Bob was elected to the role of Secretary-Treasurer by more than 1,800 delegates at Unifor's Convention in August of 2016.
Bob first became active in the labour movement in 1978. He was appointed as National Staff in 1999 and later as the CAW Assistant to National Secretary-Treasurer before becoming Assistant to the National President and Secretary-Treasurer, a position he held from 2009-2015.
Along with his duties as Unifor’s Assistant to the National Secretary-Treasurer, Bob was responsible to oversee 16 sectors and working closely with Local leadership to improve the lives of our members. He has a proven track record of accountability and integrity for defending workers, from holding Bombardier’s feet to the fire to taking on the Ontario government. He is eager to help build and strengthen the union by creating a stable foundation for our future.