Official Bios

Paddy Crumlin, National Secretary

An extensive bio of National Secretary Paddy Crumlin is available here.

Will Tracey, Deputy National Secretary

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Ian Bray, Assistant National Secretary

Ian joined the Maritime Industry in 1985 where he spent 19 years as a seafarer. In 2003 Ian was elected to the full time position of Western Australia Assistant Branch Secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). In 2009 Ian relocated from WA to Sydney to take on the position of Assistant National Secretary of the MUA.

Ian has been a member of the Western Australia Transport and Logistics Training Council board for three year, a member of WA Port Operations Task Force and he has been an activist for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander workers rights throughout his career.

Warren Smith, Assistant National Secretary

Warren Smith came on to the Sydney waterfront in 1990. In 2003, he was elected Assistant Branch Secretary of the Sydney Branch and, then in 2007 he assumed the post of Branch Secretary. In 2009, he was elected Assistant National Secretary.