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Michael is happily married to his wife Dina Caffrey for 32 years they have two children Michael, a maritime engineer and Juliana who is a social worker.
Michael has been a proud rank and file member of Local One. For 28 years, he has worked in Local One's jurisdiction at Lincoln Center, Broadway Theatres, CBS, ABC, and Carnegie Hall.
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 has continued to take Employee Benefits Clsses at the Internation Foundation of Employee benefits and is currently working in his Certicate as a Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.
He is an OSHA Outreach Trainer.
Michael conducts OSHA 10/ Basic Entertainment Safety courses regularly for the Local.
Service to Local One
Michael was elected to the office of Administrative Secretary in 2019. He has served as a Delegate to the 67 and 68 IATSE Quadrennial Conventions, and in 2016 was elected as Chairman, Board of Trustees of Local One Executive Board. He has served on various negotiating committees and also sits on the Benefits Committee for Local One.
For five years, Michael was Shop Steward at the Plymouth Theatre.
Working improve communication with our membership, is serving as Webmaster of the Local One's refurbished Website and Administrator of the Local One Facebook page. He is has been appointed as a Delegate to represent Local One to the NYC Central Labor Council.
Michael has co-chaired the 2015, 2016, and 2017 2018, 2019 “Labor Day Parade and Celebration” and the Annual Holiday Party. He is also a volunteer member of the Local One PAC.
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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