The General Executive Board unanimously elected Local 478 President Phil Locicero to fill the vacancy as of Friday, July 27, 2012.
International Vice President Locicero has been an IA member since 1989 as a set painter. He has served as President of Local 478 since 1994. Vice President Locicero has also been active with the the Southeast Louisiana building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, since 1994. Throughout his labor career, he has been active in numerous IATSE picket lines and negotiations.