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Saulette has worked for Louisville Metro Government for 19 years at Louisville Metro Department of Corrections. She works as a Caseworker. She has been an active union member for 19 years, a union steward for 6 years, on the Executive Board for 6 years, and currently has been serving as the President for 2 years. Her goal as the President is to fight for the Members rights.
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Erica is an Environmental Health Specialist with the Department of Health and Wellness. Her main job is in mosquito control throughout Louisville. When not in mosquito control season she conducts health inspections in a variety of areas including pools, hotels, and restaurants. She has been an active AFSCME member for almost 13 years, a steward for 8 years, and is currently the Vice President. She is married, has an 16 year old son, 2 year old daughter, and 2 dogs.
Public Health and Wellness
Stacey is a Prisoner Classification Interviewer the Department of Corrections for 15 years. She has been an active AFSCME member for almost 14 years, a steward for 5 years, Lead Steward for 2 years, and is currently the Recording Secretary.
Regina is a Compliance Officer with Air Pollution Control District. Her expertise is within the Asbestos Program where she has been conducting asbestos inspection for twenty five years. She writes and review all asbestos permits. Regina has been an active AFSCME member for twenty six years. She started as a union steward six months before Air Pollution Control underwent re-organization and she helped fight for the members to maintain their jobs. She believes that when working people join together, powerful things happen. Regina is married with two children. She enjoys interior design as well as taking old homes apart and putting them back together. She is the Church Clerk at Seven Angels Church of Truth, they call her The General for getting things done. Regina stated that we all have to remember that a group is only as powerful as its members. Previously she served as Vice President for the Executive Board and she is now enjoying her new position as Master Contract Representative and serving AFSCME the working people.
Nate is our Parks and Recreation Contract Rep. He has been with Metro since 2002 and a steward since 2004. He got involved with union to help make a difference and has remained active because he enjoys the fellowship. He states, "It is not about one person but the entire membership that makes a union special."
Parks, Recreation, Golf
Adam Campbell is our Zoo Contract Rep. He has been at the Zoo since 2010 and with AFSCME since 2013. He started with the union as a steward and quickly moved into the role of Chief Steward Officer. Adam currently works in the Horticulture department at the Zoo but he started out as an elephant trainer. And he says that HE LOVES HIS JOB! Adam is married to his wonderful wife Abbey and he also has an awesome baby boy named Hunter. He is the owner of two dogs, Penny and Tater Tot. He looks forward to working with every single one of you.
Chris has worked with Metro Government for 24 years. Chris works in the IT department as a Technician II. He has been a member of AFSCME for over 20 years, has been a steward for 3 years and served on the Executive Board as IT Representative for the past 3 years. He has been married for 10 years and has 2 children.
Department of Information Technology
Bobby Brown has worked with Louisville Metro Government for 10 years. He works at Youth Detention Services. He has been an active AFCSME member for 9 years, has been a union steward for 5 years, has served on the Executive Board as member at large for the past 2 years. Served in the U.S Navy for 3 years and has been a local radio announcer "DJ B Real" for various radio stations. Currently DJ B Real is working with 104.7 f.m. Single father of 6 kids and grandfather to 13. He is a servant to God and to Members of AFSCME.
Ms. Lisa Trusty has been a union member for 21 years. She has served as steward twice, was Secretary on the Executive Board in the zoo union before they joined AFSCME 2629, and now serves as Member-At-Large for AFSCME 2629 Executive Baord. Lisa has worked at the Zoo for 22 years as a zookeeper for 21 of that and now is a zoo registrar.