About

Since 1961, the New Jersey State AFL-CIO has been the voice of labor and working families across the state.


Leadership & Staff

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Charles Wowkanech
President

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Laurel Brennan
Secretary-Treasurer


Executive Board Members

Joyce Alston, BCTGM
Thomas Ashton, UAW
Michael Barnes, IATSE
James R. Chew, Jr., IBB
Noel Christmas, UWUA
Joseph Demark, Jr., SMWIA
Wyatt Earp, IBEW
Sharon Eastwick, OPEIU
Roy Foster, Atlantic/Cape May CLC
Lynne Fox, Workers United
Thomas Giblin, IUOE
Sherryl Gordon, AFSCME
Raymond Greaves, ATU
Charles Hall, Jr., RWDSU
Herbert Hall, A. Philip Randolph

Vincent Lane, IUPAT
Michael Maloney, UA
Dominick Marino, IAFF
Matthew McCarty, GMP
C. Robert McDevitt, UNITE HERE
Gerard Meara, AFSCME
Johnnie Miranti, Novelty & Toy
Juan Negron, IAM
John T. Niccollai, Jr., UFCW
Daniel O'Connell, UTU
Gerald Owens, ILA
Stephen Pettit, AWIU
Raymond Pocino, LIUNA
John Potts, GCC-IBT
Hetty Rosenstein, CWA

Timothy Rudolph, IFPTE
David Schneck, AFM
John Shinn, USW
Joseph Soresi, SIU
Richard Sweeney, Iron Workers
Buddy Thoman, IBEW
Richard Tolson, BAC
Ann Twomey, HPAE (AFT)
Harvey Whille, UFCW


Staff

John Shea III, COPE Director
William Hayward, COPE Coordinator
Lee Sandberg, Communications Coordinator
Eric Richard, Legislative Affairs Coordinator
William Wyckoff, Multimedia Coordinator
John Kratzer, Workplace Safety & Health Coordinator
June Nedick, Office Manager
Joyce Desmond, Secretary