Smart Local Union №565

Madison: 608-257-5757
Wausau: 715-241-9054

About Us

This Local Union is governed by the Constitution & Ritual of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers our Local By-laws.

Our Local Union is directed by officers, which are elected to three-year terms by the membership. The officers are as follows:

Business Manager/Financial Secretary Treasurer
Dave Goodspeed


Business Representative/Recording Secretary
Jesse Buell


Business Representative/Organizer
Tom Thoma


Randy Boles


Paul Baker


Executive Board Member
Terry Lyon


Executive Board Member
Rick Rumpel


Executive Board Member
Tyler Wolfe


Curt Buttke


Tammy Johnson


Scott McKellips


Tony Thao



We have nine signatory employers, all which have separate bargaining agreements and Union Bargaining Committees.

Bou-Matic (formerly Dairy Equipment/Madison One Holdings) 1956 (Original) 57 (Madison)
Sub-Zero Freezer Co. 1957 358(Madison)
Greenheck Fan and A/P 1962 1279 (Schofield)
Trachte Building Systems 1965 88 (Sun Prairie)
Carnes Company 1966 26 (Verona)
Everbrite (formerly General Indicator) 1967 13 (Pardeeville)
Wolf Appliance 2001 430 (Fitchburg)
Loudspeaker Components 2001 9 (Lancaster)
Therma-Stor 2008 160 (Madison)
12/31/17 updated



Who to contact:

Dave Goodspeed – Represents Everbrite, Trachte Building Systems, Bou-Matic, Therma-Stor, Loudspeaker Components
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757 • Cell: 608-770-3606 • email:

Jesse Buell – Represents Carnes Co., Sub Zero Freezer Co., Wolf Appliance
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757 • Cell: 608-770-3604 • email:

Tom Thoma – Represents Greenheck Fan, Architectural Products
Phone: 715-241-9054 • Cell: 608-770-3603 • email:

Sarah Przybylski – Office Manager (dues-related questions)
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757 • email:

Organizing – Internal or External Organizing questions
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757 • email:

Randy Boles – Local 565 President
Phone: 608-257-5757 • Toll Free: 888-820-5757

SMART International General Office: 202-783-5880