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Board Member

Lou Gerber

Senior Fellow at the Food Research & Action Center

Lou Gerber worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant to a United States Senator and, later, as a legislative assistant to a Congressman.

For 38 years, he represented the Communications Workers of America (CWA) before Congress, rising to become the union's Legislative Director, serving on the AFL-CIO's Administrative Committee on Legislation. He advocated the enactment of laws to raise wages, improve employment conditions, and uplift the quality of life of working families.

He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.