Anthony Shelton is the International President of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union. He was elected to the position on April 16, 2020 by the BCTGM International General Executive Board. Mr. Shelton previously served as the Union’s International Secretary-Treasurer.
Mr. Shelton has been a member of the Union since 1973. He joined Local 25 in Chattanooga, Tennessee when he took a job as a receiving clerk at the Holsum Bakery in Chattanooga. From 1986 to 1992, he served as a Local 25 Trustee and member of the Local 25 Executive Board.
In 1992, Mr. Shelton was appointed as a Southern Region International Representative, a position he held for 23 years. In 2015, he was elected by the BCTGM General Executive Board to serve as International Vice President of the Southern Region. He was reelected to the position by delegates to the 2018 BCTGM Constitutional Convention.