Staff of Local 484
Michael 'Shane' Boston
I am a proud 3rd generation pipefitter/welder, entering my 33rd year as a member of United Association Local Union 484. I have been an Officer of Local 484 since 1994 serving 1 term as Inside Guard, 4 terms on the Executive Board, 3 terms as President, 1-1/2 terms as Business Agent, appointed interim Business Manager 10-1-15 to 12-31-15. Elected Business Manager from 1-1-16 to present.
“The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers…It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.”
- Samuel Gompers
I started Local 484 apprenticeship program March 1985, initiated November 1985 and graduated in February 1989. I have worked on countless projects throughout my 32+ years in the field as an Apprentice, Journeyman and Supervision. Elected to position of Inside Guard from 1992 to 1995, Executive Board 1995 to 1998, Vice President 1998 to 2016 and President 2016 to present. I am currently a delegate to DC-16 and the Tri-Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. Appointed Organizer 2017 to present.
“The American Labor Movement has consistently demonstrated its devotion to the public interest. It is, and has been, good for all America”
- John F. Kennedy
Veronica Bouvet joined Local 484 in 2007. She brings over 20 years of office experience to our Local. Veronica has also been a lifelong resident of Santa Paula.