Director chuck browning
Chuck Browning was elected director of UAW Region 1A at the 37th Constitutional Convention in June 2018.
UAW Region 1A covers most of Wayne County, Michigan, (including part of Detroit), Monroe County and Washtenaw County, and extends to the Ohio border.
Since 2014, Browning has served as executive administrative assistant to UAW President Dennis D. Williams. From 2010 to 2014 he served as an administrative assistant to former UAW President Bob King.
In his roles as an executive administrative assistant and as an administrative assistant, he has held responsibilities that include collective bargaining, organizing, constitutional administration and oversight of the various departments under the direct jurisdiction of the president.
Browning was appointed to the staff in 2000 by UAW President Stephen P. Yokich as an International representative and assigned to the union’s Ford Department where he performed various duties.
While serving as an International representative, coordinator, assistant director and administrative assistant, his responsibilities included collective bargaining, contract administration and oversight of various departments under the jurisdiction of the vice president of the union’s Ford Department.
Browning joined the UAW in 1987 and became a member of Local 3000 when he went to work at the Mazda Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan. He held various positions that included committeeman, bargaining committee and plant chairman. During his tenure as chairman, the membership transitioned to representation under the UAW-Ford National agreement.
Born and raised in Michigan, he married his wife Leslie in 1983 and they have three children together; Elizabeth, Andrew and Rebecca.