POTUS Meeting with Labor Leaders 11110
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POTUS MEETING WITH LABOR LEADERS White House, Roosevelt Room Monday, January 11, 2010 4:30-5:00pm Background labor leaders Anna Burger, Chair, Change Win Anna Burger the Secretary-Treasurer SEIU and Chair the Change Win Federation. Prior that, Burger served SEIU Local 668's first female President and SEIU's National Field Director. She and her husband, Earl Gohl, have one daughter, Erin. February, 2009, Burger was appointed YOUR Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO Rich Trumka was elected President the AFL-CIO September 2009, after serving SecretaryT reasurer the AFL-CIO since 1995. February 2009 rumka was named member YOUR economic advisory panel. Trumka has been member the AFL-CIO Executive Council since 1989. and his wife Barbara have one son, Richard, Jr. Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association Dennis Van Roekel was elected President the NEA 2008. Prior that, served two terms NEA Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and president the Arizona Education Association. taught high school math for years. and his wife, Julie, have two adult sons and are now grandparents. Andy Stern, President, Service Employees International Union Andy Stern was first elected President SEI 1996, succeeding John Sweeney. 2005, Stern led SEIU out the AFL-CIO and helped found Change Win. Prior that, Stern served President his Pennsylvania local and the head SEIU organizing efforts. Joe Hansen, President, United Food and Commercial Workers Joseph Hansen was elected President UFCW 2004. Prior that, Hansen served International Secretary-Treasurer and before that leader and member his meatcutters' local Milwaukee. Teny O'Sullivan, President, Laborers International Union North America Terry O'Sullivan has been President LIUNA since 2000. Prior that, O'Sullivan served the union Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, and Assistant the General President. O'Sullivan member the Governing Board Presidents the Building and Construction Trades Department the AFL-CIO and member the Leadership Council Change Win. Jim Hoffa, President, International Brotherhood Teamsters James Hoffa was elected President the Teamsters 1998 and re-elected 2006. Prior that, served attorney for the Teamsters from 1968 1993. and his wife Virginia have two grown children. Gerald McEntee, President, American Federation State, County and Municipal Employees McEntee was has served AFSCME President since 1981, recently re-elected July 2008. Prior that, McEntee served labor leader Pennsylvania, served Executive Director AFSCME Council 13, and served the AFSCME International Vice President. married Barbara McEntee. Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation Teachers Weingarten was elected AFT President July 2008. Before that, she served AFT Vice President for eleven years and President the United Federation Teachers, which position she recentiy stepped down focus her efforts fully the international. Leo Gerard, President, United Steelworkers Gerard was elected USW President 2001. Prior that, was director USW District for six years, National Director the Canadian USW, and served Secretary-Treasurer the international union for eight years. Hill, President, International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Hill was re-elected IBEW President September 2006. Before that, served IBEW Secretary-Treasurer. Hill has worked for the IBEW for over fifty years. Larry Cohen, President, Communication Workers America Cohen was elected CWA President August 29, 2005. Prior that, served CWA Staff Representative, CWA New Jersey Area Director and Assistant CWA Vice President for District CWA Director Organizing, and CWA Executive Vice President.