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Victory Lodge 1725
(704) 357-0027
Fax:  (704) 357-0029
3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Normal Business Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday through Friday


Executive Administrative Secretary:

Gary Winchester

"Victory Lodge" Local 1725 is one of 1,172 Local Lodges affiliated with the over 742,000 member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The IAM; the Machinists Union and the IAMAW are accepted proper names for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Local Lodge 1725 has been part of the Charlotte community since it was first chartered on June 2nd, 1943 after workers at Brown Equipment and Manufacturing voted to be represented by the Union. Representation in the airline industry started with Eastern Airlines in the early 1950's.

The organizations leadership is distributed through district lodges in which the majority of these district lodges are responsible for direct collective bargaining for the local lodges for which they represent.

This lodge represents approximately 2,200 active members from both District Lodges 141 & 142, and covers members employed at Us Airways, United and PSA.

The majority of members work at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in several locations with many members working at either of the two aircraft maintenance hangars or at an offsite engine assembly shop located at Wilkinson Blvd. & Harlee Ave.

Local Lodge 1725 conducts monthly union business meetings. Meeting dates and times can be found HERE.



IAM Victory Lodge 1725 E Board Members

President:                           Rick Russo Vice President:                       John Bidoglio
Recording Secretary:         Tracy Russo Secretary-Treasurer:              Todd Vandervelde
Trustee:                             Daryl Current Trustee:                                   Lisa Leathers
Trustee:                             Jeff Minton Sentinel/Conductor:                Helena Thornton

 Auditors:     Mark DeLuke      Darrel DeLoach       Armen Jones

Local Lodge 1725 Location:

3727 Rose Lake Drive  Charlotte, NC 28217

American Legion Post 380 Location:

4235 W. Tyvola Rd. Charlotte, NC 28208