Source of Wealth: United Auto WorkersMarital Status: Married to Judy GettelfingerFull Name: Ron GettelfingerOccupation: Former President of United Auto WorkersEducation: Indiana UniversityChildren: two children
Ron Gettelfinger is the former president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) and he has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He was elected in the position on June 5, 2002 at the UAW’s 33rd Constitutional Convention in Las, Vegas.
A graduate of Indiana University, Mr. Gettelfinger served as the Director of UAW Region 3. He represents UAW members in Indiana and Kentucky. In 1998, he was elected vice president of the association where he also served as the director of the UAW Aerospace Department and the UAW Ford Department. In 1999, he led the negotiations that focused on “Bargaining for Families.”
Since 1964, Ron Gettelfinger is a member of the UAW Local 862. He is one proud person to be called a chassis line repairman. He was elected as a committeeperson by the workers at Ford’s Louisville Assembly Plant to represent them. He has turned down the position as the chairman and president as well as a delegate to the National Ford Council and Sub-Council #2. During the 1987 Ford, negotiations, he was a member of the UAW national negotiating team.