John Feltz has been an active TWU member since 1974, when he started his railroad career in Local 2001 as a Carman on the Pennsylvania Central. In 1976 he became a Shop Steward and then moved through the various positions of Local Chairman, Recording Secretary, Secretary-Treasurer, Executive Vice President, then President, a position he still holds.
Feltz has been active over the years negotiating contracts on Metro-North, New Jersey Transit and Path, and has played a significant role with the division in contract negotiations on both the National Freights and Amtrak.
Feltz joined the Railroad Division as an International Staff Representative in November 2008 and is currently assigned to service locals in the passenger sector, Amtrak/JCC and MBCR. He also services Conrail (SSA) Locals.