Member Spotlight James Hoogesteger

Posted May 5, 2023

Local Union 1621 would like to take the time to congratulate 67-year member James Hoogesteger for all that he has done to help organize and help grow this local to what it is today. James entered our union on December 13th 1955 and continues to be a dues paying member of our local to this day. James has always been an active member within local 1621 from participating in the actions to help the union, being an Eboard member to the retire club. 

James was able to attend our last Christmas Party and below is a picture of James with current 1621 President Paul Manual, Ginny Finch and Brett Davis.

James thank you from all the members of Local 1621 for the sacrifices you have made in your life to better our generations livelihood.



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