IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has announced the appointment of Indianapolis District 90 Directing Business Representative Tim Hough to the position of Midwest Territory Special Representative, effective January 1, 2015.
Hough initiated into Valparaiso, IN Local 1227 as a CNC Lathe Operator at Union Electric Steel Corp. in 1990, where he was eventually elected President of his local. He would go on to serve in a variety of positions at District 90, including Organizer, Business Representative, Vice President, President and Assistant Directing Business Representative. Hough is the current President of the Indiana State Council of Machinists and a Vice President for the Indiana State AFL-CIO. He was elected a delegate to the IAM Grand Lodge Convention in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2012.
“I would like to welcome Tim to our staff,” said IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber. “He will be a tremendous asset bringing many years of experience serving as a Directing Business Representative, Business Representative and Organizer.”