April 15, 2016
UDW is proud to be a union of home care providers and led by home care providers. This year, we voted for the UDW members who will help lead our union throughout the next few years as members of our statewide Executive Board and our local District Advisory Boards. All of our leaders are current IHSS providers.
Thank you to all who participated in the election, and congratulations to the winners.
Editha has been an IHSS provider since 2003. She cares for her youngest daughter Ellis who lives with chronic lung disease.
Astrid works as the IHSS provider for her son Manuel who lives with severe autism.
Rose has been an IHSS provider for 18 years, and cares for her father and another client.
Brooks has been an IHSS provider for 14 years and takes care of his mother Daisy who lives with osteoporosis, Crohn’s disease, and high blood pressure.
Christine provides care for her 98-year-old mother, and has been an active member of UDW since 2005.
Rosa works as the IHSS provider for her mom who lives with dementia and her father who has diabetes and limited mobility.
Corie has provided IHSS care for her mother Dorothy who lives with severe COPD since 2008.
Elva is the home care provider for three IHSS clients.
William has been an IHSS provider for 20 years, caring for his son William who lives with autism.
Maria has been an IHSS provider since 2006. She currently providers care for a young woman with Down syndrome.
Maria has been an IHSS provider for 5 years for her mother.
Nicanora has been an IHSS provider for 13 years for her sister Jeanice who has intellectual disabilities.
Cheryl has been her elderly client Betty’s IHSS provider for nine years.
Noreen has been the IHSS provider for her brother Marion who is legally blind and has issues with his pancreas and kidney since 1999.
Sylvia has been an IHSS provider for 25 years and cares for 2 clients.
Hazim has been an IHSS provider for 7 years and cares for 1 client.
Angie has been a provider for 8 years and cares for 3 clients.
Luz has been her mother’s IHSS provider for over 5 years.
Camilla’s bother Reggie lives with schizophrenia and developmental disabilities, and Camilla has been his IHSS provider since 2008.
Kathleen has been an IHSS provider for her neighbor Katherine who lives with Lupus for seven years.
Cassandra has been her brother Brian’s IHSS provider for three years.
Rosa has been an IHSS provider for over 25 years.
Terry has been an IHSS provider since 1996, and right now she cares for three clients in her community who live with physical and mental disabilities.
Rebecca has been the IHSS provider for her 18-year-old son Jacob who lives with autism for two and a half years.
Karen currently provides care for an elderly woman with dementia, has been an IHSS provider for multiple seniors and people with disabilities in her community for over 15 years.
Susana’s son Mario lives with cerebral palsy, and she has been his IHSS provider for 16 years.
Lidia is the IHSS provider for her son, as well as an elderly woman in her community.
Wymon has been his brother Obie’s IHSS provider for five years.
Vibiana is an IHSS provider for her daughter.
Julie has been an IHSS provider for over 15 years and cares for her mother.
Hue is an IHSS provider for his mother.
Sarah is her granddaughter’s IHSS provider.
Lisa has provided IHSS care for the same three elderly women in her community for over a decade.
Roxanne’s son Jacob lives with physical and developmental disabilities, and she works as his IHSS provider.
Mark has been his wife Chantal’s IHSS provider for almost six years. He also provides care for an elderly woman in his community.
Sharon has been an IHSS provider since 2009, and cares for several clients including her spouse.
Leonor has been her parents’ IHSS provider for 15 years.
Maria has been an IHSS provider since 2003. She’s provided in-home care for her adult son since he was six-months old and developed encephalitis.
Diana has been her grandmother’s IHSS provider for the last eight years.
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