Alvarado, Executive Officer
Bob Alvarado is the
Executive Officer of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, which represents over 35,000
men and women in carpentry and related crafts. He was first elected
in 2001, and was elected to a fourth term in August of 2013.
Mr. Alvarado has negotiated
four multi-year Carpenters Master Agreements for Northern California.
He led the creation of the Basic Crafts Workers Compensation
Fund, an insurance program that utilizes Alternative Dispute
Resolution to improve service to workers and reduce costs to
employers of Carpenters, Laborers and Operating Engineers.
Mr. Alvarado serves
as co-chairman of the Corporate Board for the Carpenters
Funds Administrative Office, overseeing combined assets of over
5 Billion Dollars.
He was appointed to
the California Transportation Commission by Governor Schwarzenegger
in 2006 and is currently serving his third term after being reappointed
by Governor Brown last year.
Previously, Mr. Alvarado
was a member of the board of the State Compensation Insurance
Fund, and the Contractors State License Board.
He has served as a moderator
and speaker at previous International Foundation Annual Employee
Mr. Alvarado is a member
of the International Foundation Board of Voting Directors and
serves on the Trustees Committee.