Executive Secretary-Treasurer  – Keith D. Brown, IBT 665
President – Yeon Park, SEIU 1021
1st Vice President – Martha Kuhl, CNA
2nd Vice President – Andreas Cluver, Roofers 81

Executive Committee

Ismael Armendariz, NEA OEA
Nathaniel Arnold, ATU 192
Kat Bedford, AFSCME 3299
Greg Bonato, IBEW 595
Rosemarie Boothe-Bey, OPEIU 29
Don Crossato, IAM 1546
Cloudell Douglas, CBTU
Yulisa Elenes, UniteHere 2

Maggie Feder, UFCW 5
Rich Fierro, IBT 70
Chris Finn, ATU 1555
Al Fortier, IBEW 1245
Keith Gibbs, CWA 9412
Eugenia Gutierrez, SEIU USWW
Mike Henneberry, IBT 853
Chuck Leonard, UA 342

Maliha Noamani, SEIU 2015
Omar Sabeh, IATSE 107
Kyle Sater, IAFF 1689
Jennifer Shanoski, AFT 1603
Chris Snyder, IUOE 3
Julian Ware, IFPTE 21
Randall West, IAFF 55
Cindy Zecher, CSEA 27


  1. Howard Egerman, AFGE 3172
  2. Yvonne Williams, ATU 192
  3. Steven Pitts, AFT 1603

Sergeant At Arms

Lawrence Abbott, IBT 70


Executive Secretary-Treasurer – Keith D. Brown (510) 866-8280,, IBT 665

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

Political Organizer – Shaniah Ritzie-Hernandez (334) 462-6329,, 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.