started with the Laborers.' International Union of North America
as a Field Representative for Local 18 in Houston , Texas.He went on to serve as Business Manger of Local 1095 in San Antonio , Texas
.While working for Local 1095 , he managed the day-to-day operations for the 900 plus-member local compromised exclusively of service contract employees , including housekeepers , custodians , food service workers , warehousemen , and groundskeepers
.Ybarra has also served as an International Representative , President of the Texas Laborers' District Council , Chairman of the South Texas Laborers Health and Welfare Fund , Chairman of the Houston Area Laborers' Training Fund , and Trustee to the North Central Texas Laborers' Health and Welfare Fund
As SCETTF Director , Ybarra
is responsible for ensuring that all training activities of the Fund are carried out as outlined by the Board of Trustees , promoting and enhancing the relationship between the Fund , the Employer and the Local Unions
, and analyzing methods instruction and programs used elsewhere to improve and upgrade the program.