Ernest Dow

Ernest “Red” Dow initiated into the IAM on Jan.1, 1980 working as a Machinist at General Electric for 30 years at the time of its closing.

Ernest has held numerous positions with Local Lodge 794, at Albuquerque NM. His cultivation within the IAM began by holding the following positions, Shop Steward, Lodge Auditor, Grievance/Negotiations Committeemen, Grievance/Negotiations Committee Chairmen, Delegate to NM State Council of Machinists, Vice-President of NM State Council of Machinists, Delegate to the NM Federation of Labor and Local Lodge Vice-President.

He currently (holds/held) the positions of President/Directing Business Representative, President of the NM State Council of Machinists and Vice-President of the NM Federation of Labor; at the time of his appointment as GL Special Representative. 


(Shop Steward, 5 years, Lodge Auditor, 6 years, Grievance/Negotiations Committeemen, 9 years, Local Lodge Vice-President, 6 years, Delegate to NM State Council of Machinists, Delegate to the NM Federation of Labor, 29 years, Vice-President of NM State Council of Machinists 12 years, President/Directing Business Representative, 14 years, President of the NM State Council of Machinists and Vice-President of the NM Federation of Labor, 2 years.)