Ed joined the IAM in 1988 with Local Lodge 585 while working at Calspan located in Buffalo, New York. He was elected President of Local 585 in 1992 and served in that capacity until 2003.
Ed has been active in numerous Union committees; IAM Blue Ribbon Commission in 2000, President of District Lodge 65 in 2002, Area Vice President of the New York State Council and Public Relations Director for the Council in 2007.
Ed was appointed Apprentice Organizer in 2003, serving in that capacity for two years. Since 2005 Ed has served as Business Representative for District Lodge 65 working out of the Buffalo, New York office.
Ed was appointed Special Representative in 2007. He serves as the Automotive Coordinator for the Eastern Territory, Organizing and support for the Eastern Territory Regional Office.