National Vice President

Eric Bunn Sr. is the 14th District National Vice President of the American Federation of Government Employees. NVP Bunn is the first DC Local President to be elected NVP to the Federation.

NVP Bunn has been a unionist for more than 22 years. He began his government career at the D.C. department of Housing and Community Development. He quickly rose to the position of Local President of AFGE Local 2725, which represents more than 1,000 professional and wage grade employees in six District government agencies—Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, Department of the Environment, Department of Health, Department of Housing and Community Development, Housing Authority, and Office of the State Superintendent.

NVP Bunn has held many other positions within AFGE and throughout the Labor movement:

  • Member of the District of Columbia City Wide Labor Management Partnership Council.
  • Former president of Council 211, representing 4,500 members within 15 D.C. government agencies.
  • Co-Chair of a Task Force, which changed the step progression from 18 years to 14 years for all District government employees, and changed blue collar earning potential from a 6 step system to 10 steps.
  • Co-Chair of a Labor Management Task Force tasked to reform the District classification and compensation system.
  • Member of the negotiation team for the District of Columbia Compensation.

NVP Bunn currently sits on the Board of the Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO and the Metropolitan Washington Central Labor Council. NVP Bunn is married to Debra Bunn, and is serving the interim term of the NVP seat, which was vacated by Dwight Bowman, who passed away in January 2013.

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