Paul Shearon, International President
Matt Biggs, Secretary-Treasurer
Founded in 1918, IFPTE represents more than 80,000 women and men in professional, technical, administrative and associated occupations in the United States and Canada. IFPTE is a diverse union representing workers in a variety of fields, including local and federal government, the armed forces, aeronautics and aerospace, and computer industries. IFPTE members are also employed in a wide variety of occupations including accountants, architects, criminologists, drafters/designers, economists, inspectors, administrative law judges, law clerks, legal assistants, librarians, nurses, public information officers, engineers, scientists, security officers, and park and wildlife workers.
Among the major employers of IFPTE are the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Navy, NASA, the Department of Interior, the Library of Congress, the Social Security Administration, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, General Electric, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Siemens Westinghouse, Babcock and Wilcox, and many state and local government units.