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Joanne M. Sanders

13th Int'l Vice President / Department Director, Trade Show and Display Work

Joanne M. Sanders was unanimously elected International Vice President on February 1, 2018 during the 2018 Mid-Winter General Executive Board meeting in Los Angeles. She is also the Director of the Trade Show and Display Work Department.

Joanne is a member of IATSE Locals 30 and 893, serving as Business Representative of 893. She is a delegate to the Indiana AFL-CIO, and is Financial Secretary-Treasurer of the Central Indiana AFL-CIO and the Hoosier Heartland Area Labor Federation. Over the past twenty years, Joanne has been instrumental in advocating for workers’ rights, women’s issues and overall civil rights. She organized the Central Indiana Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) and served as Indiana’s CLUW State Vice President for seven years. She was elected as CLUW National Secretary in September 2017.