William “Bill” Hall
Board Chair – SEIU Local 1000
Bill brings a lifetime of experience, working both union and non-union jobs, to his current role as Board Chair at SEIU Local 1000. He has served as the District Labor Council (DLC) 744 President since 2012, was a Bargaining Unit 1 District Bargaining Unit Representative (DBUR) prior to that, and ran for and won the position of Classification Bargaining Unit Representative (CBUR) President in 2012. Bill has also served as Chief Steward of DLC 744 in 2005 and as a Unit 1 Bargaining Team alternate and sat at the table during the 2003 contract negotiations. His introduction to Union service began in 1999 when he first became a Job Steward.
Bill’s work for the State follows a similar upward trajectory. For the last 24 years, Bill has been employed by the State of California, most recently as an Audio/Visual Specialist Technician, a title he retains today. Prior to that, Bill worked as a Senior Photographer at Caltrans from 1998 to 2016. He also enjoyed a successful career as a Commercial Advertising Photographer from 1988 to 1998 and beforehand was employed as a heavy equipment operator.
Bill lives in Vacaville, California, with his wife of 26 years, Rosie.