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Greg Floyd

International Vice President- At Large

Greg Floyd is President of Local 237 in New York City, Recording Secretary of Joint Council 16, Vice President of the New York State AFL-CIO and the New York City Central Labor Council, Secretary of the Municipal Labor Committee and Trustee of the New York City Employees Retirement System. He has been a Teamster for over 20 years.

Steve Vairma

International Vice President- At Large

Steve Vairma joined the Teamsters in 1978. He started work for the local union in January 1982 and has served as Secretary-Treasurer of Local 455 in Denver since 1996; President of Joint Council 3 which represents members in eight states; Director of the Teamsters Warehouse Division; Trustee of the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund; elected Western Region International Vice President in 2011and elected as International Vice President At-Large in 2017.

George L. Miranda

International Vice President- At Large

George L. Miranda has been a Teamster since 1967. He currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of Local 210 in New York, President of Joint Council 16, President of the Teamsters National Hispanic Caucus, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Teamsters Airline Division and Vice President of the NYC Central Labor Council. Miranda has a deep history with the Teamsters, previously holding such titles as assistant to the Airline Division Director, international representative for the Airline Division, personal representative for the General President and international temporary trustee.

John F. Murphy

Vice-President At Large

John F. Murphy has been an International Vice President since 1998, the longest-serving member of the General Executive Board.

George Tedeschi

International Vice President- At Large

George Tedeschi is former President of the Graphic Communications Conference (GCC) and a past president of the Graphic Communications International Union, which merged with the Teamsters Union in 2005. He has been a member since 1959. Tedeschi was an important player in the merger with the Teamsters Union. Tedeschi understands that the best way to get good contracts for Teamster members is to organize the nonunion competition.

Fred Simpson

International Vice President- At Large

Fred Simpson was elected to the General Executive Board in 2006 as Vice President At-Large. Simpson has been a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division (BMWED) since 1974. He began his career as a track repairman on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. He has served as President of the BMWED, which has been part of the Teamsters Rail Conference since 2004.

Fred Potter

International Vice President- At Large

Fred Potter is a second-generation Teamster and member of Local 469 since 1970. Potter has brought years of experience to the position of Vice President At-Large. Potter has a long history of organizing unorganized workers, bargaining strong contracts and political and community activism to promote a working families agenda and grow and strengthen the union. Potter also serves as President and Business Agent of Local 469 in Hazlet, N.J., and is the Director of the Teamsters Port Division.

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