MACK I. JULION-PRESIDENT-BRANCH 11
Began his career with the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier at the Kedzie-Grace Station in 1997. In 2001 he was elected a union representative/steward by the letter carriers at the Chicago-Lawn Station on the Southwest side of Chicago. He was Sgt. At Arms of Branch #11 of the National Association of Letter Carriers (N.A.L.C.) in 2005; and was elected by acclamation as a Branch Auditor in 2006. In 2008 Mack was appointed to the Regional office of the N.A.L.C. as a Regional Administrative Assistant (R.A.A.) to the National Business Agent and relocated to Springfield, Illinois. In the fall of 2009 Mack was elected to his current position as President of Branch #11 – Chicago. He was re-elected by the members in 2012, 2015 and by acclamation in 2018. Mack is a trained Arbitration Advocate as well as Intervention Specialist for the N.A.L.C. As an Intervention Specialist, Mack worked jointly with the Postal Service in resolving workplace issues at the lowest possible levels. Mack is a tireless advocate for the United States Postal Service and even more so the safety of Letter Carrier on the streets, as well as the workroom floor. Mack has an Associate Degree from Harold Washington College in Mental Health: Addiction Studies and has completed labor courses at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the National Labor College. Mack is the father of six and he resides in Westchester with his wife Veronica, who is also a letter carrier. In 2014 Mack was elected by acclamation to the Chicago Federation of Labor’s Executive Board and re-elected in May of 2018. Also, in May of this year Mack was elected as a delegate to the National Executive Board of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist (CBTU) at their Annual Convention. Mack is an active member of the Faith Community of St. Sabina where he assists on the Armor Bearer Ministry. Mack sites the work and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an inspiration to his own personal journey. “I believe we are all called to serve. My work in the labor movement is consistent with the core principles of my Christian faith and it is a continuation of Dr. King’s fight for social justice.” Mack also serves on Chicago Amalgamated Bank labor council, UIC Labor Advisory Board and the Chicago local advisory Board for United Way- Emergency Food and Shelter Programs (EFSP). As a National Trustee, Mack says he is committed to working hard for the members of the NALC. “The Trustee position has a lot of responsibilities and I am excited about the opportunity to serve our members and make the best possible decisions for the well-being and future of our great union!”
Elise M. Foster-Vice President
Active Letter Carrier at Cesar E. Chavez (Pilsen) Station with 18 years of service. Current Branch 11 Recording Secretary, Chief Steward and Formal Step A Designee. Trained as an NALC Arbitration Advocate. 2008 Chicago District MIARAP team member and Joint Safety Committee. Graduate of the *NALC Leadership Academy and attended the Regina V. Polk Women’s Conference for the leadership and development of women in Labor. Attended Local, State and National training sessions, as well as National Rap Sessions. Delegate to several National and State Conventions. Appointed Branch 11 By-Laws Committee 2011. NALC “Super Delegate”: member of COLCPE Gimme 5, E-Activist and the Carrier Corp. IPALC $250 Club member and NALC Health Benefit Plan member. Delegate to the IL State AFL-CIO convention in 2010 – 2012 and NALC delegate to the National AFL-CIO convention.
Yolanda R. Cavett-Recording secretary
Active Letter Carrier at Jackson Park Station with 26 years of service. Currently serving the Branch as Recording Secretary. Previously served as Assistant Secretary Treasurer, Health Benefits Rep, Head Trustee, Formal A Designee and headed Branch 11 Recreation Committee. Graduate of the *NALC Leadership Academy and attended the Regina V. Polk Women’s Conference for the leadership and development of women in Labor. Completed National Secretary-Treasurer training. Delegate to several National and State Conventions. NALC “Super Delegate”: member of COLCPE Gimme 5, E-Activist and the Carrier Corp. Member of the IPALC $500 Club, and member of NALC Health Benefit Plan and NALC MBA. Delegate to the 2012 IL AFL-CIO convention.
