Staff

David E. Santo

President

David Santo became a member of Local 132 on March 5, 1986. He then spent 8 years working for Baker Construction on high rises, parking garages, and warehouses. His finishing work included surface hardeners, epoxy, coloring, dry topping, stamping, and super flats.

David then began work for Complete General Construction spending his last 20 years there. David’s main functions were on the highway pouring walls, curbs, roadway paving, and street scraping.  David started as an instructor for the apprentice program for Local 132 in 1997, and has helped build a program that is well known throughout Ohio. In 2014, David became a Business Agent for the Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association, representing Local 132.

Charles E. Dolen Jr.

Business Manager, Financial Secretary, CM, PL Business Representative, Columbus Area

Charles “Chuck” Dolen Jr., joined Local 132 Portsmouth area in 1996. Chuck became an Organizer/Business Representative in 2005. Chuck also serves as President of Local 132.

After graduating from high school, Chuck went into college for a year. After college he decided to enter into the Cement Masons Apprenticeship Program of the OPCMIA, Local 132. During that time, he realized that he would follow in his family’s footsteps of the union lifestyle. Throughout his career and while in the field, he has been Steward and Foreman of several jobs.

Chuck is also a dedicated family man. Chuck has a loving wife Marieia, and they have two children Tanner and Destiny. Outside of work, Chuck coaches his children in several sports. Chuck is the proud Grandpa of one grandson, Braxton Lee Dolen. Always the outdoors man, Chuck enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time.

Andrew H. Kitchens II

Vice President

Andrew “Andy” Kitchens II, joined Local Union 132 in 2001, as a second year apprentice after nine years in non-union construction. Andy represented Local 132 at the Regional and International Competition.  In 2003 he became Journeyman.  Andy was fortunate enough to work steady with several contractors and was able to get to know them and support their needs for the industry.   He also had the ability to move around which allowed him to meet many contractors and their employees.  Andy recognizes that this network most likely helps him with his current position of Business Representative for the Cincinnati area.

Andy lives in Cincinnati with his wife Jennifer and their two children.  He likes camping and fishing with his family.  He also enjoys riding motorcycles and hunting.  Andy’s son plays baseball and his daughter dances.

Greg West

Recording Secretary

Greg West has been involved in the local for over twenty years coming in under the Apprenticeship program in 1997. He is a father of five; three daughters and two sons and a grandfather of three. He has spent years working for numerous companies over his years in the field and a vast array of different aspects of the cement mason trade. Mr. West has served as the apprentice instructor and serves as the Recording Secretary of OPCMIA Local 132. He became a Business Agent in March of 2017 and looks forward to serving the local well into the future.

Candace L. McLemore

Office Manager

Candace L. McLemore became Office Manager of the Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association Local 132 on May 19, 2008.

Candace began her career in accounting as a data entry clerk in 1999 working under Barry W. Meek, CPA in Huber Heights, Ohio. In addition to learning the technical instruction in college, she gained crucial field experience which promoted her to the level of staff accountant. She completed her degree in Business Administration in June 2007.

On May 19, 2008 Candace took on the positon as Office Manager at the Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association Local 132. She has attended numerous seminars put on by the Department of Labor to further her education in this field.

Candace and her husband Lawrence reside in the Dayton, Ohio area and are the proud parents of sons William and Jordan, and daughters Chataune, India, and Janae.

Rory Haines

Office Manager

I am Rory Haines, I have been with the OPCMIA for 16 years. I represented the Columbus local in the International Competition in 2002 as a 2nd year Apprentice. I have been the Columbus Area Apprenticeship Instructor since 2016. I am a proud father of 3 young men Jordan, Rory Jr., and Brady Haines. I am an active member in my community I coach youth baseball and football teams.
And I am very proud to Represent our Journyemen & Journeywomen of Local 132.
Richard Jason Goforth

Sergeant at Arms

My name is Richard Jason Goforth. I go by Jason.

I have been a plasterer in the industry for 26 years. I am a proud Union Plasterer in Local 132. In my years I have worked with some of the best plasterers the union has to offer. I am honored to represent our union and most of all our brothers and sisters that I have worked with in the field for all these years.