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Secretary Treasurer

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# 1 Grosvenor Square
Delta BC
V3M 5S1

Richard Van Grol

  • Elected as Secretary-Treasurer 2013-2017
  • Elected Business Representative, 2003-2007 and 2008-2012
  • Elected Local 31 Executive Board Trustee, 1998-2002
  • Elected Teamsters Joint Council No. 36 Trustee, 2013-present
  • Trustee, Teamsters National Benefit Plan
  • Assistant Director, Teamsters Canada Freight Division
  • Elected Delegate, IBT Convention, 2006 & 2011
  • Graduate, International Foundation Advanced Trustee Management Standards, Pension Fundamentals Course, 2003
  • Graduate, International Foundation Advanced Trustee Management Standards Parts I and II (2006 and 2009)
  • Graduate, Pacific Business & Law Institute, Essential Tasks of the Pension & Benefit Plan Trustee, 2004 and 2009
  • Delegate, Canadian Labour Congress, 2002
  • Sargeant-at-Arms, IBT Convention, 2001
  • Delegate, Teamsters Canada Convention, 2001, 2009 & 2013
  • Alternate Delegate Canada Council of Teamsters
  • Alternate Delegate Western Canada Council of Teamsters
  • Graduate, Canadian Labour Congress Winter School (Labour Arbitration, Collective Bargaining, Parliamentary Procedure)
  • Shop Steward and Co-Chair, Safety Committee, Van-Kam Freightways
  • Charity work includes Variety Club and other community events
  • Local 31 member since 1991