Michael Yauger

Michael Yauger
International Brotherhood of Teamsters H2H/EPO/H2HC Coordinator
Product of Chicago Public Schools.

Michael Yauger Served in Vietnam as a Hawk Hunter Killer Team Leader with the 173rd Airborne Brigade conducting counter insurgency and counter guerilla operations in the central highlands of Vietnam.

Worked for CTS Driver Training in Human Resources in concert with the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs and then became an organizer for the Teamsters Union in 1991.

Yauger is one of the most recognized figures in Illinois for his work with Veterans, Reserve and National Guard communities. He is now taking the protocol defined in Illinois for Helmets to Hardhats in partnership with the Employer Partnership Office to all fifty states with support from General President Hoffa on behalf of the Teamsters.

Served as:
Business Agent
Elected and served in the following offices: Trustee, Recording Secretary, Secretary-Treasurer.
Presently: President of Local 786
Sergeant at Arms/Delegate of Teamsters Joint Council 25
Teamsters Joint Council 25 Representative of the Helmets to Hardhats Program
Lobbyist for Teamsters Local 786 lobbying for heavy and highway construction

Chicago Hospitality Association Board Member.
Chicago’s Northwest side Irish Honorary 2007 Grand Marshall.
NWSI Humanitarian of the Year 2007 recognized for his efforts with our American heroes.
Honorary Committeeman Board Kup’s Purple Heart Foundation.
Member of the Cook County Democratic Organization.
Former International Vice-President of the 173rd Airborne Society.
Served as a representative for the Cook County Veterans Assistance Commission and served on the Planning Commission of Fox Lake.