Member Spotlight-Joe Anderson

Member Spotlight-Joe Anderson

Joe Anderson’s journey from childhood to becoming the current President of Local 1037a-City of Schenectady has not been an easy one. He has experienced struggle and loss, yet, through it all he chooses to live a life filled with faith, gratitude and a fighting spirit....
Council 66 Member Spotlight-Tim Downey

Council 66 Member Spotlight-Tim Downey

Tim Downey, union member and Micro Computer Technical Support Specialist (MCTSS) at Erie 1 BOCES, was raised with a strong work ethic and the motto no matter what happens “just keep going.” Tim learned hard work and union activity from his role model-his father. His...
Council 66 Member Spotlight – Jeff Reese

Council 66 Member Spotlight – Jeff Reese

If you ask AFSCME Council 66 local 1635 member Jeff Reese what it’s like to hold onto hope, his answer might be a surprising one. Some say Jeff is a medical miracle. Others might say that Jeff is a miraculous force in our community. In Jeff’s words, “I’m just real.” ...
Council 66 Member Spotlight – Brian Haygood

Council 66 Member Spotlight – Brian Haygood

AFSCME 1635 member, Brian Haygood, is a lifelong Rochester resident dedicated to the Rochester community. He is passionate about his work for the City of Rochester as the Crew Chief at the beloved and wildly popular Rochester Public Market. He grew up in the city and...
Sister Amorette Miller leaving AFSCME Council 66

Sister Amorette Miller leaving AFSCME Council 66

Amorette Miller (left) with former AFSCME 1635 president Bill Slocum (right) waiting to meet with NYS legislators in the Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY, March of 2020. After a fourteen year tenure with the labor movement in New York State, Amorette Miller,...