General Info:  Officers

PMU Officers

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George Clewer

President/Secretary

564 Forbes Ave., Suite 1003, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2903
Phone: 412 281-1822, Fax: 412 281-7866
Email: president@afmpittsburgh.com

President/Secretary George Clewer has served as President of the Pittsburgh Musicians' Union since 2003 and as President /Secretary since 2007. As a freelance saxophonist, George performs in both jazz and show venues. His 'Burg Sounds column in the Pittsburgh Musician keeps members abreast of the most recent performances of many Local 60-471 members.

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Andrew Yalch

Vice President
Email: andyy123@hotmail.com

Vice President Andrew Yalch has served as Vice President since 2005. Andy is a pianist, performing jazz in many Pittsburgh venues, and teaches in the Wilkinsburg Public Schools.

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Charles Austin

Executive Board Member, Emeritus

Board Member Charles Austin has served on the PMU Board since 2003. Chuck is a trumpet player and has performed with many jazz ensembles in the Pittsburgh area. As a former member of the Pittsburgh Musicians' Union Local 471, before the two locals (60-471) merged in 1967, Chuck brings a wealth of history and experience to the labor movement. Chuck has represented the PMU at several AFM Conventions as Local 471 Delegate.

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Thomas Evans

Executive Board Member
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Thomas Evans has served on the PMU Board since 2007. Tom is a jazz musician and singer with many ties to the Pittsburgh musical community. Tom has also served as Local 471 Delegate to the AFM Convention.

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Paul Evans

Executive Board Member
Email: pevans@andrew.cmu.edu

Board Member Paul Evans joined the PMU Board in August 2009. Paul is a percussionist with the River City Brass Band and performs with many organizations in the Pittsburgh area including the Pittsburgh Symphony, Pittsburgh Opera and Civic Light Opera.

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Joe Herndon

Executive Board Member
Email: joeherndon.joe@gmail.com

Board Member Joe Herndon was appointed to the PMU Board in 2012. Joe is a trumpet player performing with the Civic Light Opera and Latshaw Pops Orchestra. He serves as Shop Steward for the Latshaw Pops Orchestra, and is an active Union Musician playing miscelleneous engagements with his Latin Band Azucar and many other groups throughout the Pittsburgh area.

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Stephanie Tretick

Executive Board Member, Delegate to AFM Convention
Email: sgtviola@gmail.com

Board Member Stephanie Tretick has served on the PMU Board since 2007. Stephanie is a violist in the Pittsburgh Symphony and served as Treasurer for ICSOM for over ten years.

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Paula Tuttle

Executive Board Member
Email: paulatuttle@yahoo.com

Board Member Paula Tuttle has served on the PMU Board since 2005. Paula is a cellist with the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras since the opening of the Benedum Hal.She plays plays with the Latshaw Pops Orchestra, records with PBS MyMusic, and served as ROPA Delegate and Committee Chair for the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras.