Jeff Crosby, 66, is president of the North Shore Labor Council in Lynn, Massachusetts.  He worked for General Electric for 33 years and served eight terms as president of IUE-CWA Local 201.  Jeff was elected to the National Central Labor Council Advisory Committee of the AFL-CIO at a national convention in Denver in 1996 and has served since then. He is also a member of the national AFL-CIO Worker Center Advisory Board. Jeff is a vice-president and member of the state Executive Board of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO as well as the Executive Director of the New Lynn Coalition.  He currently teaches Labor Studies at UMass Boston in the Labor Resource Center program, and the Harvard Trade Union Program. Jeff lives in Lynn, Massachusetts with his wife, Marjie, an Occupational Therapist just retired from the Boston public schools, and an activist in the Boston Teachers’ Union (AFT).