New officers sworn in to run N.Y. carpenters’ union

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The newly-elected officers of the city’s District Council of Carpenters get sworn in Jan. 10.

The newly-elected officers of the city’s District Council of Carpenters get sworn in Jan. 10.

New officers were sworn in Wednesday for a carpenters’ union that represents some 20,000 members around New York.

The incumbent Solidarity Slate leading the New York City District Council of Carpenters swept the Dec. 17 elections — and all the officers were sworn in during a brief ceremony.

Executive Secretary Treasurer Joseph Geiger, President Stephen McInnis, and Vice President Michael Cavanaugh will all serve four-year terms.

Winners of the election are listed below. All ran as members of the Solidarity Slate.

– Executive Secretary Treasurer: Joseph Geiger, Local 1556

– President: Stephen McInnis, Local 157

– Vice President: Michael Cavanaugh, Local 740

– Warden: Phillip Fiorentino, Local 45

– Conductor: Joseph DiNapoli, Local 926

– Trustees: James Noonan, Local 157, John Sheehy, Local 157, and James Ellis, Local 2790

The District Council covers some 20,000 carpenters, millwrights, dockbuilders, marine divers, core drillers, timbermen, concrete carpenters, cabinetmakers, floorcoverers and industrial workers in New York