Mechelle McNew

Business Manager  |  SMART Local Union 464


Mechelle McNew is from Ponca City, Oklahoma. She was employed into Air System Components in 1990 working production in a sheet metal facility. Sheet Metal Workers Local 464 was chartered in 1997 at which time Mechelle was elected into office of Executive Board.

Over the years Mechelle also held position as Shop Steward and Vice-President over Local 464. In 2011 Mechelle was elected into office as Business Manager/Financial Secretary-Treasurer and currently holds that office into her now third term.

In 2016 SMART put together a SMART Women team that Mechelle is a team player in. The mission of this team is “to recruit, retain and promote women in our trade and to insure workplace equality within our organization.”


Diversify the Workforce: Recruiting Women and Minority Workers