Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Bob Alvarado is the Executive Officer of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, which represents over 35,000 men and women in carpentry and related crafts. He was first elected to that post in 2001, and was elected to a third term in August of 2009.
Mr. Alvarado has negotiated two multi-year Carpenters Master Agreements for Northern California. He led the creation of the Basic Crafts Workers Compensation Fund, an insurance program that utilizes Alternative Dispute Resolution to improve service to workers and reduce costs to employers of Carpenters, Laborers and Operating Engineers. Mr. Alvarado serves as co-chairman of the Corporate Board for the Carpenters' Funds Administrative Office, overseeing combined assets of over 2 Billion Dollars.
He was appointed to the California Transportation Commission by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2006 and reappointed in 2010. Previously, he was a member of the board of the State Compensation Insurance Fund, and the Contractor's State License Board.