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Cuthbert Dickenson

President, Local 374

Cuthbert Dickenson
President, Local 374
Cuthbert Dickenson is serving in his fourth term as a vice president of the Executive Board.

Dickenson began his career in public service in 1984 as an Electrical Maintainer for the New York Public Library. In 2002, members overwhelmingly elected him president of Quasi- Public Employees Local 374. Before that, he was a chapter chair and a union delegate for over 10 years.

Dickenson worked with library management and the DC 37 Education Fund to develop a free trades apprenticeship program for members at Manhattan, Staten Island and Bronx libraries. The program preps members for a career in facilities management and maintenance. Dickenson chairs the DC 37 Citizenship/Immigration Committee, and he is a trustee of the New York Public Library Health and Security Trust. He is a member of the union’s Caribbean Heritage Committee and the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. Dickenson is a Cornell University Labor Leadership program graduate.

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