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Business Roundtable 9-21
Local union president now state AFL-CIO leader
Staff members of the TN AFL-CIO office in Nashville are, front row, from left, Pat White, administrator; and Alyssa Hansen, communications director. Back row, Billy Dycus, president; Gary Reed, members assistance director; Adren Crawford, political director; A.J. Starling, secretary and treasurer.
Billy Dycus of Manchester was employed at the Bridgestone-Warren plant for 20 years as a tire builder. Billy progressed through the United Steelworkers Union, Local 1155L, in leadership roles including six years as the local president. In early October 2015, Billy was elected as president of the AFL-CIO for Tennessee with a modern facility at 1901 Lindell Avenue in Nashville and a capable support staff.