Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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George Nee

Rhode Island AFL-CIO

GEORGE H. NEE President, Rhode Island AFL-CIO PROFESSIONAL CAREER: •Rhode Island AFL-CIO President 2009-Present Secretary-Treasurer 1991-2009 Executive Director 1983-1991 •Service Employees International Union, Local 76 (now New England Healthcare Employees 1199/SEIU) President 1976-1983 •United Farm Workers of America Field Organizer 1969-1971 GOVERNMENT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS: •Human Resource Investment Council/Governor’s Workforce Board–Board Member •Workers Compensation Advisory Council–Chairman •Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation–Board Member •Rhode Island Convention Center Authority–Board Member COMMUNITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS: •Institute for Labor Studies and Research–Chairman •Building Futures–Advisory Board Member •Providence Performing Arts Center–Board Member •Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade–2011 Grand Marshall •Member of Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame–Inducted 2011

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