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The Women’s Committee
At Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 18, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and empowering environment for women working in the sheet metal sector. Our Women’s Committee plays a pivotal role in championing the cause of women within our industry.
We are proud to be a part of the larger SMART Women’s Committee, which provides an extensive network, mentorship opportunities, and a platform for women to share their experiences. To learn more, visit the SMART Women’s Committee website.
We are breaking barriers and paving the way for women in the sheet metal sector. Join us in our journey to empower, support, and celebrate the remarkable women who contribute to our industry’s success. Together, we are building a stronger and more inclusive future.
Women’s Committee: Contact person, Nicole Severson 414-403-5601
- SMART Women’s Committee: We are proud to be a part of the larger SMART Women’s Committee, which provides an extensive network, mentorship opportunities, and a platform for women to share their experiences. To learn more, visit the SMART Women’s Committee website.
- SMART Women Trivia Nights: Join us for engaging trivia nights designed to connect and empower women within the sheet metal industry.
- Women in Construction Week: Every year, we enthusiastically plan events to celebrate Women in Construction Week. It’s a time to honor the remarkable contributions of women in our field.
- Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference: We actively participate in the Tradeswomen Build Nations (TWBN) program established by the North American Building Trades Unions (NABTU). TWBN is dedicated to providing tradeswomen with access, opportunities, and equity in the workplace. For more details, please visit www.NABTU.org/twbn website.
What We Do
Our Rich History
Since the founding days of our predecessor unions, Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 18 has grown to represent members across various industry sectors and occupations. From the dedicated conductors of freight and passenger rail to HVAC technicians who ensure your comfort, we’ve left no stone unturned. Our presence is felt in construction, rail shops, shipyards, nuclear power plants, manufacturing facilities, and across the vast American transportation network. It’s likely that the HVAC technician who fixed your system or the bus operator who took you to work or school is a proud member of our union. Our rich history, diverse occupations, and unwavering commitment make us a driving force in the sheet metal and transportation industries.