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Dave Hecker

President, AFT Michigan; Vice President, American Federation of Teachers

Hecker, Dave-editDavid Hecker is president of AFT Michigan and an American Federation of Teachers’ vice president. In this role, he oversees a statewide union consisting of 98 local chapters and 35,000 members working for Pre K-12 and intermediate school districts, community colleges and universities. He is co-chair of the AFT organizing committee and also serves on the AFT Teachers Program and Policy Council, as well as the AFT Advisory Committee on State Federations. Hecker also serves as executive vice president of the Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO and is a member of the Michigan State AFL-CIO Executive Council. He is an officer-at-large of the Michigan Democratic Party.