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Executive Vice President
Currently the President of Local 56 and Executive Vice President of the Administrative District Council 1 of Illinois, Tim is also a trustee on the Health and Welfare and the Pension as well as the ADC Annuity Fund and JATC Fund.
Starting his apprenticeship in 1972 Tim has been a Bricklayer, Stone Mason and Welder for Forty years. His positions with the Union have been as Trustee on Local 56 Executive Board, Recording Secretary and President along with being a Trustee on the various funds. Achieving the capacity of Mason Superintendent for a large general contractor he also taught blueprint reading, foreman training and steward training at the District Council Training Center before ending up working for Local 56 as a Business Agent in 2000. In 2004 he took the position as Assistant Director at the DCTC until his services were once again requested at Local 56 as President to this current date. In 2009 all the Locals within the District Council 1 were merged to an ADC where Brother Aikens was also appointed as Executive Vice President of the ADC 1 of Illinois.
Other interests outside the Masonry field are he is a Board of Director for the Illinois State Rifle Association, shooting on the ISRA Rifle Team and the Long Range Rifle Team, as well as riding his motorcycle and playing guitar.