Mike Laureto was elected to the AFFI as the Northern District Trustee in February of 2020 at the caucus in Aurora then elected in June of 2020 by the delegates of the 43rd Biennial Convention. Laureto was hired by the Berwyn Fire Department in 2008 and has achieved the rank of Engineer. In 2014, He was appointed to the position of Steward by the Local 506 Executive Board. Mike was then elected Union President of Local 506 in January of 2016 and currently holds that position.
Before his career in the fire service, Laureto enlisted in the United States Navy shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. After graduating in the top of his class, Mike was stationed in Coronado, CA where he fulfilled his duties in military intelligence as a Cryptologist and volunteered as the Coordinator of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation at his base. In 2004, Laureto was honored to receive the Junior Sailor of the Year award at his command.
Clayton Matteson was elected as the AFFI Central District Trustee in June of 2020 by the delegates of the 43rd Biennial Convention. Clayton was hired by the Bloomington Fire Department in May 2007 as a Firefighter/Paramedic. In 2010, he was elected to the position of Treasurer by the membership of Bloomington Firefighters Union – IAFF Local 49. Clayton has also served as Local 49’s Vice President and President. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of Local 49’s Political Action Committee and is a member of the AFFI’s Labor History Committee. You can contact Clayton at: firstname.lastname@example.org