Louis Malfaro is the secretary-treasurer of the Texas AFT. He served as president of Education Austin from 1999-2010, and also served as president of the Austin Federation of Teachers, from 1992-1999.
Malfaro began working as a bilingual elementary school teacher in 1987. He has served as president of the Austin Central Labor Council (2003-2007) and is currently a member of the AFT Teachers program and policy council and a member of the AFT organizing committee.
Malfaro is married to Lisa Maxwell Malfaro and has two sons, Ben (18) and Liam (12).