Yvette CuffieSecretary-Treasurer UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
As a MoCo community health nurse for more than 30 years, Yvette was in on the ground floor at the creation of Local 1994, serving as a shop steward in the Division of Family Health Services (HHS). She moved up the ladder to become an Executive Vice President in 1993 and then elected as the first female Secretary-Treasurer of any UFCW local. Yvette earned a reputation for inner strength and perseverance. She is a task-oriented advocate for union principles and a tireless champion of fair rules, and safe, decent working conditions. Her brand of leadership is soft-spoken but firm.