LIUNA Laborers Local 563
The local is responsible for:
LIUNA Local 563 members work in the construction industry across Minnesota and North Dakota building roads and bridges, schools, hospitals and energy systems, from the Viking Stadium in Minneapolis to the Enbridge Pipeline in North Dakota.
Local 563 has local offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud, Mankato, and Bismarck, North Dakota where members can access job referrals and contractors can request trained and skilled workers. Members can also access their membership information at www.563members.org.
Local 563 supports various organizations and causes including Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, Feeding the Troops, Helmets to Hard Hats, Hockey Day MN, and more.
Main Office Address
The general membership elects Local 563 officers to serve three-year terms. Local 563 Business Manager Joe Fowler is a 20-year member who is currently serving his second term. Dan Brady is a 26-year member who is serving his first term.
Local 563 Business Agents monitor construction projects, sign up new members, address problems on the job, and assist signatory contractors working in their respective areas.
Joe Fowler - Business Manager
Dan Brady - Financial Secretary/Treasurer
Laurie Johnson - President
Dean Mills - Vice President
Todd Mutch - Recording Secretary
Mark Asher - Executive Board
Octavio Chung - Executive Board
Carly Wordelman - Auditor
Kory Kreager - Auditor
Gwendolyn Cook - Auditor
Kris Klein - Sargeant-At-Arms
Sterling Sanders- Job Dispatcher
Keith Petersen - Assistant Business Manager
Kim Schrupp - Contractor Relations
Steve Johnson - Local 563 Organizer
Seth Taylor - South Metro
Eric Engstrom - SW Metro
Troy Cox - Downtown Mpls
Carrie Roth - North Metro
Marcelo Alarcon - NW Metro
Chris Peltier - East Metro/Downtown St. Paul
Travis Strozyk - NE Metro
Craig Edstrom - SE Metro
Stacey Karels - Mankato
Todd Sorter - Southwestern MN
Steve Zupon - St. Cloud/Western MN
Randy Oelschlager - Brainerd
Cory Bryson - North Dakota
Nick Slavicek - Director of ND – Fargo/Moorhead BA