Local 172 S.E.T. Staff and Board


Local 172 S.E.T. Staff and Position:

George Samuelsen, Jr.- S.E.T. Director

Mike Grisko - Instructor 

Russell Jones, Jr. - Instructor
Howard Tomlin - Instructor
William Coffin III - Instructor
Douglas Small - Instructor
Rebecca Sheppard - Office Administrator
Sandra Capaccio- Administrative Assistant
Ed Staveckas - Maintenance Director


Employee Trustees:

Antonio Oliveira, Co-Chairman

Michael Testa

Raymond Pocino

Anthony Capaccio

Pat Mancini


Employer Trustees:

David Rible,  Co-Chairman

Jack Kocis, Jr. 

Jeffrey S. Walters

Frank Criscola, Jr. 

Nelson Ferreira


Local 172 S.E.T. Staff and Board News Room

LIUNA COVID-19 Resources Available

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2020-04-01

As the Coronavirus Pandemic continues, steps are being taken at every level to ensure the safety and health of people everywhere.  To help members and their families navigate this information, the Laborers' International Union of North America has...

Pocino: Portal Bridge failure underscores the need for action

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2018-03-16

The region’s reliance on a 111-year-old bridge with an unreliable movable span has always been a recipe for problems.  Today’s delay due to a bridge malfunction only underscore the obvious.  We must modernize our transportation system so that...

Portal Bridge replacement is good news for NJ and region

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2017-10-12

Replacing the 110-year-old Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River will soon be a reality, bringing great relief to the tens of thousands of rail commuters who travel across the span and have suffered through countless delays attributable to the aging infrastructure.


Pocino: “Lt. Governor Guadagno trusts politicians more than the public”

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2016-11-01

MONROE TWP., NEW JERSEY – “I can’t figure out if Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno’s call to vote no on public question # 2 is an act of political opportunism and dishonesty or simply a dereliction of duty. Either way, it is wrong. Public Question...

Apprenticeship registration closes Oct. 28, 2016

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2016-10-06

The New Jersey Construction Craft Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program is accepting Apprentice applications. 

The Applicant must:

·    Be...