Officers & Staff


Randy Perreira

Randy Perreira is the executive director of the Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO, Hawaii’s largest union with over 39,000 members statewide. Perreira was first appointed to the position in 2008 and is the fifth executive director in HGEA’s history. Perreira is also a second-generation HGEA leader as his father, Herbert Perreira, worked for HGEA for more than 20 years.

In 2005, Perreira was elected president of the Hawaii State AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations) and remains president today. He currently serves as an AFSCME International Vice President since his election to that position in 2008.

Perreira holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (management) from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in personnel administration from Michigan State University. A native of Hilo, he has three grown daughters and lives in Honolulu with his wife Sue.


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