Ms. Almodovar has been the shop steward for Chelsea/Elliot for a year and enjoys representing members. She became a member of the union in 2006. A self-described “hard worker”, she takes pride in maintaining her buildings. She says, “I like helping the most – I like to be the person who gives a hand to others.” She is also grateful for her union benefits. Her father Eddie Almodovar, a retired NYCHA employee and Teamster retiree (Alfred E. Smith Houses) encouraged her to work for the Housing Authority. Outside of work, Ms. Almodovar enjoys all things athletic. – Basketball, football, and handball to name a few. She also enjoys spending time with her children Xavier (15), Tyler (6) and Joseph (15 months).