Mike Kelly is the District 9 National Vice President of the American Federation of Government Employees, representing federal employees in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Kelly has served in the position of National Vice President since 2001.
Kelly began his career as a federal employee working for the Department of Defense making modifications to B-52s. He held numerous positions at his local, has worked as a National Representative in District 9, and now serves as AFGE’s District 9 NVP.
The thing that ties Kelly’s AFGE career together is the desire to help people. Whether it be as a local union steward, a National Representative or as District 9 National Vice President, Kelly has maintained his singular focus on helping AFGE members stand up, build a stronger union, and win justice.
His message for AFGE members in District 9 is simple but powerful: “We are committed to the ideals of fairness, equality, and justice. We are on watch for those that need us and for those that dare challenge us. We are a family, and we all are one.”