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2013 By-Laws Committee

Philippe Blancato

Debra Brown

Artine Jones

Kenneth Lemberg

Al Woodson

2013 Election Committee

Bruce Andersen- OFCCP

Raynard Lynch-SOL

Alexander Paplomatas- BLS

2014 Civil Rights Committee

Sisters and Brothers;

It is with great elation that I write to you about the Civil Rights Committee within AFGE Local 12.  My name is Stephanie Graf  and I am the Chairperson for this committee.  I have obtained training, information, and guidance from the leaders in our Local, and District 14, to insure that I can be of use in this position.  I want to extend an offer to anyone who is interested, to be a part of the new AFGE-Local 12 Civil Rights Committee at DOL.  If you have been a former member, I encourage you to please make known your intention to continue, as soon as possible.  Please send me an email no later than March 1, 2013 if you are interested in being on this committee.  Our committee meetings  will not impact your daily work schedule.  I will be sharing more about the mission of the committee at the next monthly meeting.  For now, I want to leave you with notice of the civil rights committee calendar as provided by AFGE, District 14.  Programs are already in the works for those highlighted in RED, but any suggestions for acknowledging these events would be greatly appreciated.

MARCH                National Women’s History Month

APRIL                    Sexual Assault Awareness Month

MAY                      Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

                                Jewish American Heritage Month

                                Labor History Month

JUNE                     LGBT Pride Month

                                Skin Cancer Awareness Month

JULY                       No Announcement at this time

AUGUST              No Announcement at this time

SEPTEMBER        Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)

                                Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

                                Sickle  Cell Awareness Month

OCTOBER             AIDS Awareness Month

                                Domestic Violence Awareness Month

                                Diversity Awareness Month

                                Breast Cancer Awareness Month

                                Diversity Awareness Month

                                Gay and Lesbian History Month

                                National Disabilities Awareness Month

                                Meet the Blind Month

                                Filipino American History Month

                                Italian-American History Month

NOVEMBER        Lung Cancer Awareness Month

                                Native American Heritage Month

DECEMBER          No Announcement at this time

Stephanie G. Graf

Agency Vice President – ETA

Local 12 Women’s & Fair Practices Coordinator

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Contact: Stephanie Graf
2014 Election Committee

Alexander Paplomatas - BLS

Michael Schwarz -BLS

Anthony Washington- OFCCP

2014 Local 12 Ombudsperson
Ombudsperson to hear complaints against officers and union representatives and pursue informal resolutions.
Contact: Rosetta Kelly
2014 Membership and Organizing Committee

Scott Paris

Contact: Carolyn Raines-Fein
2014 National Women’s Advisory Coordinator NWAC

On May 17, 2014, the 14th District of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Caucus delegates, elected one of our own, Stephanie Graf, as the new National Women’s Advisory Coordinator (NWAC).  Ms. Graf is the Agency Vice-President for the Employment and Training Administration, at the U.S. Department of Labor.   Ms. Graf will assist in the oversight of Affirmative Action programs for women in Federal and D.C. government agencies; the elimination of employment discrimination based upon sex; and provide the necessary consultation, services, and representation to some 60+ Locals in support of women's programs and organizations.  Ms. Graf’s area of coverage is the D.C. Metropolitan area and Europe.

Ms. Graf, originally from Indiana, is a United States Army retiree, and previously served as a Union Steward with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and the National Council of Field Labor Locals (NCFLL).  She is well versed on fighting for employees with barriers to employment, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma, and insuring the fair treatment of all employees.

Contact: Stephanie Graf
2015 Hospitality Committee

Hi All,

Local 12 is establishing a Hospitality Committee and needs volunteers.  The work of the Hospitality Committee will be to prepare for all Local 12 social events.  Right now, the responsibility of arranging social events (parties, films, speakers, luncheons, etc.) falls on the shoulders of a small number of people within the Local 12 office.   This is tremendously burdensome.  We need to spread around the responsibility.  Therefore, we are asking for volunteers to do some of the work involved with hosting hundreds of union members at various events.

If you would like to volunteer for this committee, please send your name to Megan at   Please do not respond to this e-mail other than to volunteer; if you cannot volunteer, Megan does not need to hear from you.  Megan will be compiling the list, so there is no need to respond to me; I’ll simply forward your e-mail to Megan.  Please save a step in the process!

Once we have a sufficient number of volunteers, I will set a date for a meeting.  Then, we’ll get the Hospitality Committee up and running.

Thank you,


Contact: Megan Guerriero
2016 AVP & Delegate Election Committee
Ivan Brown 202-693-1039
Irene Adams Jefferson         202-693-2671
David Stephens         202-693-3267
Ron Rogers 202-200-3163
Yemi Farquah 202-693-1992
Carmen Bettis         202-693-0558
Kim Jones         202-343-5939
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