Ron was hired by Southwestern Bell in March 1998 as a cable splicer, a title he still holds. He became a
job steward in 2001 and was appointed to fill a vacant Chief Steward position in December 2010. Ron
has served on various committees for the Company and the Union including past budget and jurisdiction
committees. He was elected by acclamation in 2011 to remain as the Chief Steward for his jurisdiction. He has served the Local well with his membership organizing skills. In 2014, Ron was in a three-way race for the office of Vice President and won the 2015-2017 term handily.
Ron is a pro-active Union member and believes in better treatment and in justice for those he
represents. He is dedicated to the precepts set in motion by the current Union leadership - to develop a
good solid working relationship with the Company based on mutual respect.
Ron Swaggerty was born in Chattanooga, TN the third of seven children. Ron went to Mesquite High
School where he met the love of his life, Alicia. Ron & Alicia have celebrated 30 plus years together. They have four children and four (and counting) grandchildren.
Ron loves to fish, work in his flower beds and spend time with his family.