National Leadership

Transportation Communications International Union
3 Research Place
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: (301) 948-4910

National  President

Arthur Maratea

Artie was elected by the TCU Executive Council as National Vice President effective Jan 1, 2011. He was re-elected to that position at the 2014 TCU/IAM Convention.

He was elected as General Chairman of Unit 167 in November of 2003. Prior to this, he held the position of General Secretary & Treasurer between the years 2002 and 2003. He began his career as a Carman at the Long Island Railroad in 1988 and was promoted to a Telegraphers Position in 1989. He then joined Local 1444 and was elected President of this Local in 1991. In 1994, he was elected as Local Chairman and remained in that position until 2002.



National Secretary-Treasurer 

Stanley L. Boyd

Stan was elected TCU/IAM National Secretary Treasurer by the TCU Executive Council, effective December 1, 2016. Brother Boyd was elected Vice President, beginning February 1, 2014. He was re-elected to that position at the TCU/IAM 2014 Convention.

Stan Boyd began his railroad career as a yard clerk for Southern Railway at Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1979. He held various offices in Lookout Lodge No. 24 until becoming Local Chairman in 1995.

In August 1999 Brother Boyd was appointed as Assistant to the General Chairman of System Board No. 96 and was elected as the General Secretary-Treasurer of SB 96 in April 2006. He served in that position until appointed as National Representative of Unit 96 in August of the same year.


National Vice- President 

National Legislative Director 

William DeCarlo

William DeCarlo was elected by the TCU Executive Council to take the position of Vice-President and National Legislative Director effective Jan 1, 2020.

“Billy” started his career as Station Cleaner on Long Island Rail Road in 1978. He worked as a Travel Info Clerk, Ticket Clerk, Ticket Agent/Block Operator, TVM Agent, Supervising TVM Agent, and Retired from Long Island Railroad in 2010.

Brother DeCarlo was TCU Lodge 177 Legislative Representative in 1995 and was elected Lodge President in 1999. In 2002 he was elected Local Chairman of TCU Local 177 and 2003 he was elected as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of TCU Board 167. In 2004 Billy was elected Vice-General Chairman of Board 167 and in 2005 General Secretary-Treasurer.

In 2007 he became Assistant National Representative of TCU Unit 167 and in 2013 he became the National Representative a position he held until being elected to the Vice-President and National Legislative Director position in 2020.

Assistant National Representative

 Nick Peluso