Kenneth M. Perdue


Kenneth M. Perdue
President, West Virginia AFL-CIO – Retired
DRWV Board Member

Kenny has been active in the AFL-CIO and central labor councils since 1977, and an active member of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association for over 30 years. He was elected to the West Virginia AFL-CIO’s Executive Board following the retirement of his father from the board in 1989.

A second generation union sheet metal worker, with three brothers also working in the trade, he was elected as a Business Representative for his local union.  He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the West Virginia AFL-CIO from 1997 until August 16, 2004, when he became President upon the retirement of the former president.