United Master Executive Council chooses new chairman

Captain Todd Insler, a 22-year veteran of United Airlines and long-time ALPA volunteer, was elected Chairman of the United Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association this afternoon, the council said.

Captain Insler, a Boeing 767 Captain based in New York, will succeed Captain Jay Heppner, who has served two terms as Chairman of the United MEC.

Captain Bob Fox, an Airbus 320 Captain and 19-year UAL veteran, was reelected Vice Chairman, First Officer Bill Neveu, an Airbus 320 First Officer and 19-year United veteran, was elected Secretary, and First Officer Rick Cameron, a Boeing 777 First Officer and 20-year United veteran, was reelected Treasurer.

The new slate of officers will begin their two-year terms on March 1, 2016.