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Welcome to the AFSCME family


Work Union. Live Better.

Workers like you make our union strong.

Choose how you’d like to get active: Meet your co-workers, offer input, vote on your contract, run for union office, elect union leadership. Get political. Help organize. Grow the union!

Attend your local union meetings

2nd Wednesday of the Month | 12:00 PM

MSU, Mankato | South Central College

Lunch is served at all meetings.


Minnesota Council 5       

AFSCME International     


Contact your union leaders:

President                                  Valerie Roberts             689-5567

1st Vice President                   Julie Dornack                389-5953   

2nd Vice President                 Vacant                             

Secretary                                  Melissa Ridler                389-5351

Treasurer                                  Chris Allen                      387-5719

Executive Board                      Pat Pearce                      714-504-7868

Executive Board                      Michael Cofield             389-6804

Executive Board                      Katie Roeder                  389-5250

Executive Board (SCC)            Erin Haroldson              389-7249

Executive Board                       Ricky Melvin                  389-2465

Executive Board (Dining Svcs.) LeeAnn Frederick     317-1601


Field Representative 

Matt Schirber 


 Council 5 – Metro 

300 Hardman Ave S 

S St Paul 55075


Council 5 – Duluth

211 W 2nd St, 55802