Todd Doree, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer
USMC 1984-91 Desert Storm Veteran
1988 Joined Painters Apprenticeship
I worked for Goens Bro. Painting 15 years
Elected Business Rep L/U #9 in 2003
Elected by DC 3 Delegates for BM/ST 3/1/12
Elected by the members in June 2012 for BM/ST
Trustee to the following funds:
DC 3 Paint and Drywall Pension
DC 3 H&W fund
L/U 558 Pension fund
STAR fund Collections
I am a 2nd generation painter of DC 3 and a father of 2 wonderful children. My son Cameron is 15 and my daughter Erica is 10. My hobbies include going to the gym, Skydiving when i get the chance, but most commonly taking my kids to their sporting events. I am a Marine Corps veteran of the gulf war and have been a member in good standing for almost 25 years now. I could not be more proud to be the Business Manager of such a great organisation, and consider myself blessed to have the staff and membership that we have here at the District Council. If I could give one bit of advice it would be to be involved with your UNION, attend the meetings, make yourself heard and help give us direction for our future.
Kevin Bayless, Business Representative
Kevin covers the Topeka, Kan., area.
Frank Carpenter, Business Representative
I have been a proud member of District Council 3 Local 820 of the IUPAT since 1990. I
worked at Gill Studios for 14 years where I was elected to be the Chief Union Steward in 2000. I
was elected to be the Business Representative for Local 820 in 2003 and am currently on my
4th term as a Business Representative. I was appointed as the Director of Servicing in 2012. I
am an Executive Board member for District Council 3 and the Kansas AFL-CIO. I am also a
Delegate to the Greater Kansas City Building Trades, Wichita Building Trades and the
Northeast Kansas Building Trades. I enjoy working with all of the members to help improve the
standards and deal with all issues to strive for a better workplace.
David Cox, Business Representative
I am fresh out of the field. I worked 16 years in the field as a painter for three different contractors until elected as a business representative in June 2012. Since then, I've been appointed as a board member on the J.A.C. and a trustee on the pension fund. I have been married for 23 years, my kids are out on their own and I spend any extra time at church and with the grandkids on my horses; we do a lot of trail riding in the Mark Twain National Forest and other national parks.
Demetrio Garcia, Business Representative
I joined the Glazier’s Union Local 558 on July 11, 2005
Executive Board for Local 558 for 3 years
Trustee of General Funds for Local 558 for 3 years
Business Rep since August of 2011
Member of the National Glazing Certification Committee
Trustee of District Council 3 Health & Welfare
Trustee of Local 558 Pension
Trustee of District Council 3 Collection Committee
Trustee of Joint Apprenticeship Committee Funds
District Council 3 Executive Board member
District Council 3 Delegate
Local 558 Apprenticeship Committee
I joined the Glazier’s Union when I was 20 years old, which was the best career move I could have ever made. I’ve got a beautiful daughter (Kaylee) that makes sure to keep her daddy busy at all times. When I’m not working I enjoy riding ATVs, shooting guns, any sports, BBQing as well as spending as much time with my family as possible.
Kenny Nickols, Business Representative
I have been a Union Member since 1986, and a DC3 Business Representative for Locals 203 and 1786 since 2003. I have been a Trustee for the DC3 Health & Welfare plan since 2004, and Secretary/Treasurer of Springfield Building Trades Council since 2005.