Olivia Sanchez, Board President
Olivia Sanchez is the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. In her role she has provided leadership in the development and implementation of strategies, programs and policies relating to the Metropolitan’s EEO/AA and Nondiscrimination programs. Other areas of focus have been the development of outreach strategies related to women and minorities, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and diversity and inclusions efforts. Prior to joining Metropolitan, she worked for the California State University, both at the Chancellor’s Office under the General Counsel and as the Equity and Diversity Manager at CSU, Los Angeles.
Assisting with improving the lives of others through her contributions is something she is passionate about. Seeing a life positively impacted, doors open that were once closed or other constructive outcomes as a result of her work on the Board of Directors for WINTER is a motivating force for her.
Daniel Sloan, Board Treasurer
Mr. Sloan is the vice president of labor relations for the Parsons Corporation, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3.2 billion in 2015 and nearly 14,000 employees worldwide. He has more than 13 years of experience working with Project Labor Agreements on multi-billion-dollar public works construction programs. He has significant experience managing and integrating teams of labor relations, labor compliance and community workforce development professionals.
Mr. Sloan has a BA from the University of Washington and a Collective Bargaining Studies Certificate from Cornell University.
Miriam Scott Long, Board Secretary
Since graduating from USC and Princeton University, Miriam Scott Long has had a 30 year career that includes both public and private sector experience. From work as a Municipal Bond Analyst in New York City, Miriam has served as Manager of Government and Public Affairs at LACTC, Senior Deputy for Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke and Deputy Mayor with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and more. Miriam is currently responsible for Strategic Business and Construction Careers Outreach at Metro. As a former Coro Fellow and past President of the USC Black Alumni Association, her commitment to the underserved has never wavered. She brings to the Board of WINTER that same commitment to support those seeking to break glass ceilings and chart their own paths to career success.
Katherine Norve, Board Member
Katherine Norve, affectionately known as “Kat” by her union colleagues, is a Journeyman Laborer with Local 300, working at SKANSKA at METRO projects. A single mother of Four, Kat left a career as an Executive Assistant at a Public Relations firm, to embark on an adventurous career in the construction trades. Her experience in outreach and public engagement has proved invaluable to the WINTER organization. Her insight into the needs of women, and her experience as a WINTER alum, is invaluable to the Board. Katheryn Norve has proven the adage that says “where there is a will, there is a way”. WINTER is the organization committed to carving the way for women who have that will.