August 29, 2016

Auxiliary of the UTU

Kathy & Kathryn Western

Pictured above is Kathy Callahan (left) & Kathryn Hastings (right) at the 2015 Phoenix regional meeting.

The Auxiliary of the UTU is a nonprofit organization whose members include spouses and family members of either SMART Transportation Division (formerly UTU) or Auxiliary of the UTU members. Additionally, employees of SMART TD, retired SMART TD/UTU members and staff of SMART TD State Legislative Boards, General Committees and the Washington, D.C. Legislative office can also become members.

The Auxiliary of the UTU is nonsectarian and nonpartisan organization. Membership in the Auxiliary creates an association with people of similar interests, a better understanding of the work performed by the SMART TD membership and the importance of the union to their jobs. As a member you have an opportunity to participate in community affairs and become informed on important legislation affecting railroad, transit, bus and airline families.

You can become a member by joining a local subordinate lodge, or if there isn’t a local lodge you can start one. The membership application fee is $5. Local lodge dues are set by lodge vote which on average are $30 – $40 annually. To open a new lodge it only takes 10 members; the charter application fee is $25. Please contact the International office with any questions at 216-521-1161.

Kathryn Hastings serves as International President and Kathy Callahan serves as International Secretary/Treasurer.

About the UTU Auxiliary UTU Auxiliary Auxiliary Scholarship Information Auxiliary Newsletter
Kathryn Hastings

For information regarding the purpose of the UTU Auxiliary, the history of the Auxiliary or for a membership application, click on the appropriate link below.

About the Auxiliary


Membership application

Auxiliary supports UTU PAC

Link to the UTU Auxiliary’s Facebook page

Auxiliary Pictures

2014 Convention Pictures 


Auxiliary President
Kathryn Hastings

Below are links to the directory of officers of the UTU Auxiliary, a lodge directory, and links to email Auxiliary President Kathryn Hastings and Secretary & Treasurer Kathy Callahan.

International directory

UTU Auxiliary state legislative directors

Location of lodges in the U.S. and Canada

Email Auxiliary President Kathryn Hastings

Email Auxiliary Secretary & Treasurer Kathy Callahan

For information regarding the UTU Auxiliary scholarship and application, click on the link below.

UTU Auxiliary scholarship

Auxiliary scholarship recipient information

2015/2016 scholarship winners

2014/2015 scholarship winners


To read the UTU Auxiliary’s newsletter in PDF format, select from the editions listed below.

March 2016 Auxiliary Newsletter

December 2015 Auxiliary Newsletter

September 2015 Auxiliary Newsletter

June 2015 Auxiliary Newsletter

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