May 20, 1926
The Railway Labor Act took effect today. It was the first federal legislation protecting workers’ rights to form unions.
~ DC Labor
Tom became a Teamster in 1976 while working for Roadway Express, where he served as a shop steward for several years.
In the 1990’s Tom began working as an organizer for Local 992, helping workers at a dozen companies choose unionization. Under Tom’s leadership, eight out of the twelve shops joined the Local and went on to win strong contracts. Tom also worked on organizing drives for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters during former General President Ron Carey's administration and taught organizing classes on behalf of the International Union.
Tom has been Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Executive Officer of Teamsters Local 992 since 2001. As a member of the MD-DC Freight Union Negotiating Committee, he bargained the Maryland DC Supplemental Agreement. He also serves as an Executive Board Trustee on Teamsters Joint Council 62, a regional group of Teamster unions headquartered in Baltimore, Md.
Education: Hagerstown Junior College, Hagerstown, Md.; Organizing Institute at the George Meaney Center for Higher Learning, Silver Springs, Md; and Southwest Training Center for Labor Studies, New Mexico.
Daryl will soon celebrate 35 years as a member of Teamsters Local 992, and service with United Parcel Service in Hagerstown, Md. He served as a part-time shop steward on Preload and later as a full-time shop steward for the Package classification in the Hagerstown UPS building. Elected Recording-Secretary in 2014, Daryl was subsequently appointed President/Business Agent in December 2014. Members confirmed Daryl as President/Business Agent in Local Union elections in 2016, the office he's held since. Daryl served as a delegate to the 2016 International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention, and alternate delegate to the 2021 Convention. He and his daughter, Hope, reside in Williamsport, Md.
Travis graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Science in 2006. He started working in 2007 with Franklin County Adult Probation, where he has also been a steward for over seven years. In his free time, Travis is an active member of the Franklin County Sportsmen for Youth Field Day event. He is also a Hunter Trapper Education Instructor for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
A third-generation union member, Keith is employed at YRC, Inc. and has been a Teamster for 37 years, and a shop steward for 25. Despite being continually employed since his first year in high school, Keith continued his higher education and received an Associate Degree in Business and Economics. Married for 38 years, Keith is active in his church and serves as a board member.
Rich has been working in the LTL freight industry for 35 years. He is an 18-year Teamster and has served as a Teamster Local 992 shop steward for 12 years. Rich is currently employed as a P&D driver for ABF Freight in Hagerstown, MD. He was appointed Teamsters Local 992 Sergeant at Arms in 2020.