Cyndie Williams Executive director Carpenter Contractor Trust A longtime member of the union with more than two decades of experience in various roles in the construction industry, she is first woman to head the Carpenter Contractor Trust.
William Sproule Executive secretary-treasurer Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Group of 41,000 is made up of a variety of trade groups, including commercial/residential carpenters, heavy highway, piledrivers, floor-layers, mill cabinet and more.
Sean Spiller President N.J. Education Association Few unions in state are as impactful. Spiller, a high school science teacher in Wayne, has led the NJEA since September 2021.
Bill Mullen President N.J. Building & Construction Trades Council One of the most important labor leaders in the state. He oversees 15 unions and more than 150,000 members.
Fran Ehret N.J. state director Communications Workers of America In 2021, she took over as state director for the CWA, one of the state’s most powerful public-sector unions, but she has a lifetime of union influence.
Patrick Delle Cava Business manager IBEW Local 102 The group’s five-year apprenticeship program — and continuous education training at its 16,000-square-foot facility — ensures its members provide the highest quality of work.
Donna DeCaprio President Unite Here! Local 54 She became the first female leader of this powerful union of casino workers earlier this year, but her impact has been great for years.
Kevin Brown N.J. state director 32BJ SEIU Head of union that represents approximately 175,000 service workers — he recently avoided strike by 10,000 cleaning crew members in corporate buildings through deft negotiations.