Safford Price, Jr.-Treasurer
An active letter carrier for 26yrs at Loop station section 5. I am a proud member and officer of Branch 11, currently serving as TREASURER since 2010. I am also the Branch 11 representative for the M-39 Route Adjustment Process and former NALC Chicago District Lead Team Representative for IARAP and MIARAP processes. I have held down several state and national committee positions since becoming a delegate in 1996. Currently the chairman of the Uniform committee at National conventions. A graduate of the *NALC Leadership Academy in 2005, and completed the NALC Secretary/Treasurer training. I have conducted trainings for new stewards and route adjustments at the local and state seminars. A member of the E-activist network and annual contributor to IPALC, LCPF, and MDA. I am a member of the NALC Health Benefit plan and a veteran of the armed forces. I am humbled and pleased to have been given the opportunity to serve the members of Branch 11 for another term. We have made great strides over the past 10 yrs and together we will continue moving this Branch forward.
James Williams-Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
Active Letter Carrier at James E. Worsham Station with 18 years of service. Current Worsham station steward and Trustee of Branch 11. Served the NALC as COR Tech in the Joint Alternative Route Adjustment Process. Attended many Branch 11 and State training sessions. Delegate to several State and National Conventions. NALC “Super Delegate”: member of COLCPE Gimme 5, E-Activist and the Carrier Corp. Contributor to IPALC and NALC Health Benefit Plan member.
Dominique O. White-Health Benefit Rep
Dominique White began her career with the United States Postal Service as a letter Carrier at the James E. Worsham Station in 1995. Is an active LCPF contributor and IPALC $250 club member. NALC Health Benefit member and participates in MDA events for Branch 11. She is a member of Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) and was appointed Membership Chairperson of the Chicago Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in 2019. Dominique also attended the Regina V Polk Women’s conference for Leadership and Development of Women in Labor. During her 25 years of service, she has served as her station's Safety Captain, Assistant Steward, Recreational coordinator, On-the-job Instructor and the station’s representative for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) where she assisted carriers in contributing to their favorite charity through payroll deduction. Dominique graduated from the NALC Leadership Academy (class 24) in 2019. Trained as a Formal Step A Designee and OWCP Representative at the Regional level. Currently she serves Branch 11 as the Health Benefit Representative, Food Drive Coordinator, Formal A Designee, Area Steward and a member of Branch 11’s Breast Cancer Committee. Dominique strives for excellence and is committed to the well-being of the membership.
Alvin F. Charleston
Director of Retirees
Elected Trustee in 2018. Member of the Joint Route Adjustment Process in the Chicago Distract. Previously served as food drive and activity coordinator for Chicago Lawn Station. Branch 11 election committee in 2012.
Active Letter Carrier from Rogers Park Station with 20 years of service. Chief Steward from 2014 -2017. Named 2015 Branch 11 Steward of the Year. 2018 Illinois State Association David M. Bybee Award Co-recipient. Graduate of the NALC Leadership Academy Class 22. Participated in multiple Regional trainings as both student and instructor. Delegate to State and National Conventions. Letter Carrier Political Fund Contributor as well as NALC Health Benefits Plan and IPALC $250 Club Member. Currently serving as a Branch Auditor, Formal Step-A Designee, Back up Step B Representative, and Arbitration Advocate on behalf of the members of Branch 11 and Region 3.
Shanaya Walker-SGT @ Arms
Active letter carrier and NALC member for 8 years. Former City Carrier Assistant. Present Chief Steward at the Otis Grant Collins station. Believing in the power of knowledge, I have attended several branch and regional trainings. Participant of the first NALC Region 3 Leadership Academy and instructor for regional fall training. Represented the membership in the EEO process. LCPF and IPALC contributor. Mutual Benefit Association member. Favorite quote: “If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.”
National Business Agent
Ronald L. Morgan-OWCP SPECIALIST
United States Airforce Veteran. Active Letter Carrier from Lincolnwood/Edgebrook Carrier Annex with 20 years of service and NALC membership. Currently serving the members of Branch 11 as the OWCP Rep, Arbitration Advocate, back up Step B Representative and the Illinois State Association Delegate-At-Large. Graduate of the NALC Leadership Academy class 17. Attended multiple regional trainings for stewards as a participant and as an Instructor. Delegate to State and National Conventions. Recipient of the Dave Bybee Award in 2018 and the President's Award in 2017. Participated in National steward training, acting as a Local Business Agent (LBA). Letter Carrier Political Fund contributor “Gimme 5” and IPALC $250 Club member. NALC Health Benefit Plan Member.
