Officers & Staff

president

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.

Officers

NameOrganization
PresidentRandy Perreira
AFGE #1213Lisa Marie Akau
AFGE #1234Concetta Fialkowski
Bricklayers #1Ikaika Castillo
Electrical Wkrs., #1186Damien Kim
Electrical Wkrs., #1260Leroy Chincio, Jr.
Electrical Wkrs., #1357Troy Benevides
Elevator Constructors #126Marc Yamane
Flight Attendants Hawn. Air 43-SScott Akau
Flight Attendants United #14Kevin Batey
HGEA #152Kauanui Sabas
HGEA #152Jon Gasper
HGEA #152Scott Collins
HGEA #152Sanford Chun
HGEA #152Brian Penner
HGEA #152Wes Tufaga
HGEA #152Toni Rust
HGEA #152Brennen Carvalho
Hawaii Nurses’ Association #50Rosalee Agas-Yuu
Hawaii Pilots AssociationDavid Thompson
IATSE #665Tuia’ana Scanlan
Inlandboatmen’s UnionPalani Simon
IFPTE #121Jamie Uyeunten
Laborers’ #368Vacant
Letter Carriers #860Cynthia Ishizaki
Machinists #1979David Figueira
Machinists #1998Antonio “Tony” Estaniqui
Marine Engineers, Dist. 1Luke Kaili
Marine Firemen’s UnionMario Higa
Master, Mates & PilotsRandy Swindell
Musicians Association of Hawaii #677Robert Shinoda
Operating Engineers #3Analeseanoa Tuiasosopo, Sr.
Painters #1791Ryden Valmoja
Plasterers #630Peter Iriarte
Plumbers #675Valentino Ceria
Postal Wkrs., Honolulu Local, #162 APWUSusan Wells
SAG-AFTRAMericia Palma Elmore
Sailors UnionPatrick Weisbarth
Seafarers UnionHazel Galbiso
Sheet Metal Wkrs. #293Art Tolentino
UNITE HERE, Local 5Eric Gill
UPW #646Kalani Werner
UPW #646Kamakana Kaimuloa
UPW #646Sheralyn Kalua
Hawaii Alliance of Retired AmericansAl Hamai
APALAJamie Wataru
Pride At WorkMichael Golojuch, Jr.

Staff

Brande Kahalewai

Office Manager

Cathy Lederer

Director, Labor Community Services Program

Chris Burnett

Director, Committee on Political Education