Damian Petti has served on the General Executive Board since 2003. A native of Canada, Mr. Petti has worked in the entertainment industry as a technical director, production stage manager, sound technician, lighting designer and motion picture grip. In 1998, Petti was elected President of Calgary-based Local 212, a position he currently holds today. Petti graduated from the Mount Royal University theatre program with a specialization in production and has continued his studies at the University of Calgary. Mr. Petti has served terms as the Chair of the Alberta Film Advisory Council (AFAC) and as the Chair of the Alberta Motion Picture Industry Action Committee (ASIAC). Petti is currently a Director of the IATSE Canada Health Plan Inc and serves on the IATSE Disaster Response Committee team. Damian is a volunteer PDAT and ERT responder with the Canadian Red Cross and is proud to captain the yearly national Food Bank Drive supported by Canadian IATSE Locals. In 2015, Petti became a Vice President of the Alberta Federation of Labour a position he retains today.