ECM Construction

Jimmy L. Cooper

As Business Development Director, Mr. Cooper brings a host of “connections” and experience to the position because he served as the business developer for Laborers Local Union 1191 for over twenty years. In that capacity, his duties included Administrator of day to day operations of a 3,500 member union organization, union disciplinary proceedings, and member education programs; representation (collection bargaining and contract administration including proposals, negotiation and ratification); trustee on multi-million dollars of Taft-Harley Funds (Detroit & Vicinity Pension Fund, Detroit & Vicinity Health Care Fund and the Michigan Laborer’s Pension Fund); and Overseer of sewer and water projects in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties

Selected Experience

Chairman
Laborers’ Pension Trust Fund, Detroit & Vicinity

Vice President
Michigan Laborers’ District Council

Secretary
LIUNA african American Caucus

Board Member
Michigan Transportation Team
Lobby Congress for funding for Michigan highway projects

Delegate
Michigan & Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO

Board Member
MITA – Sewage Bond Issue

Commissioner
Detroit Water and Sewerage Department