Instructors & Staff

Business & Civic Engagement

Portrait of Armando Olivas

Armando Olivas

Regional Director, AFL-CIO Community Services, B.S. Human Services, CSU Fullerton (1980).

Portrait of Caroline Oconnor

Caroline O’Connor

Director of Communications, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Masters in Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin (2009).

Portrait of Cheryl Wallach

Cheryl Wallach

Worker’s Comp. Attorney and Partner, Ford and Wallach, J.D. Pepperdine University (1991). Ford and Wallach Facebook Page

Portrait of Chuck Adinolfi

Chuck Adinolfi

Field Director, UFCW Local 324, A.A. Social Science, Rio Hondo College.

Portrait of Ericka Wills in a Event

Ericka Wills

Labor Educator, United Steelworkers District 12, M.S. English, Illinois State University.

Portrait of Goetz Wolff

Goetz Wolff

Lecturer, School of Public Affairs, UCLA, M.A. Political Science.

Portrait of Mister Calderon

Joaquin Calderon

Recording Secretary, LCLAA-SG Valley, B.A., Political Studies, Pitzer College (1999).

Portrait of Miss Klipple

Jody Klipple

Negotiator, SEIU 721, J.D., Southwestern Law School (2011).

Portrait of Mister Mc Dowell

John R. McDowell, Jr.

Founder of Labor Center at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Political Director, LA College Faculty Guild, Local 1521, Chair, California Student Aid Commission, B.A. Social Sciences, M.A. Sociology, California State University, Sacramento (1970).

Portrait of Mister Peller

Joseph L Paller, Jr.

Labor Attorney/Partner, Gilbert & Sackman, J.D., UCLA School of Law (1978).

Portrait of Josh Young

Josh Young

Portrait of Miss Yasuda

Kathleen Yasuda

Labor Center Director, Grievance Rep., AFT Local 1521, M.A. Public Policy, Human Services, Education and Labor, Harvard University (1998).

Portrait of Levy

Lewis Levy

Labor Attorney and Partner, Levy Phillips, Southwest University School of Law (1982).

Portrait of Mr Siegel

Lou Siegel

Communications Coordinator, Labor Public Relations Specialist, working exclusively with unions on research, writing and strategies for organizing, bargaining and internal campaigns. B.A. Windham College (1975).

Portrait of Mr Zigman

Lou Zigman

Arbitrator, Attorney, J.D., George Washington University Law School (1969). Member of National Academy of Arbitrators; formerly with NLRB for 10 years.

Portrait of Marcus Hatcher

Marcus Hatcher

Director of Representational Excellence, SEIU-UHW, B.A. Communications, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Portrait of Matt Bell

Matt Bell

Portrait of Hart Matt

Matt Hart

Union Representative, UFCW Local 324, B.A. Labor Studies.

Portrait of Mindy Chen

Mindy Chen

Trainer, Student Intern Program, AFT 1521, M.S. Ed. Pyschological Services.

Portrait of Olga Garcia

Olga Garcia

Assistant, A career District employee since 1993. A.A. Degree, Liberal Arts, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (2001).

Portrait of Mr Ford

Scott Ford

Worker’s Comp. Attorney and Partner, Ford and Wallach, J.D. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (1992). Ford and Wallach Facebook Page

Portrait of Steven Holguin

Steven Holguin

Labor Attorney and President, SR Holguin, PC, J.D., UCLA School of Law (1983)

Portrait of Tanya Akel

Tanya Akel

Educator and Project Director, UCLA-LOSH, M.A. Urban Planning.

Teresa Conrow Portrait

Teresa Conrow

Labor Organizer/Educator in U.S. and abroad, B.A. Sociology, Earlham College, IN (1979).