Steve Koffroth

Field Director
(213) 252-1355

Steve supervises the Business Representatives at Council 36 and supports a variety of field campaigns on behalf of our Local Unions. Steve was initially hired to Council 36 as a Business Representative, bringing more than 20 years of experience in grievance and disciplinary forums, including arbitration and Unfair Labor Practice disputes. He has served as Chief Negotiator, settling countless contracts on behalf of our members through traditional and mutual gains bargaining. His areas of expertise extend to employee relations, pension benefits, redevelopment agency dissolution and water operations. He is also the director of Council 36’s AFSCME Strong organizing-for-power program and runs the Council’s three-day, highly popular Shop Steward Training every year. He has served since 2012 on the Oversight Board of the former Community Redevelopment Agency of LA. Steve holds a BA from Cal State University, Fullerton.