As Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC), William C. Sproule oversees the development of policies, day-to-day operations, and expansion of work opportunities for union membership for more than 43,000 members across 8 states and several trade groups.
Starting as an apprentice carpenter in 1989, William worked his way up through the ranks to hold various leadership roles within the organization, including Organizing Director, New Jersey Regional Manager, and President and Regional Manager of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters.
William serves as a Board Member of the NJ Building Authority, the New Jersey Energy Coalition, is Vice President of the NJ State Building & Construction Trades Council and a member of Mayor-Elect Cherelle Parker’s Steering Committee. He is a member of both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Gaming Commissions and was appointed to the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Additionally, he serves on several Boards and Committees for the benefit of carpenters, including on the EASRCC Executive Board, the EASRCC Scholarship Committee, and as a Trustee on the Eastern Atlantic States Benefit Funds.
William is involved in many charitable projects, but the one closest to him personally is the one-third-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall constructed in Wildwood, NJ by union carpenters. It displays the names of more than 58,000 service members who died or remain missing as a result of their service in Vietnam, including First LT William C. Sproule, Jr., William’s father, who was killed in action on May 10, 1968, and was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
William and his wife Amy live in Mays Landing, NJ with their children.