Departments
Reach CFT by department specialty

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The CFT provides high-quality member services ranging from topnotch contract negotiation to training. Members have access to experts in community outreach, political action, research, educational issues, communications and technology. This helpful listing is organized by department, rather than location. 

Communications

Helping local unions develop and implement a public relations strategy

BAY AREA OFFICE
Matthew Hardy Communications Director

Data Management

Helping unions use technology to keep accurate membership records and develop websites

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Martin Mota Data Management Specialist

Field Services

Helping local unions represent their members through collective bargaining

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Martha Figueroa Field Representative
Carolyn Richie Field Representative

BAY AREA OFFICE
Ed Wang Field Representative
Sue Pak Field Representative

COSTA MESA FIELD OFFICE
Frank Oppedisano Field Representative

FRESNO FIELD OFFICE
Shannon Willson Field Representative

GILROY FIELD OFFICE
Daryl Hemenway Field Representative

PETALUMA FIELD OFFICE
Terry Elverum Field Representative

SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Peter Brogan Field Representative

VENTURA COUNTY FIELD OFFICE
Wes Davis Field Representative

Financial Services

Helping local unions plan financial programs

SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Jeff Freitas Secretary Treasurer
Leticia Castro Administrative Coordinator 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Liz Soto Controller

Governmental Relations

Advocating for the interests of our members to state government

SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Ron Rapp Legislative Director
Tristan Brown Legislative Representative 
Bryan Ha Legislative Representative

Organizing

Helping local unions organize for power

BAY AREA & COSTA MESA OFFICES
Sandra Weese Organizing Director
Erin Conley Organizer

Political Action

Working to elect responsive public officials

BAY AREA OFFICE
Jessica Ulstad Political Director

Publications

Helping local unions communicate effectively with their members

BAY AREA OFFICE
Jane Hundertmark Publications Director

Research

Helping local unions understand employer finances

SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Joanna Valentine Research Director

Training

Helping local unions build capacity

BAY AREA OFFICE
Zev Kvitky Training Director