Larry Mazzola, Jr.
Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 38
Larry Mazzola Jr. took over as president of the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council in 2015, replacing his father and longtime labor leader Larry Mazzola Sr. Mazzola Jr. has served as Business Manager/ Financial Secretary Treasurer for Plumbers Local 38, as a delegate to the Trades Council for more than 20 years and brings a wealth of trades knowledge to the table. With his tenacity and determination for progress, he carries on the proud tradition of fighting for working men and women in San Francisco.
Vice President for Basic Crafts
Laborers Local 261
A native San Franciscan, Vince Courtney originally became a delegate to the SF Building & Construction Trades Council in 2005, and was elected Vice President for the Basic Crafts in 2018. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Labor Council following his initial election in 2009. Courtney joined LiUNA! Local 261 on Labor Day 2004 as a City Representative after being appointed by then Business Manager Oscar De La Torre. He was first elected to serve as Executive Board Member of the Local Union in 2008. In 2009, he was appointed by Northern California District Council of Laborers Business Manager Oscar De La Torre to serve as Special Assistant, and as Board Member of the California Alliance for Jobs. Courtney routinely works on city-wide workforce development matters in connection with the administration of unique career pathway designs for local industry candidates. He’s also served as his Union’s Political Captain and has worked with the affiliates to plug Union members into political participation through Industry advocacy, political action and coalition building through various State and local efforts. @vincecourtney
Vice President for Subcrafts
IBEW Local 6
Born and raised in San Francisco, John is a first generation Irish-American and holds a sociology degree from UC Santa Barbara. His career in the electrical industry began in October of 1998. Since that time he has been an active member of his local, and has served the membership as a teacher at the Apprenticeship School, as a Business Representative, as President, and currently Business Manager-Financial Secretary of IBEW Local 6. He serves as a Trustee for Local 6’s Apprenticeship Committee, its Health and Welfare Plan, and its Pension Plan. John has served as a delegate to the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council since December of 2007; first as a delegate to the Board of Business Representatives, and then as a delegate to the full Council. “As a member of the Building Trades, and a student of its past accomplishments, I will work to continue the proud traditions that have led to our many gains,” says Doherty.
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 3
A Journeyman Tilesetter since 1981, Paulson previously served as Vice President of the SFBCTC starting in 1997. He was a principal officer and business agent for the Bricklayers, Tilelayers, and Allied Craftworkers Local 3, and an Apprenticeship Coordinator for the Northern California Tilelayers and Tile Finishers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. As the Executive Director of the San Francisco Labor Council from 2004 to 2018, Paulson coordinated political activities, organized events and rallies, and supported affiliated unions in bargaining and contract negotiations. Prior to working for the SF Labor Council, Paulson served as the Political Director and Assistant Executive Officer of the San Mateo County Central Labor Council. He previously held the position of Organizing and Political Director for the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) Justice for Janitors campaigns in Northern California, and led successful campaigns organizing security officers at Bay Area office buildings. A San Francisco resident, Paulson holds Bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science.
Bartolomy M. Pantoja
Glaziers Local 718
Bart Pantoja has been a Union Glazier for 22 years has worked in and around the Bay Area the majority of his career. He currently resides in San Francisco, but has also called the South Bay, East Bay and near our state capital home. Pantoja has been the Business Representative for Local 718 for the last two years and has been seated on a Bond Oversight Committee. Pantoja hopes to serve not only his fellow 718 members, but also all those who earn their living by the sweat of their brow and the skill of their hands.
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