Rich Thallheimer

Chief Steward
(503) 516-0875

Rich was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and is proud to serve the city he grew up in. 

He has been employed as a Parking Enforcement Officer for the City of Portland since 1999 and has been a Shop Steward for close to 10 years. He was a member of the last bargaining team that was able to bargain a pay raise of at least 1.65% for all members of the bargaining unit. 

He began his union advocacy in the 90’s when he was a sheet metal worker and belonged to Sheet Metal Workers Local 16. Rich became a Shop Steward and took part as a member of a contract bargaining team.