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Rob Girard
Business Agent

Rob was organized into Steamfitters U.A. Local 353 in July 2007.  Although he didn’t become a member of the U.A. through a traditional path, Rob has embraced the values and heritage of the U.A. and this Local.  Rob has served as an Examining Board member for the last 6 years.  In 2017, he become an instructor for the Local #353 training program, teaching drafting interpretation, plan reading, and piping layout. In January 2024, Brother Girard began serving as elected Business Agent and Pipe Trades District Council #34 member.  He lives in Canton with his wife Shauna, and they have two children, Paige and Tyler.  They enjoy many activities, such as hunting, fishing, and snow skiing.