Elaine Merriweather has over 25 years of teaching experience with SFUSD as an Early Childhood Educator. She has served as a Mentor Teacher, Literacy Coach, Workshop Presenter and Trainer. She was elected Treasurer for UESF in 2004 where she worked collaboratively with the elected leadership of the union. She has been a strong advocate within the CFT serving on the Executive Council for 6 years and their budget committee. She spent 4 years as A School Board Trustee on the West Contra Costa USD. She has served on the CTA Budget Committee for 6 years and recently elected to the NEA board. Elaine was appointed by the Executive Board to be Treasurer for the 2017/18 school year. She also serves as the UESF staff representative for all Early Education schools and some elementary schools.