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Thank you for visiting the Painters District Council 81 site. If you are looking for advice on a specific matter, you are encouraged to contact us directly. We strongly advise you to not disclose personal or confidential information by email. Please send us a brief description of how we can help and we will contact you asap. While our coverage area is vast, Painters District Council 81 knows that no two members are ever the same. Over the years, we have represented an enormous array of different types of industries. Our in-depth knowledge of the relevant area of the public and private sector means that we can offer advice and representation to a very diverse selection of members. 

District Council 81 represents workers in both the Private and Public Sector. We provide a full spectrum of services to help our members achieve their personal goals. We are proud to represent Glaziers, Painters, Drywall Finishers, Textile Workers, Police, Correctional Workers, Road Crews, and many more. Contact us today, we are ready and waiting to work with you on the challenges and opportunities workers face every day. 

5738 NW 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313, USA

(515) 289-0482

Business Manager - Secretary Treasurer

JD Fitch


Service Department

Derek Molyneux

Director of Service / Director of Communications


Jason Knight

Business Representative

Iowa: Painters and Finishers Local 246

Nebraska: Glaziers and Painters Local 109


Josh Ehrmann

Business Representative

Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois: Painters and Finishers Local 1178


Mike Martinez

Field Representative

Colorado & Wyoming: Glaziers Local 930


Brendan Jacobson

Field Representative

Iowa & Western Illinois: Glaziers Local 581 & 1075


Jason Galvan

Field Representative

Colorado & Wyoming: Painters and Finishers Local 79 

Colorado & Wyoming: Floor Layers Local 419


RJ Beister

Field Representative

Nebraska: Painters and Glaziers Local 109


Ubaldo Luevanos

Field Representative / Organizer

Colorado & Wyoming


Organizing Department

Chris Swartz

Director of Organizing


Justin Roe



Public Professional Maintenance Employees

Mark Hubbard

PPME 2003 Business Representative


Devin Mehaffey

PPME 2003 Field Rep/Organizer 


Training Department

Howard Baker

Director of Training


Justine Goulder

Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois

Training Coordinator


Rick Pineda

Colorado and Wyoming

Training Coordinator


Jason Drummond

Western Iowa & Nebraska

Training Coordinator