Contact Us

President – Brad Darjean –

Vice President for Defense – Mike Boyer–

Vice President for Program – Catherine Alexander –

Treasurer – Eric Urban –

Secretary – Dawn Basurto –

Webmaster – Miriam Garcia –

Who to call for:

Coordinated Bargaining Councils (CBC) – Develop, promote and coordinate a strong bargaining program for NSO affiliates in various regions across the country.

VP of Program
Catherine Alexander
503-816-3785 (cell)

Corridor States Co-Chairs

Charmaine Champagne
781-539-5220 (cell)

Justin Zartman

Kelly Clouser
717-283-6344 (cell)

Central States Co-Chairs

John Avouris
740-381-2619 (cell)

Kurt Swanson
916-304-1726 (cell)

Southern States Co-Chairs

Tammy Whitaker
904-607-1765 (c)

LaTasha Ball
330-209-2278 (cell)

Western State Co-Chairs

Rose Tapp

Edna Jenkins
360-201-2738 (Cell)


Miriam Garcia
800/292-1934, ext 6274
Email: Miriam Garcia

Harvard Trade Union Program (HTUP) – Provide general administrative duties in the promotion and selection of NSO members who wish to participate in the HTUP program and coordinate same with Harvard Trade Union Program

Charmaine Champagne
781-539-5220 (cell)

Insurance and Emerging Concerns Committee – The Committee’s charge is to review the changes in health benefits and their bargaining implications, and advise affiliates on ACA and related issues.

John Avouris

NEA Pension Board Trustee

Maggie Copeland

Graham Picklesimer (Alternate Trustee)

Organizing Committee – The Committee is charged with providing assistance and guidance to NSO affiliates regarding organizing initiatives; to develop, refine, coordinate and promote our “Organizing 4 Power” training.

Edna Jenkins
360-201-2738 (Cell)

Pension Benefits Committee – The Committee is responsible for providing guidance to NSO affiliates on pensions and related matters.

Eric Urban
440-645-0630 (cell)

Research Committee – The Committee is responsible for collecting, storing and distributing contract research data to NSO affiliates.

Justin Zartman
860-992-2111 (cell)

Special Services – The Committee is charged with developing programs, benefits, and discounts that NSO can offer exclusively to NSO affiliates, including NSO Retired.

LaTasha Ball
330-209-2278 (cell)

NSO Retired – The Committee promotes and administers the NSO Retired program.

Chuck Agerstrand

Bernadette Lange

Diane Thompson