President, Transport Workers Union, Local 100
1993-2010 – Track Inspector, New York City Transit Authority
2001-2006 – Chair, Track Safety Committee, New York City Transit Authority
2001-2006 – Chair, Track Division, TWU Local 100
2002-2005 – Acting Vice President, Maintenance of Way Department (7,100 workers providing
essential services to the New York City Transit Authority in Track, Line Equipment and Signals,
Power and Structure).
2002-2005 - Lead Negotiator for all safety related issues in contractual bargaining between New
York City Transit Authority and TWU Local 100.
2004 - Authored the Comprehensive Track Safety Bill, passed by both houses of the NYS
2010 – Elected President Transport Workers Union, Local 100 (38,000 members operating New
York City’s bus and subway system, as well as private bus and school bus companies serving
portions of the metropolitan area).
Married, 3 children.
Lifelong resident of Brooklyn, NY