Tim Snyder is the District 11 National Vice President for the American Federation of Government Employees, representing federal employees in Alaska, Colorado, Guam, Idaho, Montana, Okinawa, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. He was elected to the position in October 2020.
Snyder was raised in a union household. His father was a longtime AFGE member and his mother worked for and was a member of the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA). He joined Laborers Local 1271 in 1978 and was member there until he took a job with the U.S. Air Force at F.E. Warren AFB in his hometown of Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1993.
In 1993, he joined AFGE Local 2354 at F.E. Warren and has been an AFGE member for the last 27 years.
He served as a steward from 1993 until 2000. In 2000, he was elected local president and served in that position until 2006. In 2006, Snyder took a job with AFGE as a legislative and political organizer working with locals and councils in every district across the federation.
Snyder describes himself as a family man who loves to hunt, fish, and ride his ATV. He has been married to his wife and best friend Theresa for 41 years, has two grown children, Jessica and Travis, as well as his granddaughter Harley, a 2020 graduate of the University of Wyoming with a degree in Biology.