Board of Trustees

The 1199SEIU Home Care Industry Education Fund is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of Union representatives from 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and contracted employers. There is an equal representation of Union and Employer Trustees, although there may be unequal numbers due to absences or resignations. Employer Trustees are elected by contributing employers of the 1199SEIU Home Care Industry Education Fund, while Union Trustees are designated by the Union.

Union Trustees

Rona Shapiro

Executive Vice President

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Vladimir Fortunny

Vice President

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Katia Guillaume

Organizer

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Kwai “David” Ho

Vice President

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Keith Joseph

Vice President

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Steven Narvaez

Organizer

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Leah Nelson

Vice President

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Juanita Perkins

Organizer

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Elena Safonova

Organizer

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Employer Trustees

James Carey

Compliance Officer/Quality Initiatives

RAIN Home Attendant Services, Inc.

Gladys Confident

Director

Home Care Services for Independent Living, Inc.

Michael Elsas

Internal Consultant

Cooperative Home Care Associates

Juan Hernandez

Director

Partners in Care

Amy Leshner-Thomas

Best Choice Home Health Care

Ling Ma

Director

Chinese American Planning Council

Andrea Thomas-Randall

Associate Director

Sunnyside Citywide Home Care Services, Inc.

General Counsel

Jeff Stein

1199SEIU National Benefit and Pension Funds

Counsel

Levy Ratner, P.C.

Schulte, Roth & Zabel, LLP

FordHarrison LLP