Our Team

Cory Bryson  – Business Agent/Office Manager for the Laborers Local 563 – has been in this role since May 2011. Cory originally joined the Laborers in 2008, working in the central North Dakota power plants and performing work as a laborer and steward on pipelines. 

Steve Cortina  – lead organizer for the Laborers Local 563 – joined the Laborers union in 2007. He worked for several years building wind towers as a general laborer and foreman and also worked in the state’s multiple power plants. 

Pamela Link  – Director, Business Development and Governmental Relations with the Laborers District Council of Minn., and N.D., has worked in communications and public relations for 20 years. She’s worked for companies in the power generation industry, heavy highway construction and economic development. 

Lawrence Azure– Business Agent for the Laborers Local 563 – has been a member of the Laborers since 2007. He’s worked for contracts building wind towers and performed work in the power plants. He formerly worked as a dispatcher for Laborers Local 563.


Media contact:

Members of the media should contact Pamela Link at 701-425-7085 or via email at plink@mnldc.org for questions about the Laborers Local 563 and to schedule interviews or photo shoots.