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International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 917
Bob Wiechecki
Vice President

Bob started working in the Theater Program at Salesianum High School in Wilmington, Delaware. Went on to Temple University as a Radio, TV, & Film major in the early 80's. While in college worked extensively in the Philadelphia, NJ, NY club scenes. Moved on to McManus Enterprises doing lighting and rigging for regional tours and national television sporting and concert events.

Bob came to Atlantic City as a technician in 1985 and have worked in all levels of Entertainment as an On Call & Full-time Technician, Lead Technician, and Management.  Also continue to work extensively with other IATSE Locals and Production Companies as a free-lance technician and installer. Sworn in as a member of IATSE Local 917 in 1999.

IA917VPRES@COMCAST.NET – 609-204-3891

Darrell Stark
Business Agent

Darrell graduated from Mercer County Community College in 1980 with an associate degree in Radio and Television Communication.  He worked as an Entertainment Technician at Six Flags Great Adventure for 4 years prior to moving to and working in Atlantic City almost 40 years ago at the original Golden Nugget; in April of 1981.  He joined Local 917 in July of 1999 and has served in the positions, at various times, of Office Secretary, Treasurer, Call Steward, and Business Agent.

IA917BA@COMCAST.NET  609-442-5300

Ian Brennan
Member At Large

Ian is an entertainment technician who works with IATSE Local 917 & 77. For the past 10 years, Ian has worked on various live entertainment including Movie production, broadcasted sporting events, music festivals and more.


Ian has graduated from Atlantic Cape with an Associates in Film, Radio, Tv & also graduated from Stockton University with a Major in Health Sciences (Pre-OT) and a minor is Disability Studies. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, skiing, playing guitar, drums, and paddle-boarding.


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