Doug Bloch - Teamsters Joint Council 7

Doug Bloch has dedicated his professional career to labor and community organizing. Since 2010 he has served as the Political Director for Teamsters Joint Council 7, which represents over 100,000 workers in Northern California and Nevada. He also serves as gubernatorial appointee to the California’s Commission on Health and Safety, and Workers’ Compensation.  Before Teamsters, Bloch was the Port of Oakland’s campaign director for Change to Win, a coalition of American labor Unions. Before this, he also was a senior research analyst at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) from 2000-2006, which came about after working for five years as a community organizer.