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Liz Shuler, Chair*
President, AFL-CIO 

Julianne Malveaux, Vice Chair* 
President Emerita of Bennett College for Women 

Teresa Ghilarducci, Secretary* 
New School for Social Research 

Gary Bass, Treasurer* 
President, GDB Consulting/Executive Director Emeritus, The Bauman Foundation 


Nina Banks 
Bucknell University 

Brian Bryant 
President, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 

Hector Cordero-Guzman 
Baruch College, City University of New York 

Ernesto Cortes, Jr. 
Executive Director, West / Southwest Industrial Areas Foundation 

Claude Cummings 
President, Communication Workers of America 

Keith Ellison 
Attorney General of Minnesota 

Jennifer Epps 
Executive Director, The LIFT Fund 

Shawn Fain 
President, United Auto Workers 

Jeff Faux* 
Former President, Economic Policy Institute 

Jocelyn Frye 
President, National Partnership for Women and Families 

Jose P. Garza 
Travis County District Attorney 

Elise Gould* 
Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, Economic Policy Institute 

Pronita Gupta* 

Hannah Halbert* 
Executive Director, Policy Matters Ohio 

Mary Kay Henry* 
Former President, Service Employees International Union 

Robert Kuttner* 
The American Prospect, Brandeis University 

Lisa Lynch 
Brandeis University 

Dave McCall* 
President, United Steelworkers 

Manuel Pastor 
University of Southern California 

Lori Pelletier 
American Income Life 

Becky Pringle* 
President, National Education Association 

Lee Saunders* 
President, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 

Heidi Shierholz, EPI President* 
Economic Policy Institute 

Randi Weingarten* 
President, American Federation of Teachers 

*Executive Committee Members 

Board Emeritus 

Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University 
Alexis Herman, New Ventures, Inc. 
Ray Marshall, University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs 
Robert B. Reich, University of California, Berkeley