Workers Unite Film Festival Advisory Board
Rachel Bernstein–Director Of Labor Arts Web Museum
Niki Bhattacharya–Director Of Operations, MFA Social Documentary Film Program, School For Visual Arts, NYC
Gene Carroll-Co-Director, NYS AFL-CIO/Cornell Union Leadership Institute, Cornell University, Institute for Labor Relations, NYC
May Y. Chen-Co-Director, China Labor Studies Program, Murphy Institute/CUNY, founding member of APALA, Board President of the NYS Immigrant Action Fund. International Union VP of UNITE HERE from 1999 to 2009.
Esther Cohen (Advisory Board Chair) – Author, Poet, Artist, Cultural Activist –(Former Director SEIU 1199 Bread And Roses Cultural Program)
Bhairavi Desai - Executive Director, New York ( & National) Taxi Workers Alliance (NYTWA)
Caroline Fan - (Director of Development) Strategic Consultant, Labor Issues
Steve Fraser – Editor at Large, New Labor Forum - CUNY/SPS
Liana Foxvog - National Organizer, International Labor Rights Forum
Carl Ginsburg – Writer and producer, communications staff, National Nurses United
Brendan Griffith – Chief of Staff, Mobilizing Director, NYC Central Labor Council
Dean Hubbard – Director, Sierra Club Labor Program, Labor Activist (NY & DC)
Jane LaTour - Author, DC37 NYC Journalist (retired), NY Labor History Association Organizer
Penny Lewis – Assistant Professor, Labor Studies , Murphy Institute/CUNY
Stephanie Luce – Associate Professor, Labor Studies, Murphy Institute/ CUNY
Gregory Mantsios – Director, Murphy Institute For Worker Education And Labor Studies/ CUNY
Ruth Milkman – Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, Professor and Academic Director, The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, CUNY
Ed Ott – Distinguished Lecturer, Murphy Institute For Worker Education And Labor Studies/CUNY, Former Executive Director New York City Central Labor Council
Zahida Pirani - Filmmaker, Consultant, Former Director of La Fuente's NY Civic Participation Project.
Nina Shapiro-Perl– Filmmaker-in-Residence at American University, lead of the Community Voice Project.
Christiaan Perez - Producer of Labor Lines radio show in LI, NY, Labor media consultant.
Mark Plesent - Producing Artistic Director, The Working Theater, NYC
Ramon Rodriguez - Former Organizer for Education and Training at 1199SEIU, Consultant.
Ray Rodgers - Founder and Executive Director of Corporate Campaigns, Inc., Campaign to Stop Killer Coke
Gary Schoicet – Co-Chair Metro NY Labor Communications Council
Harvey C. Sigelbaum – Senior Advisor, The Riverside Company, past President & Co-CEO, MultiPlan, Inc., past CEO, Amalgamated Life Insurance Company; NY
Richard D.Winsten – Partner, Co-Chair of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.’s Government Relations practice
Roz Yasser – Labor/Healthcare Consultant, Former SVP EmblemHealth, Inc.
Michael Zweig – Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life, SUNY, Stonybrook
Andrew Tilson – Executive Director, Workers Unite Film Festival
Phil Hopper – Program Director, Workers Unite Film Festival
Caroline K. Fan - Director of Development, Workers Unite Film Festival
Cathy Koutsavlis - Executive Assistant for Special Projects, 2014