Dear Friend, This week I want to highlight a column I wrote, published in the Houston Chronicle yesterday, calling for legislative changes that would help fund the Teacher Retirement System and provide some relief for current retirees. (This is certainly an important issue for active employees as well.) We're expecting the Texas House to hear this...Read More
Author: Louis Malfaro
Louis Malfaro is the president of Texas AFT. He served as president of Education Austin from 1999-2010, and also as president of the Austin Federation of Teachers, from 1992-1999, as well as secretary-treasurer of Texas AFT before being elected president.
Malfaro began working as a bilingual elementary school teacher in 1987. He has served as president of the Austin Central Labor Council (2003-2007) and is currently a member of the AFT Teachers program and policy council and a member of the AFT organizing committee.
Malfaro is married to Lisa Maxwell Malfaro and has two sons, Ben (18) and Liam (12).