Executive Council Members

The AFL-CIO Executive Council is comprised of the three top officers and 55 vice presidents. These democratically elected officials represent the 12.5 million members of the AFL-CIO and are responsible for guiding the work of the federation. The responsibilities of all officers of the AFL-CIO are set out in our constitution.

Executive Council Member Union
Stuart Appelbaum RWDSU-UFCW
James Callahan Operating Engineers
Gabrielle Carteris SAG-AFTRA
Bonnie Castillo National Nurses United
Tom Conway United Steelworkers
John Costa Amalgamated Transit Union
Ray Curry UAW
Eric Dean Ironworkers
Evelyn DeJesus AFT
Capt. Joe DePete Air Line Pilots
Bhairavi Desai National Taxi Workers Alliance
Mark Dimondstein American Postal Workers Union
Tim Driscoll Bricklayers
Cheryl Eliano AFGE
Cindy Estrada UAW
Warren Fairley Boilermakers
Everett Kelley AFGE
Edward A. Kelly Fire Fighters
Richard Lanigan Office and Professional Employees
Matthew Loeb Theatrical Stage Employees
Ernest A. Logan School Administrators
Robert Martinez Machinists
Elissa McBride AFSCME
Vonda McDaniel Nashville and Middle Tennessee CLC
Sean McGarvey North America's Building Trades Unions
Mark McManus Plumbers and Pipe Fitters
Gwen Mills UNITE HERE
Sara Nelson Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
Terry O'Sullivan Laborers
Marc Perrone United Food and Commercial Workers
Paul Rinaldi National Air Traffic Controllers Association
Clyde Rivers California School Employees Association
Cecil Roberts Mine Workers
Fredric V. Rolando National Association of Letter Carriers
Michael Sacco Seafarers
John Samuelsen Transport Workers
Lee A. Saunders AFSCME
Joseph Sellers, Jr. International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers
Anthony Shelton Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers
Christopher Shelton Communications Workers of America
James Slevin Utility Workers
DeMaurice Smith NFL Players Association
Lonnie R. Stephenson Electrical Workers
D. Taylor UNITE HERE
Baldemar Velasquez Farm Labor Organizing Committee
Randi Weingarten AFT
Charles Wowkanech New Jersey AFL-CIO