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Apr 6

Neil Ryan Named as Assistant to National Officers and National CAD Representative

Effective Saturday, July 3, 2021, Neil Ryan will join the staff at the NPMHU’s National Office as a member of the Contract Administration Department (CAD) and Assistant to the National Officers.  Brother Ryan is currently serving as the Treasurer of Local 301, in the New England region.

“I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Ryan,” said National President Paul Hogrogian. “Neil’s background and experience are a good fit for the position.”  Brother Ryan will work closely with both the National President and the National Secretary-Treasurer, in addition to supporting the Contract Administration Department as a National Representative.  “It is a testament to Neil that, from the robust talent pool of dedicated Local Union officers and representatives from around the country, he was selected to serve in this position,” said President Hogrogian.

President Hogrogian continued, “This appointment comes at a critical time for the NPMHU as we begin preparations for the next round of collective bargaining and work to mitigate the impact of the Postmaster General’s recently released 10-Year Plan entitled Delivering for America.  Neil’s addition to the National CAD will give us additional resources and insight as we face the challenges going forward.”

Brother Ryan began his career as a Mail Handler in 1990 at the Boston GMF.  Since 1996, Brother Ryan has served Local 301 as a Shop Steward and Branch President at the Brockton P&DC, Massachusetts State Executive Board Member, and Treasurer.  He has been elected as a Delegate to the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 NPMHU National Conventions, serving on the Legislative/Political and Constitution Committees.  He has also served as a Delegate to the 2006, 2011 and 2016 LIUNA Conventions, and is a past Executive Board Member of the Greater Boston Labor Council.

Brother Ryan has attended and conducted numerous trainings at both the National and Local level, including his service as National Trainer for the 2015 and 2018 NPMHU Financial Management Seminar.  He has been an arbitration advocate, and has extensive experience in Article 12, LMOU negotiations, MAP, OWCP, and RI 399.

Brother Ryan will be an excellent addition to the NPMHU National Team.  Please join us in offering our congratulations to Neil.


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