My name is Elissa Underwood, I’m a Lead Phlebotomist at Kaiser LAMC, an active Steward, and was a member of the 2015 and 2018 bargaining teams. I have also served as a member of the SEIU-UHW Executive Board for two consecutive terms.
Fighting for healthcare justice, job security, better wages, and respect for all members is my passion. That is why I took my role on the bargaining team very seriously, and was committed to do the work necessary to secure the awesome contract we have today.
The reason I am running for a seat on the Executive Board now is to uphold our mission to increase economic fairness for working people, ensure high quality health services, and create a well-funded, equitable and just California.