Glenn Freeman III

Labor Liaison

Glenn was appointed AFL-CIO Community Services Labor Liaison in 1999. His work at CAUW includes serving on numerous boards and committees, encouraging labor representation on local nonprofit boards and committees and stimulating labor participation in community programs. He also assists with the annual fall fundraising campaign and helps union members, their families and citizens in time of need, including building handicapped ramps for the elderly and disabled. Additionally, Glenn oversees the local Emergency Food & Shelter Program which distributes federal dollars to local resources for emergencies and disasters, and the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). His lifetime of service ranges from Boy Scouts to food drives, medical access advocacy to housing issues…and of course fundraising. He held positions at Ford Motors and General Motors and worked in construction and in the pharmaceutical industry. Glenn is an Eaton County Commissioner and serves as the vice chair of the Ways and Means Committee of Eaton County. He also is president of the Greater Lansing Labor Council. Glenn currently serves on the Capital Area Community Services (CACS), the board of the Greater Lansing Food Bank and is a member of the Capital Area Michigan Works Workforce Development Board and Administration Board. He and his wife Sherry have 4 children, five grandchildren and he enjoys fishing, hunting and gardening.