A Few Words About Us



The Southwestern Illinois Building Trades Council was chartered in 1974 and is dedicated to helping working people improve their quality of life. We are comprised of 49 member locals representing over 8,800 working men and women across Southwestern Illinois.

Council Delegates

President: Nick Dodson | Plumbers & Gasfitters #360
Vice President: Steven Grant | Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons #90
Vice President: Greg Eaves | Boilermakers Local #363
Trustee: Chad Goldschmidt | Operating Engineers Local #520
Trustee: Greg Kapp | Iron Workers Local #392
Trustee: Mark Chatham | Steamfitters Local #439
Trustee: Rich Campen | Carpenters Local #664
Sergeant-at-Arms: Damon Williams | Laborers’ Local #100
Executive Secretary Treasurer: Dale Stewart

Officers of the Executive Board

President: Charles "Totsie" Bailey | Steamfitters Local #439
Vice President: Ron Kaempfe | Operating Engineers Local #520
Executive Secretary Treasurer: Dale Stewart

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