NewsRegional News USW 480 welcomes its new president SHARE ON: Wylie Henderson, staff Thursday, Jan. 11th, 2018 The United Steelworks Local 480 union in Trail has a new president. Brian Onyschak has taken over from Armindo deMedeiros who is now retired. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/480-PRES-1-TEMP.wav Onyschak has been involved with the union for a long time. He started his career at the Trail smelter in 1979 when it was owned by Cominco. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/480-PRES-2-BACKGROUND.wav Onyschak plans to run for president in April to serve a full term. He says he looks forward to new challenges. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/480-PRES-3-NEW-CHALLENGE.wav He was most recently the union’s vice president after being elected to the role in 2015.