Zeb is an exceptionally innovative problem solver, negotiator and team builder. He is widely recognized for creating tight knit, powerful teams, and crafting elegant solutions to complex issues. Zeb comes to CEMA having been a labor organizer in Santa Clara County for the last three years with SEIU 521. During his tenure, Zeb saved more than 40 jobs from layoff and was honored as the Organizer of the Year. Additionally, Zeb has a deep commitment to improving systems – making them as user friendly, transparent and accessible as possible. His non-labor background includes transforming a division at Stanford University from a pen and paper operation to a modern, computerized unit. As a former manager at Sanford, Zeb brings a supervisory, client oriented and financial perspective to union advocacy. Zeb is an alumnus of Santa Clara University, passionately participates in social justice events, and lives in East Palo Alto with his family.