Since 1975, LINDA GREGORY has been Assoc. Dir. Of District Council 57 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, which serves 28 AFSCME locals in California. She is negotiator and representative for AFSCME’s 10 bargaining units in San Mateo County and for employees in the City of San Carlos. She serves as coordinator of the Council’s Steward & Leadership Training programs and has negotiated more than 30 collective bargaining agreements for local & chapters, including the first contract between AFSCME & the State. She is Vice President of the San Mateo County Central Labor Council, & serves on the labor studies faculty of San Jose and San Francisco Community College. She is married, a mother, and grandmother.