Patrick “Shorty” Gleason
Shorty Gleason is a Labor Liaison at Union Services Agency. He is currently a member of the Mackinac Bridge Authority. He was inducted into the Iron Workers International Festival Hall of Fame in August 2011.
Shorty formerly worked as the Business Manager and Financial Secretary/Treasurer of Iron Workers Local 25 and was a Mid-State Business Agent and President of Iron Workers Local 25. He was also President of the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, Chairman for the Iron Workers 25 Pension and Health Fund, Chair of the Davison Area Fire Authority and an Executive Board Member of the Michigan State AFL-CIO. Shorty formerly served on the Genesee County Board of Commissioners and the Genesee County Retirement System Board.
Furthermore, Shorty was an Iron Workers Local 25 Journeyman and a participant in numerous councils, committees, subcommittees