Steve Galloway is the General Vice President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Midwest Territory, located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. The IAM Midwest Territory represents active and retired members in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan.
Galloway began his membership in IAM Local Lodge 459, District 77 in 1987 as a brewer working at the Stroh Brewery Company in St. Paul, MN. During his eleven years of employment at Stroh’s, Galloway served as Union Steward, Bargaining Committeeperson, and as Bargaining Committee Chairperson. He also served as an Executive Board Member of IAM Local Lodge 459 and as District 77 President.
In 1998, Galloway was elected District 77 Business Representative. In 2007, he was elected to lead the district as District 77 Directing Business Representative.
Galloway also served the membership of District 77 as Chairman of the Machinists, Tool and Die Apprenticeship Committee, Trustee on the St. Paul Auto Dealers Trust Fund, Chairman of the District 77 Health and Welfare Trust Fund, Organizing Director, and as Vice President of the Minnesota State Council of Machinists.
Galloway was appointed to the IAM Midwest Territory Staff as a Special Representative on June 1, 2008. He became a Grand Lodge Representative for the IAM Midwest Territory in December 2009.
On December 1, 2016, Galloway was appointed Chief of Staff to IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber. Galloway succeeded Gruber as the General Vice President of the IAM Midwest Territory on January 1, 2019.
He currently serves as Co-Chairman of the IAM National Pension Fund, a Trustee on the IAM National Benefit Trust Fund, and as a Trustee on the National IAM 401(k) Fund.
Galloway and his wife Stephanie have four children, Andrea, Joshua, Brianna and Sean.