President/Business-Agent of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 268 (2009 – 2014).
Delegate to International ATU Convention (2007, 2010, 2013)
North Shore AFL-CIO Executive Board Member (2012 – 2014)
Member of the International ATU Structural Exploration Committee (2013)
Delegate to the Ohio AFL-CIO
Member of the International ATU Laws Committee (2010, 2013)
Member of the International ATU Black Caucus (2009 – 2014)
Member of the Ohio ATU Conference (2009 – 2014)
Steward at Amalgamated Transit Union Local 268 (2003)
Steward at BCTGM Local Union No. 19 (1984).
Completed Building a Contract Campaign Training (2014)
Civic and Civil Rights Contributions
Executive Committee Member of the Cleveland NAACP (2012 – present)
Worked for the NAACP (1991 – 1993)
Volunteer with the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (1991 – 1992)
Participated with the Citywide Parent Policy Council
Political Communications and Organizing
Established a web page for ATU Local 268 and utilized social media, including Facebook and YouTube, to communicate with the union members and obtain public attention to transit issues.
Completed Amalgamated Transit Union Activist Training (2014)
Organized multiple rallies and protests for workers’ rights and transit funding (2009 – 2014).
Worked with Senators Turner and Patton to introduce a Transit Worker Assault Bill.
Worked with Cleveland City Council to adopt a Resolution Against Operator Assaults.
Completed Amalgamated Transit Union Public Engagement & Communications Training (2014)
Worked with Civil Rights, Faith Based Groups, and Labor Organizations to defeat Senate Bill 5 (2010) and to provide access to the election polls during government elections (2009 – present).
1989 – present Operator, Dispatcher, Laborer Cleveland RTA
1984 – 1987 Mixer, Stockman Hough Bakery
2003: Cleveland State University. Studied labor relations, economics, government and political systems.
1994: Cuyahoga Community College. Associate of Arts (Political Science)