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Retirement of C. Gus Bottas

Assistant to the President and CLC Delegate C. Gus Bottas announced his retirement after almost fifty years of membership and service to the IATSE at both the local and International level.

International President Short noted the many achievements of Gus’ career and that no one had served the IATSE in a more dedicated, tireless or selfless manner.  After conveying the gratitude of the members and General Executive Board of the IATSE, as well as on behalf of himself personally, President Short noted that he would still call on Brother Bottas for special assignments.  Brother Bottas made a few short remarks about the privilege of having been a member and serving the IATSE, which were received with a standing ovation.