International Executive Officers
David B. Durkee
International President David B. Durkee Durkee has been a BCTGM activist since joining Local 280 (Evansville, Ind.) in 1973 as a worker at Lewis Brothers Bakery…
International Secretary-Treasurer Steve Bertelli began his union career in 1986 as a shift leader at Mel-O-Cream International and a member of BC&T Local 316 (Decatur, Ill.)…
International Vice Presidents
Vice President Clark was elected to fill the position of BCTGM Western Region International Vice President on September 17, 2016 at the 99th session of the General Executive Board in Washington D.C., effective January 1, 2017. Clark was appointed to serve as a Western Region International Representative by International David Durkee on June 1, 2015. Prior to his International staff appointment, Clark served as Business Agent of BCTGM Local 114 in Portland, Ore. Clark became a BCTGM Local 114 member on September 1, 1993 when he was hired for a production job at Franz Bakery in Portland. In 2005, he was elected to serve as an at-large Local 114 Executive Board member. Soon after, Clark was elected as local’s recording secretary and served in that position until 2007 when he was elected to be the Local 114 president. In August 2009, Clark was elected as the local’s business agent.
Vice President Shelton began his career with the Union in 1973 when he went to work at Holsum Bakery and became a member of Local 25 in Chattanooga, Tenn. He worked at Colonial Bakery from 1980 to 1992 and served numerous roles within Local 25. On March 30, 1992, Shelton was appointed by International President John DeConcini to serve as an International Representative, a position he served for 23 years. At the 97th session of the General Executive Board in Washington D.C. on September 19, 2015 Shelton was elected as Southern Region International Vice President.
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