Rebecca McKee, J.D., is the Director of the California Public Employment Relations program, a position she has held since 2011. She began working at CPER as an assistant editor in 2002. She has written over 400 articles for the CPER Journal and edits the CPER Pocket Guide series. Rebecca is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, and was in private practice in Los Angeles prior to relocating to the Bay Area in 1979, where she became an associate at the law firm of Weinberg and Larson. She was a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center of San Francisco from 1981-1984. While there, she had primary responsibility for major federal and state litigation involving the employment problems of minorities, women, and the disabled, and authored a manual for public employers regarding their obligations under laws covering disabled employees. In 1984, she became a partner in the firm of Traun, Waller and McKee and continued working in private practice, with a focus on labor and employment, until joining CPER.
Stefanie Kalmin has been managing editor of the California Public Employee Relations program since 1992. Before coming to CPER, she worked in the magazine and book publishing industry in New York, and as an employee relations manager in both the public and private sectors in San Francisco. In addition to publishing the CPER Pocket Guide Series and the former CPER Journal, she has done writing and editing projects at UC Berkeley for the Center for Labor Research and Education, the Labor Occupational Health Program, and the Labor Project for Working Families. A native of Chicago, she received her BA in literature from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.