Teamsters Joint Council No. 83 of Virginia

Health & Welfare and Pension Funds


About Us

The Teamsters Joint Council No. 83 of Virginia Funds provide healthcare and/or retirement benefits to Teamster union members and their families predominantly residing in Virginia.

The Funds are multi-employer trust Funds and are administered by three Union Trustees and three Management Trustees. The Union Trustees are appointed by the Teamsters Joint Council No. 83 of Virginia and the Management Trustees are appointed by Transport Employers Association. The primary duties of the Trustees are to operate the Funds for the sole benefit of the participants and to manage the assets of the Funds in a sensible manner.

The Fund Office, located in Richmond, VA is comprised of 17 employees and serves the members of Teamster Local Unions 22, 29, 71, 101, 171, 322, 592 and 822 and their families.

Management Trustees
W. Robert Davidson (Bob)
William A. Nations (Tony)
James I. Bowers (Jay)
Union Trustees
John D. Farrish
James R. Smith (Jim)
James A. Wright
Executive Director
Melissa Wetzel, CEBS