John MacDonald first became a member of Canadian Auto Workers Local 222 in 1998. Employed with General Motors of Canada at the Oshawa Car Plant, he has also held various roles in CAW Local 222 and is currently the chair of the education committee and works within the National Organizing department of the Canadian Auto Workers. John is active on the executive board and currently is the vice president of the Durham Region Labour Council. During his work as Labour Services Coordinator for United Way Ajax-Pickering-Uxbridge, John was responsible for overseeing labour/community campaigns and building community engagement with various social issues. He resides in Oshawa with his partner Christine McLaughlin, John brings strong leadership and passion for all the work involved in forming a fair society.