Francis “Butch” Santicola’s distinguished career at PSEA spanned more than four decades, but his influences do not stop there. As a staff member, he demonstrated leadership, expertise, dedication, and advocacy. Santicola’s work is well-known – as an organizer, presenter, negotiator, communicator, spokesman, leader, advocate, and friend. Santicola’s continued commitment to children, public education, and labor is unique. Although he retired from PSEA in 2013, he continues to be a voice for public education.