fromDecember 2001 to December 2006. I am a father to three wonderful daughters I joined GlaziersLocal 558 Glaziers in September 2011 and served my four year apprenticeship and got involved with my local right away.

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Robert McCafferty

Robert McCafferty

I am a proud United States Air Force veteran, serving fromDecember 2001 to December 2006. I am a father to three wonderful daughters I joined GlaziersLocal 558 Glaziers in September 2011 and served my four year apprenticeship and got involved with my local right away.

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Joey Taylor

Joey Taylor

I am the Business Representative for Local 820.  I have been a proud member of IUPAT District Council 3 Local 820 for 15 years.

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Joey Taylor

Joey Taylor

I am the Business Representative for Local 820.  I have been a proud member of IUPAT District Council 3 Local 820 for 15 years.

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June Whitney

June Whitney

Hi my name is June Whitney I am currently the Business Rep. for the IUPAT Southwest Mo. Local 2015.  I started in drywall finishing in 2007 with then Local 203 as a first year apprentice for Benchmark construction

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June Whitney

June Whitney

Hi my name is June Whitney I am currently the Business Rep. for the IUPAT Southwest Mo. Local 2015.  I started in drywall finishing in 2007 with then Local 203 as a first year apprentice for Benchmark construction

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Josh Wyrick

Josh Wyrick

My name is Joshua Wyrick. I have been a member of the IUPAT for 15 years. I started as a
painter and am now a member of the DC3 staff working as a business organizer in the spring of 2021. I’m a
husband and father of 5 children. I have been married for 13 years as of 2021.
 

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Josh Wyrick

Josh Wyrick

My name is Joshua Wyrick. I have been a member of the IUPAT for 15 years. I started as a
painter and am now a member of the DC3 staff working as a business organizer in the spring of 2021. I’m a
husband and father of 5 children. I have been married for 13 years as of 2021.
 

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Sheri Helms

Office Assistant

I’ve been the administrative assistant at DC 3 for six years this month. I am the cheerful voice on the other end of the phone and the first impression of our union with the public.

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Sheri Helms

Office Assistant

I’ve been the administrative assistant at DC 3 for six years this month. I am the cheerful voice on the other end of the phone and the first impression of our union with the public.

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Linda Noble

Office Manager

I am a proud 5 year member of IUPAT District Council 3.  I worked for a union painting contractor as the Office Manager for 22 years before coming to work at District Council 3...

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Linda Noble

Office Manager

I am a proud 5 year member of IUPAT District Council 3.  I worked for a union painting contractor as the Office Manager for 22 years before coming to work at District Council 3...