Women’s Hall of Fame

Marcy Vacura Schultz

MARCY VACURA SCHULTZ is the Business Manager of the Building and Construction Trades Council of San Mateo County. She is the first woman to be elected to such a position in the U.S. In 1986, Marcy led 2,500 flight attendants in a strike against a major airline. Believing that female dominated unions should be treated equally with male dominated unions, she successfully lobbied the California Joint Legislature to pass a resolution in support of the flight attendants and convinced the Congresswoman Barbara Boxer to launch a National Boycott of Conscience against the airline. Since joining the building Trades Council as assistant manager in 1987, her community involvements included the Private Industry Council, the County leadership Council of the United Way, the Advisory council on Women, the County Housing Task Force, She was a founding member of the START program, designed to train women in on traditional jobs. She is current president of Shelter Network, which serves the homeless of San Mateo County.
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