Blue, Luisa

Luisa Blue was elected Executive Vice President of SEIU in May 2016, after serving on the SEIU International Executive Board from 2012-2016; she is the first Asian Pacific Islander to hold this post at the union. As one of the highest-ranking API union leaders in the nation, she has been at the forefront of making racial and immigrant justice a priority throughout her four decades of union organizing and advocacy. She was recognized in 2015 at the national Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance convention, where she was awarded the Philip Vera Cruz Organizing Award.