McDonald re-elected VP of AFT Board

John McDonald

DEARBORN — Henry Ford College Federation of Teachers’ President John McDonald has been re-elected to serve as vice president on the American Federation of Teachers’ Executive Board by delegates to the AFT’s National Convention held recently in Los Angeles.

In addition to serving on the AFT’s governing board, McDonald has been appointed to its Committee on Political Education, Human and Civil Rights Committee, and Democracy Committee, which promotes democratic principles and institutions with the United States and abroad.

The AFT represents 1.6 million public school, higher education, health care, and public employee professionals across the United States.

McDonald has served as president of the HFC Federation of Teachers since 1978. He also serves as the AFT-Michigan vice president for Higher Education, on the AFT’s Higher Education Program and Policy Council, and on the Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO Executive Council.

Within the Dearborn community, McDonald is a member and past president of the Dearborn Rotary Club and its foundation. He serves on the boards of the Dearborn Centurions, the HFC Foundation, and the Coalition for Secure Retirement. For several years, he has served as chairman of the HFC Michael Adray Memorial Golf Tournament and is a member of the Amicus Club in Dearborn.