IAMAW Local Lodge 1930
City of Long Beach Employees
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Is SBE Administrator at the
Long Beach Harbor Department
“I run the Port’s small business program which enhances contracting opportunities for small businesses. Small businesses create the new jobs. Being an active member of the union makes me part of the solutions for improved working relationships and environments.”
is the Multicultural Health Equity Coordinator with the Long Beach Health Department
“ During her almost 12 years as a stay-at-home mamá, Maricela focused her volunteer efforts on equity and inclusion for queer and BIPOC parents and families. These activities included founding and running Long Beach Breastfeeds, serving as a City Commissioner with Long Beach Transit and the Equity & Human Relations Commission, on the steering committee to establish Long Beach’s Women & Girls Commission, on LBUSD’s Equity Leadership Team, LA Metro’s Public Safety Advisory Committee, served elders with The Heart of Ida, and on the nonprofit boards of Leadership Long Beach, BreastfeedLA, and APLA Health. A native of Boyle Heights, Maricela was a foster youth who lived throughout Southern California before making Long Beach her home over 20 years ago. With associate and bachelor’s degrees from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Maricela is a proud queer neuro-divergent Latina, raising two young children in north Long Beach, with her husband of 17 years."
Is a Communication Specialist in the Technology & Innovation Department.
He maintains radio/data communications & wireless systems citywide. “I have 25+ years involvement in our union because it is the vehicle through which I have a voice at the workplace, my union has been there for me when I needed them.”
Is a Library Clerk IV at the
Long Beach Public Library
“I work for Library Services at Billie Jean King Main Library, my primary duties are supervising Library Pages. I'm involved with the union because I believe in favorable working conditions for all. “