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Michelle Osborne, Executive Assistant to Secretary-Treasurer

The Executive Assistant to the Secretary Treasurer is responsible for the coordination and supervision of staff in the day-to-day operations of the Secretary Treasurer Department at the National Division Headquarters. In addition the Executive Assistant coordinates with the President's Department, maintains financial records, assists in the National Division audits and other duties as assigned.

Angela Krajewski, Controller


The Controller is responsible to review all financial transactions to insure the accuracy of those records, makes internal data reports and maintains personnel records of National Division, System Division / Federation Officers, and employees.




Rick Forbes, Director of Information Systems

The Director of Information Services heads the IT Department and is responsible planning and staff supervision. The IT Department is charged with maintaining the BMWEDs core applications (Membership, Accounting, and Payroll). In addition to its main responsibility the IT Department also is responsible for developing and supporting applications in all System offices as well as the BMWED Chicago office.

Chris Leidy,  Assistant Director, Information Systems

The Assistant Directors responsibility is to provide top level support for BMWED developed software. The Assistant Director will also provide technical expertise in future software development. The Assistant Director must be knowledgeable enough to provide answers for anything that may come up in the IT Department.

Daniel Yack, Staff Assistant, Information Systems

The Staff Assistants main responsibilities are Help Desk Support, Equipment Maintenance, and Website Support. The Staff Assistant is the first person you contact when you have a problem with either your computer or software. The Staff Assistant repairs faulty equipment and also prepares new equipment for installation. The Staff Assistant will design and maintain the BMWED website.



Carolyn Schaedig, Staff Assistant, Membership Services

This department, supervised by the Staff Assistant, adjusts membership records, handles the various check-offs, lodge and system dues receipts, death benefit standing and claims, merit awards and all correspondence relating to membership records. In addition this department is responsible for accounts receivable of dues and assessment money and prepares funds for deposit with the Brotherhood bank.



Mary Mocher, Staff Assistant, Financial Services

This department maintains a complete record via data processing of all payrolls and expenses disbursement for National Division, System Divisions / Federations and some subordinate lodges for which National Division processes payroll. In addition to the weekly, semi-monthly and monthly payroll this department ensures compliance with taxing authority requirements and accounts payable record keeping, as well as internal reporting of financial data.


Stephen M. Mocher, Staff Assistant Reporting Services

This department is responsible for the review and maintenance of records of all audit reports submitted by the local lodges and the National Division Auditors. This department assists in the control of reporting requirements imposed by the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959. These include the processing of Local Lodge and System Division / Federation LM 2, 3, and 4, the Internal Revenue Services Form 990 and the Railroad Retirement Taxes for National Division payrolls. This department is also responsible for assisting the Local Lodges and System Officers in financial and reporting questions and answers correspondence related to these matters.


William Martinko, Field Auditor

Joseph Corley, Field Auditor

To compliment the services provided by the Reporting Services Department because of the U. S, Labor Department requirements, the field auditors, are each assigned a geographical area within the United States. Their duties are to audit each lodge as frequently as possible and train the subordinate secretary-treasurers in filing of reports as required by the federal laws. In addition they are required to assist the reporting services when instructed by the Secretary Treasurer or the Staff Assistant.

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