District Coucil 16

District Council 16 - About Us

We are District Council 16 Painters and Allied Trades of Northern California and Northern Nevada.  That is: Painters; Drywall Finishers; Floor Coverers; Glaziers; DC-16 Administrative Professionals; Production workers and many other specialties (special coatings, industrial, caulking, window film, paintmakers) etc.

District Council 16 and our Members in partnership with our Signatory Employers strive to deliver a "High Performance /High Value" finished product to our clients.  Here are some of the departments and programs which we utilize to accomplish our goals.

  • Service Department: Director; Local Union Service Representatives (17 Locals).
  • Organizing Department: Director; Organizers, Job Targeting (Market Recovery now for all crafts)
  • Communications Department: Director; District Council 16 Volunteer Activist Committee (VAC).
  • Marketing and Business Development:  A committee of Organizing and Service Representatives.
  • The Pride Magazine: Quarterly magazine of District Council 16.
  • District Council 16 website: New and Improved!
  • STAR Program:  “Survival of the Fittest”; upgrade training; STAR awards banquet.
  • DC-16 Apprentice and Journeyman Training:  craft specific; OSHA; First-Aid/CPR; specialty

For more information about these and other programs and opportunities available with District Council 16 use the “Contact Us” feature of this website.