ATU Local 757 News & Info

Welcome to the New ATU 757 Website

Dear ATU 757 Members and Allies, If you visit today, you’ll notice something a little different. We have completely redesigned our website to better meet the communication needs of ATU 757 members across Oregon and [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: , |0 Comments

Presidential Debate Watch Party at the AFL-CIO

6:00 pm at the Oregon AFL-CIO (3645 SE 32nd Ave, 97202) is our Presidential Debate Watch Party, they will be providing hor d'oeuvres and beer and wine. Please let Chelsea at the AFLCIO (503-232-1195 XT 310 or [...]

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From the International: Videos on Bathroom Breaks and Bus Driver Blind Spots

Every day our members face the stress of ensuring riders get to their destination safely, meeting schedules, dealing with attacks by passengers and fare beaters, weather, and traffic congestion. On top of these our members [...]

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Veterans’ Day

Dear Members, Veterans’ Day is coming up next month!  Did you know that if you are a Veteran of the United States Armed Forces, you are entitled in the State of Oregon to take the [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: ATU 757|Tags: |0 Comments

Special Meeting Notice

Pursuant to Section 22.6 of the Constitution and General Laws, a special meeting has been scheduled in order to allow the defense of CTRAN Liaison Officer John Shreves and Member Scott Miller, also of CTRAN. [...]

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Trial Board

On August 30, 2016 at 8:30 am a Trial Board will meet at the Union Hall to hear the preferred charges.  

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All ATU 757 Events

  1. TriMet Board Meeting

    October 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm PDT
  2. Phone Banking at the AFL-CIO Building

    October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
  3. Phone Banking at the AFL CIO Building

    November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
  4. Veterans’ Day Parade

    November 11 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
  5. drugtestworkplace

    Drug Testing in the Workplace

    November 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PST

Meet Your Full Time Officers


President – Business Representative

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 971-300-2780

Shirley is the first woman, and the first African-American, to be elected President – Business Representative of Division 757 since it began in 1917. She grew up in Florida and Michigan, the daughter of migrant laborers. Once she graduated from university with her nursing license she worked in Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital before moving to Portland in 1974 for the weather.

She worked as a nurse, and then got a job as a TriMet bus operator in 1981. She also married and raised children of her own, as well as 11 foster children. Her daughter currently works at TriMet, as did her husband, now retired. In the 34 years Block worked at TriMet, she’s been a bus operator, fare inspector, field operations coordinator, and road supervisor. She’s also served several terms as a member of the Union Executive Board.


Vice President – Assistant Business Representative

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Office Phone: 503-232-9144
Cell Phone: 503-780-2263

Jon Hunt grew up in a union household. His father was an ATU Executive Board Officer for over eight years before retiring from TriMet. Jon served as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad and started out at TriMet as a mini-run bus operator. He moved to become a maintenance helper, completed the diesel mechanic apprenticeship program, and was a journeyman mechanic for the last three years before his election as Vice President-Assistant Business Representative for the first time in August 2002.

While in TriMet maintenance, he became a Shop Steward and was an Executive Board Officer for two years. In August 2003 he received a certificate of graduation from the University of Oregon Labor and Education Research Center 56 hour U-Lead certificate program.

Jon is married to Joyce and has two children: Jake and Joshua.


Financial Secretary Treasurer-Recording Secretary

ATU 757
1801 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97232

Office phone: 503-232-9144
Cell Phone: (971) 300-2778

Mary is married to Jamie Longoria, he started working for TriMet as a helper in the Maintenance Department and moved on to the Field Equipment Maintenance where he currently works as a Journeyman Fare Maintenance Technician.

Before being elected as Financial Secretary, Mary worked as a Fare Revenue Specialist. She has worked in all of the specialized sales programs, with progressive responsibility including: Online Sales, Pass by Mail, TriMet Ticket Office, and the Outlet Sales Department. She has been Shop Steward in the department for 6 years and is involved in outside union activities including being a member of Jobs with Justice

Jamie and Mary have been married for 23+ years and have two adult children, Nicole and Derek. They enjoy hiking, walking, running, and taking their dog to the dog park.