Fedrick C. Ingram is secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Teachers, serving 1.7 million members, including pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; and nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Ingram is the immediate past president of the 140,000-member Florida Education Association. He has served as an elected vice president of the AFT's executive council, and he served as an AFT vice president for six years (2014-2020) before being elected as the AFT's secretary-treasurer.
Since becoming secretary-treasurer in 2020, Ingram has amplified the voices of AFT members nationwide, particularly on education, labor and racial justice. President Joe Biden appointed him in April 2023 to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Black Americans.
Ingram serves on the executive committee of the AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department and on the board of Union Plus, a member benefits organization founded by the AFL-CIO. In June 2022, he was elected to serve as a vice president of the AFL-CIO's Union Label and Service Trades Department, which oversees a clearinghouse of public and private sector collective bargaining agreements. Earlier in 2022, he was elected to serve as a trustee on the board of the NAACP Foundation. In 2021, Ingram was elected to chair the AFL-CIO's Department for Professional Employees, a coalition of unions representing millions of professional and technical employees, including doctors, lawyers, engineers, teachers, actors and other highly trained workers.