Board of Regents

John Drew

John Drew

3415 N. Murray
Milwaukee, WI 53211


Appointed: June 1, 2008
Term Expires: May 1, 2014


John R. Drew is a regional representative for the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). Drew started his career in the UAW in 1974 as an autoworker at the American Motors assembly plant in Kenosha. He was elected to positions of increasing responsibility in UAW Local 72, including three terms as president before joining the staff of UAW Region 4 in 2004. His duties include negotiating labor agreements and handling grievances for union members employed at firms in southeast Wisconsin including Miller Brewing Company, Case IH and Chrysler LLC.  Drew received a bachelor’s degree from the Antioch University–George Meany Center for Labor Studies and a master’s degree in Industrial Relations from UW-Milwaukee. He served on Governor Doyle’s Task Force on Educational Excellence in 2003-2004

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