Director of Organizing / Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Jay Bradshaw Jay is the Director of Organizing for the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council which represents 38,000 carpenters and related craftspeople. Jay served as a working carpenter apprentice and then journeyman out of Carpenters Local 22 in San Francisco for many years. In 1995 Jay became a full-time organizer for the Carpenters Union and was made Director of Organizing in 2008. He oversees 35 full-time organizers in northern California and coordinates the 3000+ rank and file carpenters involved in the Carpenters In Action program. Jay and his team are heavily engaged in supporting project development with a particular focus on helping to solve the housing crisis in Northern California. This includes workforce and contractor recruitment as well as the organizing and energetic support of our factory-built housing partners.