Michael Laughlin III
Michael is currently President of the Atlantic and Cape May County Building Trades Council and Assistant Business Manager with International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 21. Nationally, Michael is the Chair of the IUPAT Eastern Region Glass Craft Committee, Chair of the IUPAT National Glazier Craft Committee and Board member of the Architectural Glass and Metal Certification Council (AGMCC). At District Council 21, Michael is a trustee to the Health and Welfare Fund, Annuity Fund, Pinpointing/Targeting Fund, Glazier Training Advisory Committee and 21 Unified Labor Management Fund. In his hometown, Michael is a current member of the Monroe Township, NJ Planning Board since 2019.
Michael is a graduate of Pitman High School and attended Gloucester County College and Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. In the early 90’s, Michael began his career as an apprentice Glazier for Local Union 252 in Atlantic City and had the opportunity to build many of the casino projects there including Harrah’s, Tropicana, and Borgata to name a few. Michael held many positions during his time in Atlantic City including journeyperson, shop steward, foreman, general foreman, project manager, and estimator. Later in his career, Michael was hired as an organizer with Glaziers Local 252, and then elected as a business representative where he currently serves the union membership and the signatory glazing contractor community with offices in Atlantic City and Philadelphia.
Michael is a lifelong resident of Williamstown, NJ where he resides with his wife Loren and two children, Logan, and Camryn.