Organized Labor Advisory Council

The Organized Labor Advisory Council is composed of senior level executives offering extensive knowledge and expertise about various aspects of the workforce and the dynamics facing unions and organized labor in the United States.

The Atlanta Fed's Organized Labor Advisory Council

Left to right: Michael Akins, Randy Brown, Charlie Flemming, Rich Templin, Tim Canoll, Phil LaPorte, Vonda McDaniel. Not pictured: Brandon Bishop, Margaret Blair, Daniel Flippo, Victoria Mesa-Estrada, Quentin Tanner

Michael Akins
Business Agent
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
Atlanta, GA

Brandon Bishop
Southern Regional Director
North American Building Trades Union
Chelsea, AL

Margaret Blair
Economist
Vanderbilt University—Labor and Corporate Governance
Nashville, TN

Randy Brown
President
Teamsters, Truck Drivers, and Helpers—Local 728
Atlanta, GA

Tim Canoll
President Emeritus
Air Line Pilots Association
Washington, DC

Charlie Flemming
President
Georgia AFL-CIO
Atlanta, GA

Daniel Flippo
District Director
United Steelworkers—District 9
Gardendale, AL

Phil LaPorte
Southeast Regional Chair
National Academy of Arbitrators
Decatur, GA

Vonda McDaniel
President, Central Labor Council of Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Vice President, National Executive Council, AFL-CIO
Nashville, TN

Victoria Mesa-Estrada
Attorney
Florida Legal Services Inc.
Newberry, FL

Quentin Tanner
President
Tennessee Building and Construction Trades Council
Nashville, TN

Rich Templin
Director of Politics and Public Policy
Florida AFL-CIO
Tallahassee, FL