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International Vice President of the Western States Section for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers

J. Tom Baca

J. Tom Baca has served as the International Vice President of the Western States Section for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers since December 2006. The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers is a diverse union representing workers throughout the United States and Canada in industrial construction, repair, and maintenance; manufacturing; shipbuilding and marine repair; railroads; mining and quarrying; cement kilns; and related industries. Mr. Baca also serves as the Secretary-Treasurer for the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, AFL‐CIO. Previously, Mr. Baca was the Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer for Boilermakers Local 549 (Pittsburg, Calif.). He began his Construction Boilermaker career in 1969 and is a third-generation Boilermaker. Mr. Baca was the President of the Contra Costa Building and Construction Trades Council. He is a past member of the executive board for the Contra Costa County NAACP chapter, a founding member of Shoot For A Cure, a nonprofit organization that raises money for Leukemia and MS research. Tom also is a founding member of California Unions for Reliable Energy (CURE) and a Charter member of the Union Sportsmen Alliance. He chairs the Boilermaker Western States Negotiating Committee and co-chairs the Boilermaker Western States Joint Apprenticeship Council, serves on the California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy (CFEE), and several other boards as either an executive member or trustee.