Mission Statement

OUR MISSION
We are an elite training center committed to providing our members with excellent service by offering the highest quality education and the most finely trained craftworkers in the masonry-trowel trades.

WHAT IS THE TRAINING FUND?
The Minnesota and North Dakota Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Journeyman and Apprentice Training Trust Fund (“Training Fund”) is a Taft-Hartley multiemployer trust fund. It is administered by The Board of Trustees. Read More

The Board of Trustees is made up of eight people: four are appointed by the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, Local 1 Minnesota/North Dakota (“union trustees”); two are appointed by the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota and two are appointed by the Minnesota Concrete and Masonry Contractors Association (“employer trustees”).

Together, the union trustees and the employer trustees work with their staff and third-party service providers to promote, maintain and develop on the job training (OJT) programs in the Bricklayer, Tile Finisher/Layer, Pointer-Cleaner-Caulker,Terrazzo Finisher, and other allied trades for new apprentices and experienced journey workers. The Training Fund programs are registered OJT apprenticeship programs under the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

DOUG SCHROEDER
Chairman

 

BILL DENTINGER
Vice Chairman

GREG GRAZZINI
Secretary  
AGC

TIM MILLER
AGC

MICHAEL COOK
Trustee  
BAC 1

STAN PACZYNSKI
Trustee  
BAC 1

ROGER KIVELA
Trustee  
MCMCA

Mike Ganz
Trustee  
BAC 1

WAYNE GRAZZINI
Alternate Trustee  
MCMCA

TERRY WONG
Alternate Trustee  
BAC 1