Laura Ceja is the National Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator for the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Education and Training Department. Her responsibilities include creating partnerships with national career preparation organizations and recruitment materials including brochures and videos.
She began her career over 20 years ago as a plumber/pipefitter apprentice at UA Local 761 in Burbank, becoming journeyman and foreman. Later she became a City of Los Angeles Senior Plumbing Inspector and training officer as well as instructor for her local journeyman training and apprenticeship center. Additionally, she has taught courses at Washtenaw Community College, UCLA Extension and earned a Master of Science degree from the University of LaVerne.