Charlie Wishman is the Secretary Treasurer for the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. He is a former member of IAM Local 254, AFSCME Locals 3450 and 2023, and currently is a member of AFT Local 716.
Charlie has spent several years working with and for the labor movement in a communications role. He first became active in advocacy as Community Liaison for the Food Bank of Iowa from 2003-2006, then as an community organizer and lobbyist for Iowa Citizen Action Network from 2006-2009. He then served as Communications Specialist for AFSCME Iowa Council 61 from 2009 until he came to work for the Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO in September of 2011 as Communications Director. He was then elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO in January of 2012.
Any media can reach him by cell phone at 515-664-5197 or email him at [email protected].