Diane Lynne, President
Diane is serving her second term as NTEU Chapter 280's President. Prior to this she served as chapter Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President. As an attorney in EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), she's negotiated compliance agreements with many federal agencies. She's served as a Fellow on a detail at the Department of State for two years developing model energy efficiency programs for Southeast Europe.
Diane can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-566-2786.
Amer Al-Mudallal, Executive Vice-President
Amer is a Registration Division Chemist in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention's Office of Pesticide Programs (OCSPP/OPP/RD). He's been with EPA since 1997. Prior to serving in the Executive Vice-President role, Amer was president of the chapter from 2012-2015. He's currently the Co-Chair for the National Partnership Council which include EPA’s five unions; NTEU, AFGE, NAIG, NAIL, and ESC. Amer is a tireless advocate for employee rights, ensuring that all employees are treated with dignity and respect. He's currently NTEU Chapter 280's Executive Vice-President, responsible for coordinating chapter membership and operational activities.
Amer can be contacted at email@example.com or 202.566.2789.
Joe Edgell, Senior Vice-President
When it comes to interesting jobs, Joe’s had them! News photographer, food packer in a union vegetable cannery, non-union farm worker picking strawberries, door-to-door book seller, and managing editor for a monthly news magazine. But he traded that all in for the sexy attorney life in 1992.
Since then he hasn’t been able to hold a job, working as a Military Prosecutor, Special Assistant United States Attorney, Military Defense Counsel, Tribal Attorney, and currently an Attorney-Adviser for the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
His diverse practice areas have included environmental, criminal, administrative, technology, government ethics, environmental enforcement, and Indian law. Currently, Joe is the NTEU Chapter 280 Senior Vice-President, responsible for chapter communications.
Hailing originally from what can only be described as paradise-on-earth, the beautiful Pacific Northwest, he currently lives in the state of “Manly deeds, Womanly words” (otherwise known as Maryland) and practices in Washington, DC.
Joe can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.564.5514.
Alan Carpien, Chief Steward
Alan Carpien is a Senior Attorney in EPA's Office of General Counsel since 1977, handling issues in the Solid Waste and Emergency Response Law Office since 1994, and before that in the Pesticides and Toxic Substances Law Office. Alan's been extensively involved in rulemaking and litigation covering waste recycling, definition of solid waste, burning of wastes, beneficial value in commerce, and many other issues.
Alan can be contacted at email@example.com or 202.566-2784.
Anne Pastorkovich, Secretary
Anne Pastorkovich is currently serving as Secretary. She has worked as an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Air & Radiation (OAR) since 1990. She received both her B.A. (Economics) and J.D. from George Washington University. She has served in various elected positions with NTEU280. In her free time, Anne enjoys mixed-media arts, running, cycling, and volunteering with a local trail patrol.
Anne can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.343.9623.
Steve Anderson, Vice-President at Large
Steve joined the Office of General Counsel in 2010 through a fellowship program and has stuck around as an attorney in OGC ever since, primarily counseling on EPA efforts regarding toxic chemicals. Steve also became an NTEU Chapter 280 steward in 2014 and was elected as a Vice President at Large in 2015.
Steve can be contacted at email@example.com or 202.564.3137.
Maria Rodriguez, Vice-President at Large
Maria is a Chemist in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), Office of Pesticides Programs (OPP), Registration Division (RD). She has had the opportunity to do both science and policy work, giving her a good understanding of many of the day-to-day activities we perform at EPA. She is currently located in Potomac Yard (PY) South.
Currently serving as a Vice-President at Large, Maria has been a supportive member of our Union since joining EPA in 1989. Throughout the years she has served as Steward and has participated in different committees. She has represented employees in investigatory interviews and advocated for employees during reorganizations. More recently, Maria has been an active participant in a workgroup addressing employee morale issues at OPP. She has played an active role in voicing employee concerns and protecting their rights during the Potomac Yard consolidation.
Maria can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-305-6710.
Bill Wassell, Vice-President at Large
Bill is a chemist in the Health Effects Division of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OCSPP/OPP/HED). He has been with EPA since 1991. Bill performs the roles of residue chemist and risk assessor in his division. Prior to EPA, he worked in a laboratory performing the types of studies he now reviews at EPA. He enjoys listening to music, hiking, running, and family activities.
Bill can be contacted at email@example.com or 703-305-6135.
David Wynn, Vice-President at Large
David joined the Safety, Health and Environmental Management Division in 2010. He is best known for his efforts in several emergency response activities, and as the national medical surveillance program manager and headquarters ergonomics program manager. He has a passion for fair treatment of employees, dealing with root causes when there are difficulties between management and employees, and promoting union involvement in supporting safe and healthy workplaces. He enjoys running, rock climbing, and a variety of family activities.
David can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.564.1441.