Board of Directors

Meet our Distinguished Board

The Union Plus Board of Directors, a volunteer leadership from leading unions, helps Union Privilege chart new Union Plus benefits' direction and focus.


Richard L. Trumka
President, AFL-CIO

Vice Chairs
  • Tefere Gebre
    Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO
  • Elizabeth Shuler
    Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO
  • Dora Cervantes
    General-Secretary Treasurer, IAM
  • Leo W. Gerard 
    President, USW
  • Lorretta Johnson 
    Secretary-Treasurer, AFT
  • Ed Kelly   
    General Secretary-Treasurer, IAFF
  • Steve Kreisberg
    Director of Research and Collective Bargaining Services, AFSCME
  • Elizabeth "Liz" Powell 
    Secretary-Treasurer, APWU
  • Kenneth E. Rigmaiden    
    General President, IUPAT
  • Ameenah Salaam
    Assistant to the President, CWA 
  • Lori Werner
    International Vice President and Assistant to the International President, UFCW