Teachers Union Treasurer in Montana Pleads Guilty to Theft

On March 1, Mackenzie Dworshak, former treasurer of Montana Teachers Local 6105, an affiliate of both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, pleaded guilty in Montana District Court, Lewis And Clark County, to embezzlement of funds from the Helena-based union. Dworshak had been charged last May with stealing $5,461 following a joint probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the Helena Police Department.