Kim Hays

Deputy Political Director

Kim Hays joined the Alaska AFL-CIO in April of 2012. Kim is from a union family of Letter Carriers, where the importance of solidarity was instilled in her from a young age. She is proud member of UFCW, Local 1496. Kim is a UAA graduate with a bachelor's degree in liberal studies and a master's degree in public administration. Kim spends her free time with her husband and three children cooking, reading, and playing in the great outdoors.

Joelle Hall

Director of Operations

Joelle Hall is the Alaska AFL-CIO's Director of Operations and has been on board since 2006. She is a proud member of UFCW, Local 1496. She has a long resume of political experience from running extensive issue campaigns to heading up the efforts of the AFL-CIO labor program. Joelle served in the U.S. Army and is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She lives in Peters Creek with her husband and two children.

Vince Beltrami


Vince Beltrami is President of the Alaska AFL-CIO. He is a proud member of IBEW, Local 1547. Originally elected in August 2006,  Beltrami previously was Executive Director of the NECA-IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship program, and served as a Business Representative for IBEW Local 1547 for seven years. He is a journeyman wireman by trade and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and public communications from the University of Alaska Anchorage.