FRONT ROYAL, VIRGINIA, January 15, 2019 — Per the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen Constitution, the General Chairmen and Grand Executive Council gathered today and elected Jerry C. Boles as President of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the previous President. Brother Boles assumes the Presidency after serving as the organization’s Secretary-Treasurer. Following his appointment as a Grand Lodge Representative in 1997 — Brother Boles was elected to, and held, the office of Vice President Headquarters from 2001 until his election as Secretary-Treasurer in 2011.
Michael S. Baldwin was elected to the position of Secretary-Treasurer, filling the vacancy created by Brother Boles’ election. Brother Baldwin was serving as the organization’s Vice President West prior to his election to the Secretary-Treasurer position. Brother Baldwin was appointed a Grand Lodge Representative in 2010, and served as Director of Research from 2011 until he was elected to Vice President West in 2015.
Cory L. Claypool was elected Vice President West, filling the vacancy created by Brother Baldwin’s election. Brother Claypool was appointed to the position of Grand Lodge Representative in 2016, a position he held prior to becoming Vice President.