Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Richard J. Brean, Chair
Retired General Counsel
United Steelworkers

Michael L. Artz, PBF '00, Vice Chair & Secretary
Associate General Counsel

James C. Kokolas, CPA, Treasurer
Managing Partner
Calibre CPA Group PLLC

Board Members

Lucas R. Aubrey, PBF '06, External Committee Chair
Sherman Dunn, P.C.

Julie Gutman Dickinson
Bush Gottlieb

Antonia Domingo, PBF'13
Assistant General Counsel
United Steelworkers

Samantha Dulaney, Internal Committee Vice Chair
General Counsel

David Jury
General Counsel
United Steelworkers

Danielle E. Leonard
Altshuler Berzon LLP

Ingrid Nava, Internal Committee Vice Chair
Associate General Counsel
SEIU Local 32BJ

John K. Pierre
Southern University Law Center

Vincent F. Pitta
Managing Partner
Pitta LLP

Maneesh Sharma
Associate General Counsel

Jay Smith

Gilbert & Sackman

Patrick J. Szymanski
Former General Counsel, Teamsters
Attorney at Law

Melissa S. Woods
Cohen Weiss & Simon LLP

Joseph Lurie, Founder
President Emeritus & Ex-Officio Member
Peggy Browning Fund


Advisory Board

Randi B. Bandman
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, LLP

Richard A. Brook
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Eugene G. Eisner
Eisner & Mirer, P.C.

Fred Feinstein
Consultant, Unioins & Other Worker Advocacy Organizations

Ruben J. Garcia
Professor, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Jonathan P. Hiatt
Former Chief of Staff & Executive Assistant to President, AFL-CIO

Cyrus Mehri
Mehri & Skalet, PLLC

George R. Murphy
Murphy Anderson PLLC

Jessica Drangel Ochs
SEIU Local 32BJ

Craig Rosenbaum
Executive Director/General Counsel
Chicago Newspaper Guild Local 34071

Daniel W. Sherrick
Trustee, UAW VEBA

Robert A. Sugarman
Sugarman & Susskind, P.A.

Marley S. Weiss
Professor, University of Maryland School of Law



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    September 29, 2023
    The Peggy Browning Fund and its Board of Directors mourns the passing of Tom Conway, International President of the United Steelworkers.
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  • In Memorium - Richard L. Trumka

    August 09, 2021
    A champion is gone. The day of his death was sad and dark. The passing of President Trumka is a loss for the entire labor movement and for workers and their families throughout this country. It was also a very personal loss for all of us here at the Peggy Browning Fund and for so many workers’...
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