Secretary-Treasurer Frank Stuglin
Frank Stuglin was unanimously elected on June 28, 2021 by the UAW International Executive Board to serve as Secretary-Treasurer to fill the vacancy created by the election of Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry to the office of president upon the retirement of Rory L. Gamble. Stuglin officially assumed the position on July 1, 2021 and will serve out the term, which ends in June 2022.
Stuglin had served as director of UAW Region 1 after being elected at the 37th Constitutional Convention in June 2018. Region 1 covers the following counties in Michigan: Huron, Lapeer, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola and part of Wayne (including Detroit). Region 1 also includes Canadian UAW local unions.
Stuglin became Region 1 assistant director in 2010 at the 35th Constitutional Convention and remained after reappointment at the 36th Constitutional Convention. He was appointed to the UAW International Staff in 1999 and assigned to Region 1 by UAW President Stephen P. Yokich.
A UAW member, since 1979, he has been politically active; passionate and dedicated to making great strides for the labor movement and for UAW families. He is an advocate for workers’ rights; utilizing the power of collective bargaining and the common voice of the union through voting, activism, organizing and community service.
In 1979, he joined UAW Local 351 while working at Hydraulic Accessories Company and in 1983 moved to Aetna Industries as a member of UAW Local 189. Both locals are now Local 155. While working at Aetna, Stuglin attended Macomb Community College and received a certificate in Welder Equipment Repair.
From 1986 to 1998, he served in various local union roles including alternate committeeperson, bargaining chairperson and a member of the Local 155 Joint Council and Executive Board. He was a servicing representative for the local and elected delegate to UAW Constitutional Conventions in 1992, 1995, and 1998.
In 1998, Stuglin filled the vacancy of Local 155 president and was elected Local 155 president in May of 1999. Later that year, he was elected to chair the Region’s Independents, Parts and Suppliers Council.
He serves as a precinct delegate on the board of Michigan’s 9th Congressional District, as a Michigan Democratic State Central delegate, and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
Stuglin and his wife, Linda, reside in Royal Oak, Michigan. They are the proud parents of Theresa, Susan and Frank and have four grandchildren.