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Labor Representative, Society for Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace
Stan Sorscher is Labor Representative at the Society for Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), a union representing over 24,000 scientists, engineers, pilots, technical and professional employees in the aerospace industry. He has been with SPEEA since 2000.
Stan has a BS in Physics from the University of Michigan, and a PhD in physics from UC Berkeley.
Stan serves on the Executive Board of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition, and he represents organized labor on the Puget Sound Regional Council Economic Development District Board. In 2009, Stan was appointed by the Governor to the Washington Council on Aerospace; in 2010, to the Board of the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington; and in 2011 to the Washington State Economic Development Commission. Stan represents SPEEA at the Puget Sound Health Alliance, and is a director of the Economic Opportunity Institute in Seattle.
From 1980 to 2000, Stan worked as a physicist at Boeing, building optical, ultrasonic, and X-ray imaging systems, for inspection of materials and assemblies.
For many years, Stan managed a co-ed softball team, where he imagined he was the 6th best shortstop on the team, depending on who showed up.