Staff

IFL OFFICERS

  • Ken D. Sagar, President
  • Charles J. Wishman, Secretary-Treasurer

IFL Auditors

  • Jon Arnold, APWU
  • Rusty McCuen, IBEW
  • Mark Rocha, CWA

IFL STAFF

  • Julianne Frosolone, State Political Director
  • Ben Murry, Working Iowa Neighbors (WIN) Organizer
  • Jamie Miller,  Bookkeeper
  • Lance Coles, Communications Director

Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Staff

  • Midge Slater, CWA

 

State Political Director - Julianne Frosolone

Julianne is a proud member of IBEW Local 347. She grew up in a union family, and has worked in Iowa politics and closely with labor her entire professional life. Over the course of her career, she has taken on many political roles for both gubernatorial and congressional campaigns in Iowa. Julianne has worked for different campaigns in a statewide capacity twice, as well as in Iowa’s 3rd, 4th, and 1st congressional districts. Julianne worked most recently as the Deputy Campaign Manager for Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer’s successful congressional campaign in Iowa’s 1st District. She is a member of the Polk County Democrats Central Committee.

Communications Dirctor - Lance Coles

Lance Coles was hired as the Communication Director for the Iowa Federation of Labor, March 2, 2012. He is on the IFL News Board, Executive Board Member of the South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, President of the Iowa State Labor Press Association, Past President of the Des Moines Iowa Area Local APWU, Past Chairperson of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) President’s Conference; Editor of the Iowa Postal Workers Union news paper, board member of the APWU Postal Press Association, and on the Board of Directors for the First Class Credit Union.

              He recently retired from the U.S. Postal Service after working there 34 years. Lance Graduated from DMACC in the 1982 and Iowa State in 1986 with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. He served in the United States Navy from 1972 to 1977. He does free lance photography and writing in his spare time.

  515-262-9571  Cell 515-669-8046    [email protected]

WIN Organizer - Ben Murry

    Murry was hired by the Iowa Federation of Labor in May as a Political Organizer for the Working Iowa Neighbors (WIN) program. He is a proud member of the United Steelworkers and serves as their State Political Coordinator and lobbyist. At his home local, USW 310L, he sits on the COPE committee and has been the newsletter editor for the last 7 years. Murry lives in Madrid with his wife, Heather, and their two daughters.

[email protected]    Cell 515-205-2595

 

Bookkeeper - Jamie Miller

  Miller was hired in 2002 as the bookkeeper of the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. She is a member of CWA Local 7102 in Des Moines. Prior to becoming the bookkeeper, she was employed by District Council 81, IUPAT Local 246 for 3 years and was a member of OPEIU.

     Miller is married and has two sons.

515-262-9571  [email protected]

Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans - 

Jon Arnold

APWU #44

200  39th St. West Des Moines, IA 50265

515-229-9663

[email protected]

 

Rusty McCuen

IBEW #55

1435 NE  54th Ave

Des Moines, Ia. 50313

515-265-6193

[email protected]

Mark Rocha

CWA #7102

PO Box 65471, West Des Moines, IA 50265

515-223-4885 (home) 515-243-7102 (work) 515-480-6886 (cell)

[email protected]