Officers & Staff


Lita Blanc – President

Lita Blanc worked as a bilingual teacher and literacy specialist in the San Francisco Unified School District for 29 years. After many years of serving… read more

Liz Conley

Liz Conley was elected Vice-President of Substitutes for UESF in 2015. Previously she had been a teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School and Vice-President for Substitutes.… read more

Elaine Merriweather

Elaine Merriweather has over 25 years of teaching experience with SFUSD as an Early Childhood Educator. She has served as a Mentor Teacher, Literacy Coach,… read more

Lisa Gutierrez Guzman

Three terms as Bilingual Rep on UESF Executive Board; Have been on UBC and usually Building Rep at Buena Vista and Flynn and now at… read more


Marilyn Ilagen

Marilyn comes to UESF from the International Longshore Warehouse Union, where she worked for more than 20 years.… read more

Beatrice Montenegro

Beatrice is the staff representative for most Elementary Schools in the San Francisco Unified School District. Prior to joining UESF, Beatrice was an organizer with… read more

Julian Quinonez

Julian serves as the field representative for all SFUSD High Schools, some SFUSD Elementary Schools, and all UESF-represented charter schools. Julian comes to UESF with… read more

Alma Soto

Alma is the UESF field representative for all middle schools and many elementary schools.… read more

Audreen Williams

Audreen Williams has worked for labor unions in San Francisco for nearly 20 years, including Sheet Metal Workers and Unite Here. Unions have been a… read more