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Chairman of the Board
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The Honorable Edward M. Lawson served in the Federal Parliament of Canada for thirty-
Senator Lawson had a career for forty years as a Trade Union Representative with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters serving in a variety of capacities, starting as a Business Agent on Construction. While serving as an International Vice President representing working men and women in North America for over twenty years, he was a founding Director of the Canadian Conference of Teamsters for fourteen years In recognition of his service, Senator Lawson was awarded the James R. Hoffa Lifetime Achievement Award presented in 2003 at the 100th anniversary of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Washington, D.C. He retired from the labor movement in January 1992.
Senator Lawson also holds positions as a director of a number of Canadian companies. Most notably, for more than twenty-
Throughout his career, Senator Lawson has been active in many charitable and community organizations throughout North America, including Variety Club, The Children's Charity, The Lions Society for Crippled Children, The Zajac Foundation, Child Help, U.S.A., and The JOHNS Society of San Diego. As a result of his long-
Chairman of the Board, Senior Partner