Sheila Hudson-MBA Representative
My name is Sheila Hudson, I began my carrier at the Post Office in 1987 as a Clerk at the West Suburban facility. I advanced my career as a City Letter carrier at Pilsen (Cesar Chavez) July 14th, 1990. I moved my skills in August 1990 to Triple C (section 6) and finally I decided to make one more move in April of 1993 to my current location, Graceland Carrier Annex. I have been working for the United States Postal Service for 33 years and an active member of NALC for 30 years. Chief Steward Graceland Annex Carrier – 2009 to Present NALC Board Trustee (Branch 11) – 2012 to 2014 NALC Breast Cancer Committee Member – 2012 to Current NALC Head Trustee (Branch 11) – 2014 to 2020 EEO Advisor – 2014 to Current Area Steward – 2016 to Current (Northeast Area) EAP Advisory Committee (Current Position) MBA Coordinator – 2020 250 Club Member Participant COLCPE Participant CFC Participant Union Steward of The Year – 2010 President’s Awards – January 16, 2016 Community Service Award – June 17, 2016
Robert Fuentes-Head Trustee
Proud United States Army Veteran. Active Carrier for 13 years at the Elsdon Station and currently serving 2nd term as Union Steward. Served as Delegate to the 2012 National Convention and attended Steward training sessions and workshops. Actively attended Wisconsin’s rallies against union busting. Recently selected to serve as a Postal Academy Instructor. Member of COLCPE and the E-Activist network. Elsdon Station coordinator for the annual Satchel Day and Labor Day picnic, and contributor to the Branch 11 food drive
Active Letter Carrier for over 28 years, Winnetka Post Office. Chief Steward since 1988. Branch 1498 President from 2000 thru 2010. Presently Chief Steward and Formal A Rep. of Winnetka, Evanston, Westchester, Maywood and Harvey Stations. Attended National Secretary-Treasurer Training Class in 2004. Served as a Delegate to 12 National Conventions since 1992 and served as a delegate to 26 Illinois State Conventions since 1990. Was a member of the Northern Illinois District Advisory Committee (DAC). Served as Executive Board Member of the Illinois State Association from 2003 thru 2012 and served as Executive Board Chairman from 2007 thru 2012. Arbitration Advocate since 2008, representing Illinois and Branch 11 members. Represented the membership in the EEO process. Graduate of the *NALC Leadership Academy. Member of COLCPE Gimme 5, E-Activist, Carrier Corp, and a member of the IPALC $250.00 Club. Represented the NALC during route inspections in Winnetka and Evanston. Delegate to the 2014 Illinois AFL-CIO Convention.
Presently serving as a fulltime NALC Formal Step-A Designee and Editor of Branch 11 Newsletter. Also Chief Union Steward at Wicker Park Station. Graduate of NALC Leadership Academy - Class 13. Attended the Regina V. Polk Women’s Conference for the leadership and development of women in Labor in 2015. I have attended many local, State and National trainings. Graduated and certified as an Arbitration Advocate for Region 3 in March 2015. I have served on the District Safety Committee in 2013, Certified OJI since 2014, Food Drive Co-Coordinator and MDA Fundraiser since 2011. Delegate to State and National Conventions as of 2011. IPALC contributor and member of the $250 IPALC CLUB as well as a COLCPE (Gimme 5) contributor. E-Activist and member of the NALC Health Benefit Plan.
Active Letter Carrier at the Roberto Clemente Station with over 22 years of service. Union steward from 2016-2018. Currently serving as an NALC Formal Step-A Designee. Appointed as a Branch Auditor in 2020. I have attended many local, regional and National trainings. Currently participating in the 1st NALC Region 3 Leadership Academy. Graduated and certified as an Arbitration Advocate for Region 3. Delegate to State and National Conventions. Letter Carrier Congressional Liaison, Letter Carrier Political Fund contributor “Gimme 5” and IPALC $250 Club member. NALC Health Benefit Plan Member.