Labor Advisory Committee

Jennifer Christensen
President, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1189

Brian Ecker
Staff Representative, United Steelworkers District 11

Megan Gavin
Education Specialist, Minnesota Nurses Association

Larry Gilbertson
President, Apprenticeship Coordinators Association of MN, Training Director, Iron Workers Local 512

Lane Harstad
Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service

Brenda Hilbrich
Director, Member Action Center, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Minnesota

Kieran Hughes
Member, National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 9

Karl Knutsen
State Legislative Director, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees (BMWE) 

Rick Martagon
Supervisor, Labor Standards & Apprenticeship Division, MN Department of Labor & Industry

Willie Mellen
National Business Agent, American Postal Workers Union (APWU)

Christa Mello
President, UNITE HERE Local 17

Mona Meyer
President, Communications Workers of America (CWA) MN State Council

Paul Mueller 
Vice-President, Education Minnesota

Ed Reynoso
DRIVE Representative, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Joint Council 32

Jonathon Turner
Business Representative,International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49

Ryan Welles
Education Coordinator, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5

Carl Zitzer
Metro Area Training Coordinator, Sheet Metal Workers (SMW) Local 10


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