IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has announced that, effective May 1, 2015, Robert D. Walls has been appointed to the Grand Lodge staff as a Special Representative for the Woodworkers’ Department.
Walls has been an IAM member since the Woodworkers affiliated with the IAM in 1994 and served as a shop steward and business representative in his hometown Local W33 in International Falls, MN. He was appointed District W3 Business Representative in February 2000 and has served as the district’s Assistant Directing Business Representative since 2009.
“Brother Walls brings valuable experience to our staff,” said President Buffenbarger. “His understanding of the woodworking industry and the importance of solid representation make him a great addition to our team.”