At the November 2012 General Membership meeting, Business Manager Christopher Erikson, with the approval of the membership, appointed Anthony Agnello a business representative to replace retiring Representative Robert Nichols. Brother Agnello was employed by ADT at the time of his appointment.
Brother Agnello is a third-generation trade unionist. His father was a steward and chairman of Local 1212, IBEW and his grandfather was an organizer of workers at the Continental Can Company in New Jersey. An 18-year employee in the Alarm industry, he is a member of Local 3 for 14 years. He has served as a shop steward and as the “H” division chairman and on the “H” division Negotiations Committee.
Active throughout his membership, he has participated in numerous labor walks, demonstrations, parades, telephone banks and in the organizing of alarm workers in New Jersey. He assisted in developing training programs for the New Jersey State Burglar and Fire Alarm license. Currently, he is enrolled in the Cornell University Industrial and Labor Relations program.