Union Representatives & Executive Board

Union Representatives

Matthew Taibi – Secretary Treasurer

Matt Taibi
Matt is the Local 251 Principal Officer. His assignments are as follows:

Praxair
Mondelez
Bimbo/Entemann’s Bakery
Frito Lay
Greenville Water
Bradford SoapWorks
Teamsters in the Movie Industry.

Brother Taibi is also on the following Boards/Committees:

Advisory Trustee of Teamsters Joint Council 10
Co-Chair of the Teamsters Local 251 Health Services & Insurance Plan
Trustee of the Teamsters Local 251 Driver Training Fund
Executive Committee of the RI AFL-CIO
Executive Board of the Providence Central Federated Council AFL-CIO
Board of Trustees of the Institute for Labor Studies & Research
Chairman of the Teamsters Local 251 Charity Fund.
UPS Teamsters New England Supplemental Negotiating Committee

Matt served on the UPS Teamsters National Negotiating Committee and was given the 2017 Dante Mollo Labor Award by the United Way of RI.

Contact Matt Taibi at 401-434-0454 ext. 227 or by email at mtaibi.ibt251@gmail.com

Paul Santos – President & Business Agent

Paul Santos
Local 251 President Paul Santos represents members at Rhode Island Hospital.

Paul is also on the following Boards/Committees:

Trustee of the Teamsters Local 251 Health Services & Insurance Plan
Executive Board of the RI AFL-CIO
Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO
Trustee of the Teamsters Local 251 Charity Fund

Contact Paul Santos at 401-434-0454 ext. 234 or by email at psantos.ibt251@gmail.com

 

 

Matthew Maini – Business Agent

Matthew Maini
Business Agent Matthew Maini has the following assignments:

UPS Package Car Drivers
UPS Preload
Centrex
Horizon Beverage
Northeast Beverage
DonMar
McLaughlin & Moran
Broadrock / LFG Genco
Marr Scaffolding
Northstar Equipment
Sunbelt
IDS Hwy Safety
John Rocchio
Universal Construction
Manafort Bros
Parkside Site & Util
JR Vinagro Manufacturing
J Baccala & Son
RP Iannuccillo
Boyle & Fogarty
GPL Construction
C&J Forms
PJ Keating
JH Lynch
Narragansett Improv.
Adamsdale Concrete
C Brito Constr
Cardi Corp
Cardi Corp Ready Mix
Cardi Leasing
Catalano Constr
Demco
D’Ambra Constr
D’Ambra Equip
DiGregorio Inc
DiGregorio Concrete
Equality Constr
Pasquazzi Bros
KR Rezendes
Fall River Ready Mix

Matthew is also on the following Boards/Committees:

Trustee of the Teamsters Local 251 Health Services & Insurance Plan
Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO.
Delegate to the RI Building Trades
Delegate to the Southeastern MA Building Trades
Delegate to the Southeastern Massachussetts Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO
UPS Teamsters New England Supplemental Negotiating Committee

Contact Matthew Maini at 401-434-0454 ext. 235 or by email at MattMaini.local251@gmail.com

Robert Sayer – Business Agent

Bob Sayer
Business Agent Bob Sayer has the following assignments:

ABF
Smith’s Gen Trucking
YRC & YRC Office
JF Moran Trucking
New Penn
South County Hospital
Riverhead/JT’s – Middletown & North Kingstown
Baker Commodities
Schnitzer/Metals Recycling
Buckley Heating
Woods Heating
Petro
Exxon Mobil
National Grid
AirGas
Corp Bros
Amerigas – Peacedale
Urban Services
J R Hess & Sons
Construct Oil

Bob is a Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO.

Contact Bob Sayer at 401-434-0454 ext. 233 or by email at bsba251@gmail.com

Thomas Salvatore – Assistant Business Agent

Thomas Salvatore
Business Agent Thomas Salvatore has the following assignments:

Angelica Services – Drivers & Dockworkers
Ocean State Transit STA – Coventry
Ocean State Transit STA – East Providence
Cooley
New England Linen
Teknor Apex
Pawtucket Water Supply Board
UPS Twilight
UPS Midnight
UPS Feeders
UPS Freight
DHLNH
DHL Express Clerical
LAZ Parking
Elite Services
Skyfuel Aviation
Twin River Casino – Shuttle & Maintenance
Twin River Casino – Valet

Tom is a Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO.

Contact Thomas Salvatore at 401-434-0454 ext 211 or by email at tsalvatoreteamsterslocal251@gmail.com

Nicholas Williams – Business Agent

Nick Williams
Assistant Business Agent Nick Williams has the following assignments:

City of Cranston
Cranston Housing
Providence Housing
Newport Housing
Pawtucket Housing
Woonsocket Housing
RISD
First Student Portsmouth
First Student Warren
Ocean State Transit STA – South Kingstown
Town of Charlestown
Town of Middletown
Town of Scituate
Tiverton Dept. of Public Works
W. Warwick Library
Veolia Water
Fall River DPW
Fall River Environmental Police
Amerigas – Westport

Nick is also on the following Boards/Committees:
Delegate to the Southeastern Massachussetts Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO
Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO

Contact Nick Williams at 401-434-0454 ext. 226 or by email at nickwilliamsL251@gmail.com

Antonio Suazo – Vice President & Assistant Business Agent

Antonio Suazo
Assistant Business Agent Antonio Suazo has the following assignments

Rhode Island Hospital
Elmwood Medical Adult Daycare & Medical Transportation
Roger Williams Medical Center
First Student Providence
First Student Mechanics
First Student Pawtucket
Tourtellot & Co – Drivers & Warehouse
L Sweet Lumber
M&J Supply
Providence Journal

Tony is also:
Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO
Trustee of the Teamsters Local 251 Charity Fund

Contact Tony Suazo at 401-434-0454 ext. 229 or by email at tsuazo251@gmail.com

David Robbins – Contract Coordinator

David Robbins
Business Agent David Robbins is the Local 251 Contract Coordinator. Dave is a Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council, AFL-CIO.

Contact David Robbins at 401-434-0454 ext. 238 or by email at drobb.251@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Paul MacDonald – Legislative Director

Paul MacDonald

Legislative Director Paul MacDonald represents Local 251 at the RI State House and helps with RI municipal governments.
Paul is President of the Providence Central Federated Council AFL-CIO
He is also on:
Executive Committee of the RI AFL-CIO
Board of Trustees of the Institute for Labor Studies & Research

 

 

 

Michael Simone – Trustee & Organizer

Michael Simone

Michael Simone is the Organizer for Teamsters Local 251. Mike is also a Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council AFL-CIO. Contact Mike at 401-434-0454 ext 231 or by email at mps251@yahoo.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Palmer – Director of Driver Trainer

Brian Palmer

Brian Palmer is the Director of Training for Teamsters Local 251. Brian is also a Delegate to the Providence Central Federated Council AFL-CIO and is on the Governor’s Workforce Board Providence/Cranston. Contact Brian at 401-434-0454 ext 232 or by email at brianpalmer.local251@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Lavallee – Rest In Peace

 

 

Executive Board

Matthew Taibi – Secretary Treasurer

Paul Santos – President

Antonio Suazo – Vice President

Brooke Reeves – Recording Secretary

 

Carl Chicoine – Trustee

Decio Goulart – Trustee

Michael Simone – Trustee

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