I think every shop steward should be training someone else and that person can be training someone else too.

~ Maurice Thomas, 32BJ Member, DC/VA/MD

Officers & Leadership

Héctor Figueroa,
Héctor J. Figueroa was elected President  of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country, in 2012.  32BJ represents more than 145,000 property service workers...
Larry Engelstein,
Executive Vice President
Larry Engelstein, Executive Vice President, serves as 32BJ’s Director of Collective Bargaining and Employer Relations. In that capacity, he directs the union’s collective bargaining in eight states and Washington,...
Kyle Bragg,
Kyle Bragg, Secretary-Treasurer, heads 32BJ’s Residential Division, which has 35,000 members in New York City, Westchester County, Long Island and New Jersey. Residential members work in apartment, condo and...
Lenore Friedlaender,
Assistant to the President
Lenore Friedlaender, Assistant to the President of 32BJ, is in charge of strategic partnerships.  She oversees efforts to build strong and meaningful alliances with community, labor and advocacy partners...
Shirley Aldebol,
Vice President
Shirley Aldebol, Vice President, oversees 32BJ’s commercial, schools and security divisions in the New York Metro area, which includes more than 35,000 members who work as cleaners, handypersons, window...
Kevin Brown,
Vice President
Kevin Brown, the New Jersey State Director of 32BJ SEIU, is also a Vice President of the union. Kevin has been involved in the trade union movement since 1987,...
Jaime Contreras,
Vice President
Jaime Contreras, Vice President, heads 32BJ’s Capital Area District, which has 15,000 members in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area and Baltimore, Maryland. The Capital Area members are commercial, government,...
Robert Hill,
Vice President
Rob Hill is Vice President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union (SEIU), New York’s largest private-sector union and the country’s largest property services union. He directs the organizing program...
Denis Johnston,
Vice President
Denis Johnston is a Vice President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union (SEIU), New York’s largest private-sector union and the country’s largest property services union. As director of 32BJ’s...
Gabe Morgan,
Vice President and Pennsylvania State Director
Gabe Morgan is Vice President and 32BJ PA/DE State Director, which includes 18,500 workers throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware. The districts include: Mid-Atlantic, District 1201 and Western Pennsylvania. He represents...
John Santos,
Vice President
John Santos is Vice President and District Director for 32BJ’s Hudson Valley District, representing 4,500 members in Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, and Westchester counties in New York State....
Roxana Rivera,
Vice President
Roxana Rivera has been organizing low-wage workers for over twenty years, fighting for workers’ rights and justice for immigrants. She has been a part of and led hunger strikes...
John Thacker,
Vice President
John Thacker, President of the 32BJ National Council of Firemen and Oilers District, began his union career in 1979 as a laborer for the CSX railroad in his hometown...

District Leadership

Daisy Cruz
Sam Williamson
Alberto Bernardez
Juan Hernandez
Patricia Arcila-Cabrera
Katherine Howell
George Ricchezza

Executive Board

At-Large Executive Board Members

Gabriel Acosta John Egan Wayne MacManiman Donald Killings Elpidio Molina Alfreda Simpkins Vacant
*      *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *     *

District 1201

George Ricchezza, District Leader

Karl Johnson, Asst. District Leader

Ernie Bennett, Board Member

New England-District 615

Dan Nicolai, District Leader

Margarita Restrepo, Asst. District Leader

Silvia Clarke, Board Member

Celsa del Pozo, Board Member

John Jackson, Board Member

Ricardo Monroy Arevalo, Board Member

Miguel Rosa Neto, Board Member

Jacqueline Wesley, Board Member


Capital Area District

Katherine Howell, District Leader

Maria Naranjo, Asst. District Leader

Elfatih Abusam, Board Member

Willie Lucas, Board Member

Victoria Dominguez, Board Member

Dennis Farley, Board Member

Connecticut District

Juan Hernandez, District Leader

Carmen Sargent, Asst. District Leader

Mara Morales, Board Member

Hudson Valley District

Alberto Bernardez, District Leader

Abel Rodriguez, Asst. District Leader

Eric Thompson, Board Member

Mid-Atlantic District

Daisy Cruz, District Leader

Juanita Acree, Asst. District Leader

Mike Brown, Board Member

NCFO District

Dean DeVita, Board Member

Jim Larreau, Board Member

Mike Moses, Board Member

New Jersey District

Patricia Arcila-Cabrera, District Leader

Luz Garate, Asst. District Leader

Caonabo Mercado, Board Member

Ederle Vaughan,  Board Member

Western PA District

Sam Williamson, District Leader

Pamela Jo Rall-Johnston, Asst. Dist Leader

Vincent Smith, Board Member

New York Metro District

District Leaders

Leroy Abramson

Walter Cooper

Tom Giordano

Alison Hirsh

Gerard McEneaney

John Patterson

Kevin Stavris

Gene Szymanski

Assistant District Leaders

Suzana Gjoni

Todd Jennings

Wallace Jones

Sofia Joya

Donald McCaffrey

Wilson Montalvo

Willie Peterson

Alba Vasquez

Board Members

Janet Barahona

James Brennan

Ricardo Buchanan

Jorge  Cabrera

Bettina Mayorga

Brian Corcoran

Delroy Dawkins

Anna Dziubek

Sabrina Ladson

Luisa Lazo

Nigel Niles

Juliana Peters

Napoleon Alston

Rahn Wade

Tatiana Lambert

Francis Martinez

Craig Tsouristakis

Grievance Board

John M. Battle, NYM

Azell Bost, NYM

Edward Doctor, NYM

Danuta Klimas, NYM

Daniel Knox, NYM

Angel Rivera, NYM

Otis Slaton, NYM

Jose Soto, NYM

Angela Miller, 1201

Antonia Cordova, 615

Marquita Clark, CAD

Manuel Estrada, CT

Gladys Jimenez, HV

Beverly Sims-Miller, MAD

Leslie Williams, NJ

Evelina Adams, WPA

Trial Committee

Brian Beard, NYM

Crescencio Bulnes, NYM

Ronnie Coppage, NYM

Jose Gonzalez, NYM

Richard Grande, NYM

Hazel Ingram, NYM

Tonya Roman, NYM

Denise Ward, 1201

Santa Bernabel, 615

William P. Scott, CAD

Ada Negron, CT

Esther Ramirez, HV

Leroy Warryton, MAD

Richard Edmunds, NCFO

Israel Rodriguez, NJ

James Smith, WPA

Board of Auditors

Lilian Aguayo              Fadila Mrkulic              Anthony Castiglione