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Since he was appointed Alternate Shop Steward for Ramp Services at LAX in 1993, Brother Arno Hohn has continuously served IAM members in several capacities. Arno Hohn grew up in South Carolina and earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of South Carolina.

 

Arno Hohn Named District 141 Trustee

Apr 5, 2021

Mike Klemm, President and Directing General Chair announced the appointment of Arno Hohn as District 141 Trustee by a unanimous vote of the district’s Executive Board.

Since he was appointed Alternate Union Steward for Ramp Services at LAX in 1993, Brother Arno Hohn has continuously served IAM members in several capacities. Arno Hohn grew up in South Carolina and earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of South Carolina. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and in 1986 began working as a Part-Time Ramp Services Employee for United Airlines. In 1989 he took Military Leave from United to serve in the US Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technician aboard the USS Nimitz on the Persian Gulf. After his Honorable Discharge In 1993, Arno returned to United and was appointed Alternate Union Steward. He was later elected Union Steward and Chief Union Steward. His work gained him broad support in the LAX Ramp Services Employee group and they elected him to serve as Grievance Committee Secretary, Ramp & Stores Committeeperson, and in 2013 Arno was elected Chairperson of the LAX Fleet Service Grievance Committee, a position he currently holds.

He is also active in Local Lodge 1932, having served as Conductor-Sentinel, and previously held the position of District 141 Auditor. Arno successfully completed all Leadership and EAP courses at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center.

Mike Klemm praised Arno’s dedication and advocacy on behalf of IAM members when announcing the promotion, and said, “Arno has been a tremendous asset for District 141 who has used his skills to improve working conditions and save jobs for our members. I am very pleased to see the board recognize his hard work, and I look forward to working closely with him, confident that he will become a valued member of our leadership team.”