In 1997, Florence became a delegate to the Westchester Putnam Central Labor Body where she now serves as Secretary-Treasurer.
Florence taught elementary school in the Yonkers Public Schools for 33 years.
Her union and political activism began in her second year teaching and her decades-long service as a YFT building rep began. She went on to serve the YFT as treasurer, political action, negotiating team, NYSUT and AFT delegate and as grievance chair, handling contract grievance arbitration mediations and hearings. She continues to serve in many of these capacities after her retirement from teaching in 2004. She is presently the retiree rep on the YFT Executive Board.
She is involved in all aspects of Political activities and activism on the local and statewide level.
In addition to her work with YFT, she is At-Large NYSUT Director representing all 240,000 NYSUT Retirees in New York and Florida. She is also Executive Vice-President of NYSUT’s Retiree Council for Westchester and Putnam Counties.
She is a member of the NYSUT Retiree Advisory Committee and the American Federation of Teachers Retiree Committee.
She is a sole practitioner at the law firm of Florence T. McCue, Esq. in Greenburgh, New York.
Florence has been a member of many boards including the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, the Westchester County Charter Revision Commission and the Pace Law School Alumni Board. She is a former Vice President of the Pocantico Hills Board of Education.
Florence resides in Elmsford, New York very close to her son, Michael and his wife Sara, her daughter Jacqueline, and her grandchildren, Alexandra, Mariah and Grace.