Benetta Mansfield is a lawyer with over 25 years of experience as an advocate, mediator and manager. Most recently, Benetta served as the Chief of Staff of the Amalgamated Transit Union, which represents over 185,000 bus operators, maintenance and clerical employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Previously, she was the Chief of Staff of the National Mediation Board and directed the election of International officers for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, after being appointed to do so by a federal judge. She is also a Board member of the Mansfield Family Foundation. Benetta lives in Chicago, Illinois. Benetta is the Chair of the Avodah Board of Directors and also serves on the Strategy and Governance & Nominating Committees.