The union is only as strong as we are. If we don’t get up and fight things stay the same with the 99% and the 1%.

~ Kim Squirrel, 32BJ Member, Western Pennsylvania

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, is in charge of member engagement. She oversees efforts to increase member participation and identify and develop member leaders for key roles in...
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 and President of SEIU’s New Jersey State Council. Kevin has been...
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. The union represents more than...
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, Vice President and 32BJ PA State Director, covering the Western Pennsylvania District which includes 5,000 property service, school district and food service workers in Pittsburgh and the...
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....
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
Sam Williamson
Roxana Rivera
Alberto Bernardez
Juan Hernandez
Patricia Arcila-Cabrera
Katherine Howell
George Ricchezza
Wayne MacManiman
Eric Brakken

Executive Board

At-Large Executive Board Members

Gabriel Acosta

John Egan

Christine Forbes

Donald Killings

Gerard McEneaney

Elpidio Molina
Alfreda Simpkins

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District 1201

George Ricchezza, District Leader

Dave Daino, Asst. District Leader

Karl Johnson, Board Member

Angela Miller, Grievance Board

Denise Ward, Trial Committee

Capital Area District

Katherine Howell, District Leader

Maria Naranjo, Asst. District Leader

Elfatih Abusam, Board Member

Clara Castillo, Board Member

Steven Dunn, Board Member

Maurice Thomas, Board Member

Bonita Williams, Grievance Board

William P. Scott, Trial Committee

Connecticut District

Juan Hernandez, District Leader

Carmen Sargent, Asst. District Leader

Sarah Pastorelli, Board Member

Mara Morales, Grievance Board

Ada Negron, Trial Committee

Hudson Valley District

Alberto Bernardez, District Leader

Abel Rodriguez, Asst. District Leader

Eric Thompson, Board Member

Gladys Jimenez, Grievance Board

Esther Ramirez, Trial Committee

Mid-Atlantic District

Wayne MacManiman, District Leader

Daisy Cruz, Asst. District Leader

Jim Fabrizio, Board Member

Joshua Goodwin, Grievance Board

Leroy Warryton, Trial Committee

NCFO District

Dean DeVita, Board Member

Jim Larreau, Board Member

Mike Moses, Board Member

Richard Edmunds, Trial Committee

New Jersey District

Patricia Arcila-Cabrera, District Leader

Luz Garate, Asst. District Leader

Marleny Giraldo, Board Member

Caonabo Mercado, Board Member

Leslie Williams, Grievance Board

Ederle Vaughan, Trial Committee

Western PA District

Hermaine Delaney, District Leader

Pamela Jo Rall-Johnston, Asst. District Leader

Helen “Dee” Spade, Board Member

Steven Taylor, Grievance Board

James Smith, Trial Committee

New York Metro District

District Leaders

Leroy Abramson

Walter Cooper

Tom Giordano

Alison Hirsh

John Pagnotta

John Patterson

Kevin Stavris

Gene Szymanski

Assistant District Leaders

Napoleon Alston

Suzana Gjoni

Wallace Jones

Sofia Joya

Donald McCaffrey

Wilson Montalvo

Willie Peterson

Alba Vasquez

Board Members

Janet Barahona

James Brennan

Ricardo Buchanan

Jorge Cabrera

Heammanchal Chaitu

Brian Corcoran

Delroy Dawkins

Anna Dziubek

Luisa Lazo

Benita Mays

Victoria Miranda

Patricia Murchison

Nigel Niles

Juliana Peters

Perry Saffioti

Rahn Wade

Ian Zehnder

Grievance Board

John M. Battle

Azell Bost

Edward Doctor

Danuta Klimas

Daniel Knox

Angel Rivera

Otis Slaton

Jose Soto


Trial Committee

Brian Beard

Crescencio Bulnes

Ronnie Coppage

Jose Gonzalez

Richard Grande

Hazel Ingram

Tatiana Lambert

Tonya Roman


Board of Auditors

Lilian Aguayo                        Fadila Mrkulic                       Vincent Smith