George R. Alcott, III was elected to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Board in 2006. As a Director, Mr. Alcott helps set the company’s strategy and overall direction. Within a highly competitive and highly regulated business environment, the Board oversees and governs BCBSMA's operations, which includes the provision of health coverage to individuals and public and private employers. Mr. Alcott is the Chair of the Board’s Health Care Quality and Affordability Committee and serves on the Governance Committee and the Human Resources Committee.
Mr. Alcott is the Vice President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the former President of Local 1301, currently serving as Political Director, Communications Workers of America.
Mr. Alcott is a member of the Greater Boston Labor Council, Vice Chairperson of the National Yellow Pages Sales Representatives Association and a member of CWA, Upstate New York/New England Regional Council.