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Officers and Staff

Officers

  • Chair: J. David Cox, President, AFGE
  • Vice Chair: Cecil Roberts, President, UMWA
  • Vice Chair: William Hite, President, UA

Executive Committee Members

Two Year Term
  • Captain Lee Moak, President, ALPA
  • William Candelori, Jr., Executive Vice President, IUPAT
Three Year Term
  • Dave Kolbe, Ironworkers
  • Rick de la Fuente, IAMAW
Four Year Term
  • J. Walter Cahill, Vice President, IATSE
  • Hamid Ghaffari, Western Pacific Regional Vice President, NATCA

Staff

  • James Gilbert, Director
  • Gordon Pavy, Staff Coordinator, AFL-CIO retired
  • Bryon Charlton, Legislation, AFL-CIO

Governing Board

Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)

  • Brendan Kenny, Director of Government Affairs
  • Wes Reed

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

  • Robert Nicklas, Political Director

American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

  • Greg Humphrey

American Postal Workers Union (APWU)

  • Cliff Guffey, President, Postal Workers
  • Sue Carney, National Human Relations Director

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)

  • Warren George, President
  • Oscar Owens, Secretary-Treasurer

Boilermakers (IBB)

  • Newton B. Jones, President

Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS)

  • Dan Pickett, President
  • Mike Baldwin

Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO

  • Bob Ozinga

Elevator Constructors (IUEC)

  • Joe Devlin

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)

  • Walter Cahill, Vice President

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)

  • Kevin Rader, Education Director

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)

  • Rick de la Fuente, Assistant Legislative Director

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

  • Brian Baker

International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE)

  • Timothy J. Rudolph, President Local 195

International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC)

  • James Boland, President, Bricklayers
  • Gerrard Scarrano, Executive V.P., Bricklayers

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)

  • James Williams, President
  • Chris Sloan, International Legislative Representative

Ironworkers

  • David Kolbe

Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO

  • Dan Duncan

Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO

  • Ronald Ault, President

National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)

  • Hamid Ghaffari, Western Pacific Regional Vice President

National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)

  • Ernie Kirkland, Director for Retired Members

National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU)

  • John F. Hegarty, President

Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS)

  • Michael Gonzales, Region IV National Assistant for Flight Standards

Plasterers & Cement Masons (OPCMIA)

  • Patrick D. Finley, General President
  • Gerry Ryan

Plumbers and Pipe Fitters (UA)

  • William Hite, President
  • Rick Terven, Legislative and Political Affairs Director

State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

  • Larry Scanlon

Transport/Communication (TCU/IAM)

  • Robert Scardelletti, President

Transport Workers Union of America (TWU)

  • Timothy Grandfield

United Auto Workers (UAW)

  • Kris Owen, Assistant Director of General Motors Department

United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)

  • John Lonetti, Assistant to the President

United Steelworkers (USW)

  • Tom Conway, Vice President

United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers (Roofers and Waterproofers)

  • Kinsey M. Robinson, President

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  • John W. Wilhelm, President

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