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Local 563 officers are elected by the general membership to serve three-year terms.  Local 563 Business Manager Joe Fowler is a 17-year member who is currently serving his first term.  Secretary Treasurer Steve Buck is a 25-year members who is serving his second term as Secretary-Treasurer.

Local 563 Business Agents monitor construction projects, sign up new members, address problems on the job, and assist signatory contractors working in their respective areas.


Joe Fowler - Business Manager

Steve Buck - Financial Secretary-Treasurer

Rob Gullickson - President

Dean Mills - Vice President

Laurie Johnson - Recording Secretary

Travis Strozyk - Executive Board

Octavio Chung - Executive Board

 Mike Johnson - Auditor

Matt Kling - Auditor

Steve Johnson - Auditor

Steve Gruber - Sargeant-At-Arms

Business Agents

Joel Smith- Job Dispatcher

Tom Vevea - Director of Contractor Relations

Seth Taylor - South Metro

Eric Engstrom - SW Metro

Mike Bubalo - Downtown Mpls

Ryan Connelly - North Metro

Dan Brady - NW Metro

Rick Maurer - East Metro/Downtown St. Paul

Chris Peltier - NE Metro

Eric Petersen - SE Metro

Stacey Karels - Mankato

Steve Zupon - St. Cloud/Western MN

Randy Oelschlager - Brainerd

Cory Bryson - North Dakota

Nick Slavicek - North Dakota