R. Thomas Buffenbarger

From KeyWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
R. Thomas Buffenbarger


Thomas Buffenbarger is the current International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, as of March 18, 2010. When he was 20 years old he was elected for his first leadership position within IAM as a steward of his apprenticeship group. Ever since then he has worked his way up to the Presidency of the organization, learning from the leaders he closely worked with for many years[1].

Economic Policy Institute

Buffenbarger serves on the Board of Directors of the Economic Policy Institute.[1]

Campaign for America's Future

In 1996 Thomas Buffenbarger, Machinists Union was one of the original 130 founders of Campaign for America's Future[2].

Saluting DSA

Democratic Left, Fall 2003, page 15

In 2003 R. Thomas Buffenbarger and several Members and Officers of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, including General Secretary/Treasurer Warren L. Mart and General vice-Presidents Lee Pearson, Dave Ritchie, Alex M. Bay, Robert Roach, Jr., Robert V . Thayer, Lynn D. Tucker, Jr., Robert Martinez, Jr., published a statement in the Fall Democratic Left, saluting Democratic Socialists of America; .[3]

Members and Officers of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers salutes Democratic Socialists of America for your untiring efforts to strengthen the causes of workers in America.

Congratulating DSA

In 2007 R. Thomas Buffenbarger and several Members and Officers of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, including General Secretary/Treasurer Warren L. Mart and General vice-Presidents Lee Pearson, Dave Ritchie, Robert Roach, Jr., Lynn D. Tucker, Jr., Robert Martinez, Jr., Richard Michalski and Philip J. Gruber, congratulated Democratic Socialists of America, "on 35 years of publishing the Democratic Left".[4]

Apollo Alliance

In 2006, Thomas Buffenbarger, IAM served on the National Advisory Board of the Apollo Alliance.[5]

External links

References