Director Ron McInroy
McInroy had been the assistant director of the region since his appointment by then-Director Dennis Williams on Nov. 30, 2008.
The region includes the north-central states of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana.
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.