Panel: Opening Remarks
Josh Raper is a Southwest Mountain States Regional Manager overseeing operations in team rooms in the Los Angeles and Bakersfield areas. He also serves as a Southwest Executive Board member and Southwest Trustee on the Health and Welfare, Pension, Vacation and Training Trust Funds. In addition to his roles as Regional Manager, Executive Board member and Trustee, he was recently appointed Jurisdictional Director. As the newly appointed Jurisdictional Director he has the instrumental role of overseeing projects that are awarded within the Southwest that fall into ‘carpenter work’ and ensures that the bids and projects are awarded to the Carpenters Union.