INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT'S AWARDS
We'll now proceed to the International President's Awards, and I'll read the inscription and call upon the recipients one at a time. The inscription reads as follows: "The International President's Award presented in recognition of outstanding dedication to his (or her) craft, to his (or her) Local and to his (or her) fellow brothers and sisters. I.A.T.S.E. 67th Quadrennial Convention - Boston, Massachusetts - July 22 - 26, 2013." And the plaques are signed by me as International President. So when I call your name, please come up.
This next individual is someone who frankly risked his personal career in order to start a union and represent motion picture technicians, television technicians in Montreal. He took on that challenge and He built a local union that now has 1,142 members*, and that's ...