IFPTE Officers


Dean Coate

Michael Rudolf

Midwestern Area VP

Mike Rudolf has been a member of the IFPTE since 1977. He has served Local 92 in Milwaukee, WI in numerous leadership capacities since 1982 and currently is Local 92's Vice President and Legislative Committee Chairperson. He was elected Midwest Vice President in 2013 and President of the IFPTE Central States Council in 2014. He has been a past delegate to the Wisconsin AFL-CIO Legislative Steering Committee and the Labor and Employment Relations Association.

Mike received an AAS in Commercial and Industrial Photography from Milwaukee Area Technical College. He has been employed by ATI Forged Products (formerly Ladish Co.) in Cudahy, WI since 1974. He started as an Industrial Photographer and later became a Nondestructive Test Inspector attaining an ASNT Level II certification in Ultrasonic Inspection. He is married to Sue and his interests include photography, biking, hiking and reading about history.

IFPTE at a Glance


IFPTE represents over 80,000 women and men in professional, technical, administrative and associated occupations in the United States and Canada.


Our members work for federal, public and private employers, and work in various occupations such as auditors, drafters/designers, engineers, judges, lawyers, researchers, scientists, and technicians to name a few.

Executive Board

The Executive Council is made up of Officers and Area Vice-Presidents. Area Vice-Presidents are elected by members within their specific area, and are responsible for governing IFPTE between conventions. A list of the Area Vice-Presidents can be found on our Officers page.

Executive Officers

The Executive Officers run the day to day operations of IFPTE and they are elected at the IFPTE Convention, which are held every three years.