Helpful Guide
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 data management. This listing is organized by department first, then 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
Ahrien Johnson Field Representative
Martha Figueroa Field Representative

BAY AREA OFFICE
Sarah Henne Field Representative
Sue Pak Field Representative
Ed Wang Field Representative

COSTA MESA FIELD OFFICE
Frank Oppedisano Field Representative

FRESNO FIELD OFFICE
Shannon Willson Field Representative

PETALUMA FIELD OFFICE
Terry Elverum Field Representative

SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Bryan Perreira Field Representative

VENTURA COUNTY FIELD OFFICE
Kassi Hawkins Field Representative

Financial Services

Helping local unions plan financial programs

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Luukia Smith Secretary Treasurer
Liz Soto Controller

​SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Leticia Castro Director of Administrative Services

Governmental Relations

Advocating for the interests of our members to state government

SACRAMENTO OFFICE
Tristan Brown Legislative Representative 
Ron Rapp Legislative Representative
Michael Young Legislative Representative

Organizing

Helping local unions organize for power

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Charlotte Bowman Project Organizer
Grant Stover Project Organizer
Laila Molina Project Organizer

BAY AREA OFFICE
Valerie Bachelor Organizer
Lachlan Batchelor Project Organizer
Andrew Pagan Project Organizer
Genean Wrisley Project Organizer
Sandra Weese Organizing Director

COSTA MESA OFFICE
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
Aimee Shreck Research Director

Training

Helping local unions build capacity

BAY AREA OFFICE
Zev Kvitky Training Director