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Naomi Walker

Assistant to the President
Naomi Walker serves as an Assistant to the President at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), which is the nation’s largest and fastest growing public services employees union with more than 1.6 million working and retired members. In her role on the executive team, she is responsible for coordinating AFSCME’s strategic partnerships in order to build power for working families. Prior to joining AFSCME, she served as the Director of State Government Relations and Deputy Director of the Government Affairs Department for the AFL-CIO, where she coordinated state issue campaigns on a variety of issues, including fighting back anti-worker legislative attacks, exposing profitable corporations like Wal-Mart that shift their health care costs onto state taxpayers; stopping the export of American jobs; and fighting for affordable health care for working families. Walker received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy Studies from Duke University.