Mark Cooper

(515) 265-1862

2000 Walker Street 

Suite H

Des Moines, Iowa 50317

I am currently the President of the South Central Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO.   I am currently a member of the Graphic Communications Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 727-S.  From November of 1991 until December of 2009 I served as President of GCC/IBT Local 727-S and represented the members who worked at Alcan Flexible Packaging.  I first joined a union in 1978 when I worked at Armstrong Tire Company.  I was a member of the United Rubber Workers from 1978 until 1987.  I served as a department union steward from 1980 until 1987 representing the members of the maintenance department.  In 1987 I left the employ of Armstrong Tire.  Honorably Discharged Naval Viet Nam Veteran serving from 1973 until 1977.