Harriet Applegate, Secretary/Fiscal Officer

Harriett Applegate was appointed to the Board of Directors by the County Executive in 2014, and reappointed in 2016.  Ms. Applegate was elected Secretary/Fiscal Officer on March 7, 2019.

Harriet is the Executive Secretary of the North Shore Federation of Labor, which represents the needs of workers in Northeast Ohio. Harriet brings to her job a passion for educating rank-and-file members on common sense economics and for involving working people in politics and policy. She is committed to advocating for fairer trade, a renewable jobs economy, and high standards for Ohio’s workers. She is working on strengthening the labor movement’s political infrastructure, involving union members in the policy process, and continuing to build a vibrant, diverse labor movement.

Harriet lives in Cleveland Heights.