User Profile for Anna Burger (aburger)
Bio: Anna Burger, hailed by Fortune Magazine as "the most powerful woman in the labor movement", is Secretary-Treasurer of SEIU and Chair of Change to Win. Burger oversees SEIU's political operations, which helped elect President Obama and pro-worker candidates nationwide. She plays a major role in developing the infrastructure of the progressive movement to strengthen its voice and reach. An outspoken voice on the role unions can play to restore economic fairness, Burger was appointed to serve on the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Burger began her career in 1972 as a rank-and-file Pennsylvania state caseworker and union activist before her election as SEIU Local 668's first female president. She moved on to run the statewide political program and later became SEIU's national field director.
Joined: Apr 20 '07
Last login: May 19 '09