Brett Voorhies, a lifelong resident of Indianapolis, was appointed to the Indianapolis Airport Authority Board by the Indianapolis City Council in 2014. Since 2013, Voorhies has served as President of the Indiana State AFL-CIO, a labor federation that represents more than 400 local unions and over 300,000 working Hoosiers. Voorhies began his career on the shop floor at Rexnord Link Belt in Indianapolis as a proud member of the United Steelworkers (USW). While working, he put himself through school at IUPUI and the National Labor College. Voorhies’ leadership on the shop floor led him to several important positions with the USW International Union before being elected President of the Indianapolis Central Labor Council in 2011 and then President of the Indiana State AFL-CIO in 2013. Voorhies is honored to serve as a board member of the National AFL-CIO Advisory Council and Anthem Labor Advisory Board. He also serves as President of the Wayne Township Fire Merit Board. Voorhies lives in Speedway and is married with two children and three grandchildren.