Christopher A. Haslinger was appointed to the position of Administrative Assistant to the General President on January 1, 2019. Chris handles various assignments such as Local Union Officer Educational Programs, UA Organizing Contribution Collections and other tasks as designated by UA General President Mark McManus. Prior to this appointment, he had served as the UA's Director of Education and Training. He served his apprenticeship as an HVACR technician with Local Union 50 in Toledo, Ohio. Chris has an Associate's degree in Industrial Training, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Labor Education and a Master's degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the MCAA's Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI).