Kim Tavaglione was named Executive Director of the San Francisco Labor Council in November 2020. Tavaglione is the first woman, and first woman of color, to lead the Council in its more than 125-year history.
Tavaglione joined the staff as Campaign Director in September of 2018 after serving as an Executive Committee member for nearly a decade. Tavaglione rebuilt a successful Labor-Neighbor program, resulting in electoral successes and increased civic engagement among union workers. She directed the issues and independent expenditure political programs, and led key strategic campaigns for the SFLC. Prior to her work at the Council, she served as a community and political director for the National Union of Healthcare Workers.
As Executive Director, Kim Tavaglione will lead the staff team to assist affiliate unions with political mobilization, contract campaigns, and strategic organizing.