Thomas J. Flynn became a member of the former Carpenters Local Union 67 in Dorchester, Mass., in 1987, and was elected to positions on the local’s executive board, including President. He also served as an organizer and business manager. He later served as political director of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters (NERCC), executive director of the New England Carpenters Labor-Management Program (NECLMP), and trustee for the Boston Carpenters Apprenticeship Fund. Currently, he serves as the Chair of the North Atlantic States Carpenters Benefits Funds.
In 2017, Flynn was appointed and subsequently elected executive secretary-treasurer of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters, now the North Atlantic States Regional Council.
Before becoming executive secretary-treasurer Flynn served for five years as political director of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, coordinating U.S. legislative initiatives, lobbying, and prominent political campaigns.
He was elected to the UBC’s General Executive Board in 2020 and now serves as General Vice President of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters.
Flynn is a native of Dorchester and resides in Milton, Mass., with his family.