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Below are our veteran services representatives and the area they cover. Just call the representative closest to your area for further information about how to become a member of Local 18 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
Veteran Services Representatives
JOHN CAPEK, JR. (District 1)
Counties: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain & Medina
BRETT LAFASO (District 2)
Counties: Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams & Wood
ROBERT HUGHES (District 3)
Counties: Athens, Crawford, Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Marion, Meigs, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Union, Vinton & Wyandot
JEFF POWELL (District 4/5)
Counties (Ohio): Adams, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Logan, Madison, Miami, Mercer, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby & Warren
Counties (Kentucky): Boone, Campbell, Kenton & Pendleton
PRESTON YUZWA (District 6)
Counties: Ashland, Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Monroe, Noble, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Washington & Wayne