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Our newly elected leadership of Local 768, DC37

Carmen De León: President

December 05, 2020

I am Carmen De León, a DC 37 member of 10 years, currently working at Harlem Hospital as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. I believe that our current local is fractured and out of touch with the majority of its members. Our team has come...

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Charlton Smith: Executive Vice President & Delegate to DC37

December 05, 2020

My name is Charlton H.L Smith. I have been an Associate Public Health Sanitarian at DOHMH for over 10 years, and I was a Public Health Sanitarian for 8 years before that. I have been an active union member, a Shop Steward from 2010...

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Sonja Freeman: 1st Vice President

December 05, 2020

I am a Supervising Public Health Advisor with School Health Vision Program. I have been working with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for over 25 years. I am proud to have been elected with this team of leaders because we are a...

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Nate Franco: 2nd Vice President

December 05, 2020

I've been a Social Worker at Harlem Hospital for 11 years, working on inpatient medical units doing discharge planning. I've been a Shop Steward for about 8 of those years, and its been the most rewarding way I've participated in our union. With the...

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Ryan McGuire: Secretary

December 05, 2020

As a Labor Standards Investigator at the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection I help workers win back stolen wages when their rights have been violated by their employers under NYC labor law. I have been a DC37, Local 768 member for two years...

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Louis Moskowitz: Treasurer & Delegate to CLC

December 05, 2020

I have been a public health sanitarian for three years and a shop steward for Local 768 for 2 of those years. I have been treasurer for a couple of organizations in the past and look forward to bringing my skills to serve this...

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Belinda McMullen: Executive Board Member

December 05, 2020

I started working for HHC in 1988 at Elmhurst Hospital as an office aid. I later became Tech Support II, and since 1997 have been a Civil Service Medical Records Specialist. In my 30 yrs journey, many things have happened, and I've never been...

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Mark Allen: Executive Board Member & Delegate to DC37

December 05, 2020

I am an Associate Public Health Sanitarian in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where I have worked for over 20 years. I have been trained as a Shop Steward and proud to serve our membership as an Executive Board Member and Delegate...

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Eric Luchs: Executive Board Member & Delegate to DC37

December 05, 2020

I've been a Public Health Sanitarian at DOHMH for a total of 15 years, and served as a Delegate to DC37 for the past 6 years. In addition to my work at DOHMH, I also worked in environmental health and industrial hygiene at NYCHA...

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Daniel Bellevue: Sergeant at Arms

December 05, 2020

I am a Shop Steward and a Respiratory Therapist at Woodhull Medical Center. I ran for Sergeant at Arms because maintaining order is my strong suit. As a Steward for 4 years and a member for 12 years, I have experienced too many meetings...

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Nikki Simpkins-Watson: For Delegate to DC37

December 05, 2020

I have worked at Queens Hospital for the last 17 years as a social worker and have been an active Union member for many years. We are living in challenging times and I am excited to be part of a team that unites our Local...

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Linda Ruiz: Delegate to DC37 & Trustee (2nd yr)

December 05, 2020

I'm a member of Local 768 for 17 years and counting at Bellevue Hospital and on the Executive Board for the past 3 years. Being a delegate has always been an interest of mine because all locals meet with DC37 leadership to address the...

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Charles Forrest: Delegate to DC37 & Trustee (1st yr)

December 05, 2020

My name is Charles Forrest and I have been a Labor Standards Investigator (Inspector) at the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) for two (2) years. I have seen the power of union representation for workers and want to be an effective representative...

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Rajesh Mehra: Delegate to DC37

December 05, 2020

I'm a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist Level II at Rikers Island Correctional Facility where I've worked for 7 years now. I've been a member of DC37 Local 768 since 2016, when Rikers became a Health+Hospitals site. I've since taken the Shop Steward training, and...

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Lisa Blackett: Delegate to CLC & Trustee (3rd yr)

December 05, 2020

I'm a Dental Assistant at Health+Hospitals / Harlem, where I've worked for over 12 years. I've been a Shop Steward for Local 768 for many years, including completing the Advanced Stewards training offered by DC37. I'm proud to have been elected Delegate to the...

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