The general executive board of the Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association of the United States and Canada, AFL-CIO, elected Daniel E. Stepano as its new general president. Stepano will serve the remainder of the term of General President Patrick D. Finley, who passed away April 10, 2016.
Stepano has served the international association and its membership at both the local and international levels. Prior to his April 2016 election, he served as the association’s executive vice president and general executive board member. He has served in these positions since June 1, 2004, and he was elected to those positions in 2009 and 2014. Stepano has also served as the director of organizing since Jan. 1, 2007.