Director Ron McInroy

UAW Region 4 Director
Ron McInroy

Ron McInroy was re-elected director of UAW Region 4 in June 2018 at the 37th Constitutional Convention. He was first elected regional director in June 2010 at the 35th Constitutional Convention.

McInroy was appointed to Assistant Director of the Region on Nov. 30, 2008.

The region includes the North-Central and Northwest states of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming,  Montana, Kansas, Missouri, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Alaska and Hawaii.

McInroy joined the UAW in 1979 when he was hired at John Deere & Company in Waterloo, Iowa, as a member of UAW Local 838. He was elected to many positions within the local, including steward in 1981, a position he held until being elected committeeman in 1993.

In 2000 McInroy was elected chairman of the John Deere Sub-Council. He served as a member of the bargaining committee for the UAW-Deere negotiations in 2003.
A tool grinder by trade, McInroy served on the skilled trades, consumer affairs, and recreation committees at Local 838.
In 2005 he was appointed as a temporary organizer and later that year was appointed by then-President Ron Gettelfinger as a servicing representative in Iowa. His assignment included his home local along with Locals 242, 450, 616, 997, 1024, and one unit out of Local 893.
McInroy serves as a vice president on the board of the Illinois AFL-CIO.
Ron and his wife, Amy, live in Gurnee, Ill. They have two adult children both residing in Colorado, daughter Shannon and her fiancée Eric Schaller, son Craig and his wife Kelsey.