Julie Greene Collier is the chief of staff of the American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) under the Shuler-Redmond administration. In this capacity, she is responsible for the alignment of mission and focus around the Federation’s issue agenda and operations. She is also responsible for helping to activate unions, their workers and allies in fights for higher wages, decent benefits and a voice at work so all working people can enjoy a better life. Julie has over 16 years of experience in various roles with the AFL-CIO, including running its political and mobilization member apparatus.
In 2021, Julie served in the Biden administration in the Executive Office of the President at the United States Trade Representative’s office as assistant United States trade representative for public engagement. In that capacity she was primarily responsible for executing Ambassador Katherine Tai’s vision of moving forward worker-centered trade policy and focus among external stakeholders.
Julie has also held several senior-level positions at the Democratic National Committee including Director of the Office of the Secretary, which was responsible for the certification and roll call of states of the 2016 Democrac Convenon’s 8k delegates; and Director of the Office of DNC leadership working in close coordination with the Commitee’s national officers. With a professional background rooted in the grassroots, Julie has spent a dedicated amount of time working in the field at every level including working on campaigns, and running national campaign trainings for allies.
Julie is a native of Cleveland, OH and lives in northern Virginia with her husband, two children and English bulldog, “Honey.”