Cleveland Staff

Harriet Applegate is the Executive Secretary of the North Shore Federation of Labor, which represents the needs of workers in Northeast Ohio. Harriet brings to her job a passion for educating rank-and-file members on common sense economics and for involving working people in politics and policy. She is committed to advocating for fairer trade, a renewable jobs economy, and high standards for Ohio's workers. She is working on strengthening the labor movement's political infrastructure, involving union members in the policy process, and continuing to build a vibrant, diverse labor movement.

Harriet lives in Cleveland Heights.

Wynne Antonio replaces John Gallo as the Retiree Council Coordinator at the North Shore AFL-CIO. She will also coordinate the Senior Voice coalition. Wynne is a newly retired teacher from the Cleveland Municipal School District. She was an active member of American Federation of Teachers Local 279 for 35 years and a member of Cleveland Teachers Union Retired Chapter. As a political activist in community organizations, electoral politics, progressive campaigns and the labor movement, she is always dedicated to issues of peace, social justice and self-determination.

Wynne resides in Lakewood. She is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a variety of educational credentials and a lifetime PhD/ABD from Kent State University with a focus on Organizational Development

Roger Sikes, Campaign Manager

Rose Vilczek, Office Manager