Larry Hendel

Larry Hendel - AFSCME Council 57 Business Agent
Business Agent
(510) 777-7716

Larry Hendel joined the District 57 staff in 2017 and is the representative for Locals 444, 512, 675 and 2167. Most of his career has been spent in SEIU, where he served at various times as Political Coordinator, Staff Director and Organizing Director at Locals 715, 1021 and the California Faculty Association. Prior to becoming a union staffer, he worked in the ship repair industry and was a shop steward with the International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 68 in San Francisco. Always interested in politics, he has worked on several East Bay city council and school board campaigns and served as past chair of the 16th Assembly District Committee of the Democratic Party. He began his organizing career working with the National Lawyers Guild Military Law Project, providing legal assistance to active duty military personnel in California and in Okinawa. He is an also an activist in the movement for peace in the middle east, and a published short story writer.