Region 1: San Mateo & Santa Clara

2019 Election Results – Localwide Officers, Executive Board Delegates, Trustees & Bylaws Amendments

From January 7 to January 17, 2019, a vote was held to elect SEIU 521’s Localwide Officers, Executive Board Delegates, and Trustees for the 2019-2022 term of office, and to amend the SEIU 521 Bylaws. (There is no change to the dues structure.)
Click here for the certified results.

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Union Office in Region 1: San Jose

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Welcome to the Region 1 section. Rachel Grocha Welch is our Region 1 Vice President.

Region 1 covers workers in both Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. We represent approximately 18,000 workers from 43 different chapters, including city workers, county workers, schools workers and much more. Take a look around the site and learn more about your contract; your chapter leadership; and important meetings and events that are coming up. Thank you. 

Chapters in San Mateo County:  

Chapters in Santa Clara County:
Achieve Kids
American Red Cross – Silicon Valley
Appraisers – California Association of Real Estate Appraisers
Campbell Union High School District
Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. (4Cs)
Community Solutions
Cupertino Union School District
Gardner Health Services
Hope Services
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC)
Humane Society Silicon Valley
Institute on Aging
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Momentum for Mental Health
Mountain View, City of
Orchard School District
Palo Alto, City of
Pathways Private Duty
Rebekah Children’s Services
San Andreas Regional Center (SARC)
Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE)
Santa Clara County Superior Court Reporters
Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP)
Santa Clara Retirees
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
Stars Behavioral Health Group
Sunnyvale, City of

Union Office in Region 1:  

2302 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95131 (map)
Phone: (408) 678-3300 | Fax: (408) 954-1538  

Events in Region 1:  

RSVP in MemberLink under the Events tab.
For San Jose and Redwood City, you may also RSVP to or (408) 678-3300.

Region 1 Officer Meetings
Region 1 officer meetings will be scheduled soon.

Caucuses & Committees Monthly Meetings  

  • AFRAM Caucus: 2nd Thursday of the month, 5:30-8 p.m. in San Jose office.
  • APALA Caucus: 3rd Saturday of every month, from noon to 2:00 p.m.
  • COPE Meetings:
    San Jose COPE Meeting
    1st Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m.
    Redwood City COPE Meeting
    Location: TBD
    2nd Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m.
  • Latino Caucus: 2nd Saturday, 10 a.m-Noon in San Jose office, or by teleconference: 888-296-1938; participant # 105331.
  • People Working With Disabilities (PWD):
    SEIU Local 521 PWD Meeting – 2nd Wednesday in ODD MONTHS in San Jose, or by teleconference: 1-877-433-9648; Participant Code # 121707
    SEIU National PWD Meeting – 2nd Tuesday, noon-1:00 p.m. in San Jose office, or by teleconference: 1-877-433-9648; Participant Code # 121707
  • Retiree Caucus Meeting: Third Thursday of the month, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in San Jose office (Training Room). Please RSVP no later than 2 days prior to the meeting for food at (408) 678-3300.
  • Social and Economic Justice (SEJ) Committee: 2nd Monday, 5:30 p.m. in San Jose office, or by teleconference: 1-888-296-1938; Participant Code # 825053.

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