President – Robert Roach Jr.

Robert Roach, Jr. is the President of the Alliance for Retired Americans. He retired as the General Secretary‐Treasurer of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) in July 2015, a position he had held since 2012…more

Secretary-Treasurer – Joe Peters, Jr.

Joseph Peters, Jr. is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Alliance for Retired Americans. He retired in 2010, having served 22 years as an international representative of the UAW, including serving more than ten years as regional director of UAW Region 1…more

Executive Vice President – Fred Redmond


Fredrick D. Redmond is the Executive Vice President of the Alliance for Retired Americans. He is also the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO, and the first African American to hold this office in the history of the labor federation. He had previously served on the federation’s Executive Council since 2008…more

Executive Vice President – Julie Horwin

Julie Rivera Horwin was elected Executive Vice President of the Alliance in 2022. She is a proud representative of 400,000 NEA Retired members. She taught in the Arizona public school system for 32 years.…more

Executive Director

Executive Director – Richard Fiesta

Richard Fiesta is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans. He had been the Director of the Government and Political Affairs Department at the Alliance since 2001. …more


Lisa Cutler, Director of Communications and Digital Strategies – lcutler@retiredamericans.org

Juan Johnson, Director of Information Technology – juanjohnson@retiredamericans.org

Maureen Dunn, Director of Field Mobilization – mdunn@retiredamericans.org 

Scott Kestner, Director of Development – skestner@retiredamericans.org

Suzanne Peeler, Director of Finance and Administration – speeler@retiredamericans.org