Michael A Caffrey

Chairman of the Trustees

212-333-2500 ext 123

mcaffrey@iatse-local1.org

Michael is happily married to his wife Dina Caffrey for 29 years they have two children Michael, a maritime engineer and Juliana who is a social worker. 

Work as Local One Member

Michael has been a proud rank and file member of Local One. For 25 years, he has worked in Local One's jurisdiction at Lincoln Center, Broadway Theatres, CBS, ABC, and Carnegie Hall. 

Education

Michael is an ETCP Certified Electrician and holds a Class 2 NYC Department of Buildings Welding License. 

He received his Bachelor's Degree in Labor Studies at SUNY Empire State College in January 2017 and has completed IATSE Officer Training Institute Classes. 
He has completed online classes in Basic Negotiating, Negotiating Skills and Strategies Effective Communication and Steward Training from Cornell University ILR School Worker Institute. 

He is the C0-Chair to the Local One Safety Committee and is an OSHA Outreach Trainer.
Michael conducts OSHA 10/ Basic Entertainment Safety courses regularly for the Local.

Service to Local One

For five years, Michael was Shop Steward at the Plymouth Theatre. Currently, he is the Shop Steward for Carnegie Hall. 

Working closely with the Local One Recording-Corresponding Secretary to improve communication with our membership, serving as Webmaster of the Local One Website and Administrator of the Local One Facebook page. He was Recently, appointed as a Delegate to represent Local One to the NYC Central Labor Council.  

Michael has co-chaired the 2015 “Labor Day Parade and Celebration” and the Annual Holiday Party. He is also a volunteer member of the Local One PAC. 

Associations & Honors

A member of the Rockville Centre Lions Club and a founding member of the RVC Youth Council, which is a 501C3 non profit for the education and awareness of under age alcohol and drug abuse. 

Michael was the 2015 honoree at the RVC Lion’s Club annual Dinner in the Dark for his work with the RVC Youth Council. 

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