R. Thomas Buffenbarger
|R. Thomas Buffenbarger|
Buffenbarger speaking at a rally in Erie, Pennsylvania in 2008
|Born||1950 (age 66–67)|
|Occupation||President of the IAM|
R. Thomas "Tom" Buffenbarger is an American labor leader and President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).
Buffenbarger is a member of the executive council of the AFL-CIO and a member of the Economic Policy Institute's board of directors, serves as chairman of the Labor Advisory Committee to the U.S. Trade Representative, and is a past member of the U.S. Treasury Department's Advisory Committee to the International Monetary Fund. Buffenbarger also once served on the National Advisory Board of the Apollo Alliance and was one of the original 130 founders of the Campaign for America's Future.
Buffenbarger is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the organization's governing body.
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