Staff and Leadership

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

Barry L. Feinstein
Chairman, CWE Board of Directors

Joseph McDermott
Executive Director

Debora Buxton
Deputy Executive Director / Workforce Education and Training

Craig Walker
Chief Financial Officer

Raymond O'Kane
Deputy for Human Resources and Facilities

Glenda Williams
Senior Director / Jobs to Build On

Eric Shtob
Assistant Director for Education

Kit Ling Choi
Education Program Administrator

Jean Cusumano
Executive Assistant to the Director

Beverley O'Donnell
Director of Development and Grants Management

Rebecca Lurie
Director of Economic Development

Navon Lindo

Tarmo Kirsimae
Director / Child and Healthcare Initiatives

John K. McDermott
Executive Assistant to the Chairman / Communications

CWE Board of Directors


Chairman -
Barry Feinstein

President / Executive Director -
Joseph McDermott

Secretary -
Edgar Romney, Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President Workers United

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

Vice Presidents

Vincent Alvarez, president, New York City Central Labor council, AL-CIO

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

George Gresham, President Service Employees International Union Local 1199

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

Gary LaBarbera, President, Greater NYC Building and Construction Trades Council

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