Jason Hardwick

IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has appointed has tapped District 947 Business Representative Jason Hardwick as the new Western Territory Communications Representative.

“We are excited to welcome Jason to our staff,” said Western Territory GVP Gary Allen. “His positive attitude and unique skillset will be an asset to the Western Territory.”

Serving as a Business Representative since January 2014, Hardwick represented public employees for the City of Long Beach, CA. He previously served on a District 947 task force to combat union raids in Southern California.

Hardwick initiated into Los Angeles Local 311 in June 2006 at the Hostess Dolly Madison facility. He became a Shop Steward in 2009 and in 2011 attended the Young Machinists Symposium in Toronto.