- Last Updated: Thursday, 11 June 2015 22:29
- Published: Thursday, 11 June 2015 22:13
Christopher Shelton was elected the new president of the Communications Workers of America by acclamation of delegates to the union’s 75th convention.
He succeeds Larry Cohen who stepped down after serving as president for ten years and spending 39 years organizing and working in CWA.
Since 2005, Shelton has served as vice president of CWA District 1, representing more than 160,000 members in New Jersey, New York and New England.
Sara Steffens, who had been serving as secretary-treasurer of the Newsguild-CWA, was elected CWA secretary-treasurer.