Staff and Leadership

Consortium for Worker Education
275 7th Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 647.1900

George Miranda
Chairman, CWE Board of Directors

Joseph McDermott
Executive Director

Craig Walker
Chief Financial Officer

Debora Buxton
Deputy Executive Director / Workforce Education and Training

Glenda Williams
Deputy Executive Director / Workforce Partnerships

Beverley O'Donnell
Deputy Executive Director/ Development and Grants Management

Raymond O'Kane
Director/ Human Resources, Facilities Management

Navon Lindo

Kit Ling Choi
Education Program Administrator

Tarmo Kirsimae
Director / Child and Healthcare Initiatives

Jean Cusumano
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

CWE Board of Directors


George Miranda, President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council 16

Joseph McDermott, Executive Director, CWE

Edgar Romney, Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President Workers United

James Conigliaro, Executive Director, International Association of Machinists District 15

Vice Presidents

Vincent Alvarez, President, New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Stuart Appelbaum, President, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union

George Gresham, President, Local 1199, Service Employees International Union

Julie Kushner, President, United Auto Workers, Region 9-A

Gary LaBarbera, President, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York

Peter Ward, President, New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council