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About TBMW’s Convener

Summary, Tony Budak:
I was born in 1942 in Youngstown, Ohio. In 2004, after 40 years and 6 months of service, I retired from Delphi Packard Automotive, who had acquired Packard from General Motors in 1999.
In 1966 I was drafted in to the Army. At first, I served as an honor guard at Fort Monroe, Virginia. I was then transferred to Korat, Thailand, where the American military maintained a huge presence. In Thailand, I served as a Military Police Investigator assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division, US Army Thailand. I was honorably discharged in 1968 and met my obligation to be on call for the National Guard for 4 more years, as was required at that time.
After returning from my active duty, I became a department supervisor over three shifts and 190 people. In 1973, I left management and returned to the shop floor. I became active in the Union, and was eventually elected to IUE 717’s Executive Board, holding that office 13 years.
I received a Masters of Science in Community Economic Development, from New Hampshire College in 1991, with the support of my family.
In 1996 I was elected Sub Chairman B. As Sub Chair, I was responsible for enforcing the contract between IUE-CWA Local 717 and Delphi Packard Electric General Motors.
Currently I’m organizing a TimeBank service exchange community.
When ever possible there is always time with my family, and lastly I keep in touch with the labor movement on and off line.
Specialties: Worker Owned Business, Solidarity Unionism, Grievance Handling, HTML, Web Forum Administration, TimeBank Coordinator.

TBMW in the News


TBMW has been featured in local media recently.

Please follow the links to read local newspaper articles.

08-09-10 The Youngstown Vindicator

08-07-27 The Warren Tribune Chronicle

09-08-30 The Warren Tribune Chronicle

 Featured on local web sites

Mahoning Valley Info


Sherry Linkon of WYSU-FM interviewed Tony Budak, Coordinator, TimeBank Mahoning Watershed for her radio program "Lincoln Avenue."

Click here to listen to the audio file of their conversation.
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Click here for Sherry’s blog entry.

Thank you very much for your interest in joining TimeBank Mahoning Watershed, a community benefit organization.