Gov. J.B. Pritzker has appointed Southwestern Illinois union executive Dave Weaver to the Worker’s Compensation Advisory Board. The appointment, one of a series made to the same board, is subject to Senate confirmation.
Weaver serves as the directing business representative of District 9 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union, and president of the Illinois State Council of Machinists.
Previously, Weaver worked as a business representative with District 9, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union, until being appointed assistant business director.
In addition, Weaver served the AFL-CIO as labor liaison with United Way of Greater St. Louis, Illinois Division and as Illinois vice president.
Weaver began his career as a Machinist as an apprentice mechanic and a journeyman mechanic in Belleville.
Photo from District 9 website.