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Linda Foley

Linda Foley (BSJ77) is currently the president of the Berger-Marks Foundation, an organization that helps women organize into unions. She was elected President of The Newspaper Guild/CWA, AFL-CIO, CLC, in October 1995 and was sworn in as a Vice President of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, CLC, in July 1997. She was the first woman in the 60-plus year history of the Guild to hold the office. She was re-elected in 1997, 1999 and again in 2002. She was elected Secretary-Treasurer in 1993 and also was the first woman elected to that position. She was instrumental in negotiating and then implementing the Guild's merger with the CWA.