Tyrék Lee is the Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU, the largest local union in the country with more than 400,000 members across the East Coast. As the largest healthcare union in Massachusetts with over 56,000 members, 1199SEIU members include hospital, nursing home, homecare, and clinic employees. Lee has been active in the union for more than a decade, moving from an elected delegate up to senior leadership. In his role as Vice President, he played a key role in the union’s organizing, political, and coalition building, and his leadership was instrumental in securing a new minimum wage for workers throughout the industry. As a labor leader, Lee is Secretary-Treasury of the SEIU Massachusetts State Council, a vice president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, and a Greater Boston Labor Council executive board member.