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David M. Prouty

David M. Prouty
Board Member

Mr. Prouty was nominated by President Biden on June 23, 2021 and confirmed by the Senate on July 28, 2021. His term will last until August 2026.

Most recently, Member Prouty served as General Counsel of Service Employee International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ, the largest labor union for property service workers in the country with over 175,000 members. He served as General Counsel of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) from 2013 – 2017 and as Chief Labor Counsel of the MLBPA from 2008 – 2013. Prior to June 2008, Member Prouty was General Counsel of UNITE HERE, and was General Counsel of UNITE from 2001 – 2004. Before serving as General Counsel of UNITE and UNITE HERE, Member Prouty was Southern Regional Counsel for UNITE and its predecessor union, the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), for fifteen years. He received his AB magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine in 1980; worked as a researcher and organizer for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) from 1980 to 1983; and received his JD cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1986.