Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer  – Keith D Brown, OEA
President – Vacant
1st Vice President – Martha Kuhl, CNA
2nd Vice President – Yeon Park, SEIU 1021

Executive Committee

Nathaniel Arnold, ATU 192
Doug Bloch, IBT JC7
Greg Bonato, IBEW 595
Rosemarie Boothe-Bey, OPEIU 29
Andreas Cluver, Roofers 81
Don Crossato, IAM 1546
Cloudell Douglas, CBTU
Maggie Feder, UFCW 5
Rich Fierro, IBT 70

Chris Finn, ATU 1555
Al Fortier, IBEW 1245
Keith Gibbs, CWA 9412
Zach Goldman, IFPTE 21
Eugenia Gutierrez, SEIU USWW
Mike Henneberry, IBT 853
Yulisa Elenes, Unite Here 2
Maliha Noamani, SEIU 2015
Chuck Leonard, UA 342

Kat Bedford, AFSCME 3299
Omar Sabeh, IATSE 107
Kyle Sater, IAFF 1689
Jennifer Shanoski, AFT 1603
Randall West, IAFF 55
Cindy Zecher, CSEA 27


  1. Howard Egerman, AFGE 3172
  2. Linda Stanley, FORUM
  3. Yvonne Williams, ATU 192

Sergeant At Arms

Lawrence Abbott, IBT 70


Executive Secretary-Treasurer – Elizabeth Ortega-Toro (510) 710-3478,, CWA 39521

Political Director – Becky Rhodes (510) 388-3535,, CWA 39521

Political Organizer – Xitlali Sanchez (510) 332-5080,, CWA 39521

Office Manager – Cora Kapenga, (510) 632-4242 x103,, OPEIU 29

Executive Secretary-Treasurer: The full-time officer who runs the Council’s daily operations, such as
implementing policy, serving as spokesperson, managing staff and finances, and directing programs.

President: Presides over the Labor Council’s monthly Delegates meetings, chairs the Executive Committee
meetings, and represents the Council. The president is an ex-officio member of each committee.

1st and 2nd Vice Presidents: Preside in the President’s absence, participate in leadership functions and
assume other responsibilities. The 1st VP chairs Legislative Committee, 2nd VP chairs Credentials Committee.

Executive Committee: The steering committee of the Labor Council includes 23 at-large members in
addition to the officers. The committee meets monthly to prepare policy recommendations to the Delegate
Body; review and recommend action to the Delegates as may be necessary; act on Labor Council business
between meetings of the delegates; and engage in long-term planning for the Council.

Trustees: Regularly examine the financial records of the Executive Secretary Treasurer. We elect three to
review all receipts, bills, and disbursements, and periodically report their findings to the Delegates.

Sergeant-At-Arms: Collects attendance records at Delegates meetings and assists the chair in maintaining
proper order and function in the Labor Council meetings.