UA Local 342 Press Releases

Published on Thursday, December 12, 2019

A resolution was passed at the last California State Pipe Trades Convention, to create a Statewide Association for all Veterans in California UA Locals. As a result, UA Local 342 has created the UA Local 342 Veterans Association. Business Manager Ché Timmons has assigned Business Representative Chuck Leonard & Training Coordinator Mike Afonso to represent UA Local 342 on this Committee.

The first association meeting was held in Sacramento at the State Pipe Trades Office on October 10th, 2019. Brother Dylan M. Boldt, UA member from Sprinklerfitters Local 483, who wrote the resolution, was nominated and accepted as chair of the association. Since this is a newly formed association, the individuals in attendance were asked to help gather information to help the organization move forward.

If you are a veteran,  


to get the questionnaire and take a few minutes to answer the questions and send it back to: This will help us in providing this information to the California State Pipe Trades Veterans Association.  

If you have any questions, please contact either Chuck Leonard at 925-686-5880 or by email at: & Mike Afonso at 925-686-0730 or by email at