Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute 2016
Robert “Bobby” Godinez II, moved to Chula Vista in 1988 and attended Chula Vista Jr. High and Chula Vista High School. He began working at a San Diego Shipyard in 1995 as a Sheet Metal Fitter and member of the Iron Workers Union. After suffering an injury, he was retrained in Information Systems and worked in this field for over 10 years before becoming an Organizer for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. In his capacity as a National Organizer, Bobby has developed many relationships throughout the United States. He has led and participated in several successful union organizing campaigns throughout the U.S. He is a 2015 graduate of the Harvard University Trade Union Program and has completed other programs and courses at the National Labor College, the AFL-CIO Organizing Institute and the University of Wisconsin – School for Workers. Bobby looks forward to building a stronger community for his daughter who is a student at Chula Vista High School.