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 Boland Bricklayers
James Callahan Operating Engineers
Capt. Timothy Canoll Air Line Pilots Association
Gabrielle Carteris SAG-AFTRA
J. David Cox AFGE
Harold Daggett Longshoremen
Eric Dean Ironworkers
RoseAnn DeMoro National Nurses United
Bhairavi Desai National Taxi Workers Alliance
Mark Dimondstein American Postal Workers Union
David Durkee Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers
Cindy Estrada UAW
Leo W. Gerard United Steelworkers
Lawrence J. Hanley Amalgamated Transit Union
Lorretta Johnson AFT
Newton B. Jones Boilermakers
Gregory J. Junemann International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers
D. Michael Langford Utility Workers
Richard Lanigan Office and Professional Employees
Matthew Loeb Theatrical Stage Employees
Robert Martinez Machinists
Elissa McBride AFSCME
George E McCubbin III AFGE District 12
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
Lori Pelletier Connecticut AFL-CIO
Marc Perrone United Food and Commercial Workers
Jorge Ramirez Chicago Federation of Labor
Fred Redmond United Steelworkers
Kenneth Rigmaiden Painters and Allied Trades
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
Robert A. Scardelletti TCU/IAM
Harold Schaitberger Fire Fighters
Joseph Sellers Jr. International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers
Christopher Shelton Communications Workers of America
Bruce R. Smith Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers
DeMaurice Smith NFL Players Association
Lonnie R. Stephenson Electrical Workers
D. Taylor UNITE HERE
Baldemar Velasquez Farm Labor Organizing Committee
Randi Weingarten AFT
Dennis D. Williams UAW
Diann Woodard School Administrators
Charles Wowkanech New Jersey AFL-CIO