Staff

President
Rich oversees the day to day operations at the SEA and manages the union's efforts to engage and recruit members. He is often found speaking at rallies, interfacing with members…
Legal Coordinator
Beth has been an integral part of the organization since 1990. She has leveraged her 30 years of legal experience to fostering relationships with key players at state agencies and…
Grievance Representative
After serving the SEA in various member roles, Sean joined the full-time staff as a Grievance Representative in 2013. An invaluable member of the SEA's legal department, Sean represents members…
Internal Organizer
Andy empowers SEA members to collectively build power, to find and implement creative solutions to the challenges they face, and to take ownership of their union. When he's not on…
Accountant
Tina supports management and staff with all finance and human resources responsibilities. Her duties include all facets of the union's fiscal activities. She is one of the newest members of…
Finance Manager
Brad brings a well rounded finance and accounting background from various size companies and industries to the organization. In college he spent time as a personal care assistant for a…
External Lead Organizer
David has been organizing for more than a decade. After working in the corporate world, where he was a business consultant for a software firm, David moved to the organizing…
Internal Organizer
Adam works with members, member leaders and union chapters to build their collective strength, expand membership and help them stand together to improve their working conditions. Adam brings a decade…
Executive Branch Negotiator
Randy has been involved with the SEA for over 26 years working first as a member and later as SEA staff. During his time as a union representative, Randy has…
Assistant Manager of Communications
Meredith coordinates communication between the organization, members, staff, and the general public and assists in directing the organization's messaging. Meredith began advocating for labor rights as a graduate teaching assistant…
Grievance Representative
Charlie represents members at the higher step levels in both the grievance process as well as appeals under the Personnel Rules. He also represents members at the Personnel Appeals Board…
Technology Administrator
Mike joined the staff at the SEA as IT Specialist during the summer of 2019. In 2020, he was promoted to Technology Administrator. Mike's years of experience and expertise in…
Membership Coordinator
Jackie is our Membership Coordinator. She is the first point of contact for members who come through our doors or phone with questions. She maintains and updates our member database…
Internal Organizer
Laurie enjoys meeting and engaging with employees about the importance of the union and how each member helps to fight for better wages, benefits, and working conditions. When not at…
Chief Operating Officer
Ela oversees all business management operations, including the implementation and evaluation of budgetary planning and analysis, information technology, personnel, facility, equipment, and data management programs. In preparation for joining SEA,…
Field Representative II/Negotiator
Neil retired from a career in Law Enforcement with the NH Department of Corrections and now works with our County and Municipal bargaining units on negotiating successor contracts, representing employees…
General Counsel
Gary Snyder is the SEA General Counsel, and oversees the legal department. Gary's duties include member and Association representation in unfair labor practices, court appeals, arbitration hearings, and other grievances…
Political Director
Cullen Tiernan served in the Marine Corps for nine years as a combat correspondent including a deployment to Iraq and multiple deployments across the continent of Africa. He then graduated…
Internal Lead Organizer
Before joining the SEA, John was an active member and later spent years working on health care reform as state director for SEIU’s Americans for Health Care project and the…
Special Assistant to the President
Jay has worked in electoral and legislative politics advocating for worker rights and protecting benefits for over twenty years in New Hampshire. He and his wife have recently finished building…
Communications Manager
Organizing Manager

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