Pedro (“Pete”) Flores
Pedro (“Pete”) Flores, for the last six (6) years, has served as the Executive Vice President of Transport Workers Union of America, Local 291, AFL-CIO, in Miami, Florida.
Local 291 represents approximately three-thousand (3,000) employees working for Miami-Dade Transit (Metrorail, Metromover, and Metrobus).
Pete has spent most of his career as an appointed or elected TWU Local 291 officer. Pete joined Miami-Dade Transit in 1991 as a Bus Operator, and in 1998 was appointed as a Member’s Assistance Program Counselor at the Coral Way Division.
In 2008 Pete ran for an Executive Board position (Vice President of Operations) and was enthusiastically selected by the members. Pete served as a Vice President of Operations until the following election. In 2012, Pete decided to run for Executive Vice President, and has served in that position ever since. Pete believes that the future of the union is bright and strong.