Board of Directors


Rusty Hicks, President

Executive Secretary-Treasurer
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Victor Griego, Vice President

Chief Executive Officer
Diverse Strategies for Organizing

Pat Clarey, Secretary

Chief of State Health Programs & Regulatory Relations Officer
HealthNet, Inc.

Nicholas Sandler, Treasurer

Executive Vice President & Senior Managing Director
Stonebriar Commercial Finance


Glen Dake

Dake Luna Consultants

Michael Griggs

MCF Graduate
MCF Workforce Development Program Graduate

Jamarah Hayner

JKH Consulting

Madeline Janis

Executive Director
Jobs to Move America

Barbara Maynard

Maynard Consulting

Chris Modrzejewski

M Advisors

Ari Swiller

Renewable Resources

Kent Wong

UCLA Labor Center

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“So often, Los Angeles and California has shown the nation a better way to a brighter future. We cannot stop. Now more than ever, people need us. People need us to do what we’ve always done — lead.” — Rusty Hicks, Board President and President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO