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Meet the dockers committee and campaign team

The dockers section committee represents more than 20 countries.

The current committee

Elected at the dockers's section conference at the 44th ITF Congress in Singapore 2018, the current committee comprises:

Section Officers

Chair

Paddy Crumlin, MUA, Australia

1st Vice Chair

Willie Adams, ILWU, USA

2nd Vice Chair

Niek Stam, FNV, Netherlands

Women Transport Workers’ Representative

Monique Verbeeck, BTB, Belgium

Young Transport Workers’ Co-Representative

Viri Gómez, ILWU, Canada

Young Transport Workers’ Co-Representative

Nick Loridan, BTB, Belgium

Africa

Chair

Jackie Doe, DOWUL, Liberia

Ordinary member

Simon Sang, DWU, Kenya

Ordinary member

Phillipe Djoula, USYTZPOG, Gabon

Arab World

 

Chair

Mahmoud Mansour Edbeis, GUPW, Jordan

Ordinary Member

Salman Al Saad, GFBTU, Bahrain

Asia/Pacific

 

Chair

Sang Sik Kim, KFPTWU, Korea

Ordinary member

Arasu Duaraisamy, SPWU, Singapore

Ordinary member

Joe Fleetwood, MUNZ, New Zealand

Ordinary member

Kinichiro Itoya, Kenkoku-Kowan, Japan

Ordinary member

PM Mohammed Haneef, CPSA, India

Europe (ETF Maritime Transport Section)

 

Chair

Terje Fenn-Samuelsen, NTF, Norway

Ordinary member

Marc Loridan, BTB, Belgium

Ordinary member

Steve Biggs, UNITE, UK

Ordinary member

Aleksejs Holudnuks, UTAF, Latvia

Ordinary member

Niek Stam, FNV, Netherlands

Ordinary member

Jose Manuel Perez–Vega, SMC UGT, Spain

Latin America/Caribbean

 

Chair

Mayo Uruguaio Fernandes, CONTTMAF, Brazil

Ordinary member

Dionne Howard, BMU, Barbados

Ordinary member

Roberto Coria, SGGM, Argentina

Ordinary member

Maynor Siajes Barillas, STEPW, Guatemala

North America

 

Chair

John Baker, ILA, United States

Ordinary member

Rob Ashton, ILWU, Canada

Get in touch

Email dockers@itf.org.uk to contact:

  • any of the GNT campaign team
  • your regional POC co-ordinator
  • your port’s contact person, communications co-ordinator and DPI co-ordinators