Board of Directors

Independent Labor Rights Experts Representing the WRC Advisory Council

  • Jill Esbenshade, Associate Professor of Sociology, San Diego State University
  • Julie Farb (Secretary), Director of Growth Strategies, AFL-CIO1
  • Mark Levinson, Chief Economist, Service Employees International Union2
  • Julie Martínez Ortega, Director, Washington Office and Chief Data Scientist, Sandler Phillips Center
  • Mark Pearce, Visiting Professor of Law; Executive Director, Workers Rights Institute and Distinguished Lecturer
  • Angeles Solis, Director of Worker Organizing, Make the Road

Representatives of the University Caucus

  • Rachel Duffy (Board Chair), Syracuse University1
  • Michael Ferrari, Northeastern University
  • Alixe Holcomb, University of Arizona
  • Kyle Muncy, University of Connecticut2
  • Cal Watson, Georgetown University
  • Craig Westemeier, University of Texas at Austin

Representatives of United Students Against Sweatshops

  • Bryanna Gonzalez, University of California Los Angeles
  • Sarah Guzmán, University of California San Diego
  • Sarim Karim, Hobart William Smith College
  • Rachana Nettem, Temple University
  • Alek Palacios (Treasurer), Fresno City College2
  • Ricardo Perez, University of Southern California


1 Members of WRC Board Ethics Committee
2 Members of WRC Board Audit Committee and Ethics Committee