Union: IronWorkers 720
Election Year: March 2024 (2 year term)
A 34 year member of Ironworkers local 720, he spent 25 years in the field of construction performing duties of a reinforceing ironworker working through local 720 contractors. For the last 9 years he has been a business agent / organizer with Local 720 mostly focussed on taking care of Reinforcing contractors and members.
Organizing dozens of companies he has successfully used both top down and bottom up organizing methods. Having recruited several hundred people into our trade over the years, from journeyman in the nonunion sector to inexperienced workers he has been very involved with the apprenticeship program and has served two terms as the presiding officer on the provincial apprenticeship committee for the Ironworkers.
Currently he is the political coordinator for the ironworkers local and is an executive member at the EDLC, Alberta Federation of labour, and Greater Edmonton Alliance.
He has a beautiful wife we have been together for over 33 years we have two children one girl and one boy. His daughter owns her own business a flower Shop in fort Saskatchewan and his son has chosen to follow in his footsteps and is now a journeyman reinforceing ironworker member of Local 720.