James Allen

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(630) 941-2300

660 North Industrial Drive

Elmhurst, IL 60126

President Allen is a third generation bricklayer, who served his apprenticeship as both a bricklayer and a certified welder working in the residential and commercial markets in the Chicagoland area.

In 1988, Allen was appointed as a field representative for the Local 21 health and welfare funds where he was responsible for the collection of delinquent benefit funds owed to the membership.

In 1993, Allen was appointed Business Agent for Local 21. He was elected Vice President of Local 21 in 1999, and became President of Local 21 and the District Council in 2004.

In January 2009, the International Union merged all the District Council Locals into an Administrative District Council (ADC) and appointed Allen as President of the ADC.

In his current position, President Allen has the responsibility of overseeing the day to day operations of the Administrative District Council (ADC)