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The Team

serving Bargaining Unit Employees

Meet your
TEAM

Behind every successful organization is a team of individuals with strengths that help things run smoothly. The National VA Council staff assembles three central teams; office, attorneys, and lobbyists.
They effectively work together supporting the Council’s goal of making sure the rights of all federal employees are protected.

NVAC Office Staff

Carla Long

NVAC Accountant
Patrick

Patrick Ward

Director of Training & Education
Lynne

Lynne Foster

Training & Education Secretary

Travis Smith

Director of Communication & Media

Monica Speer

Chief of Staff

Tony Williams

Administrative Assistant

Fighting for you in the court room

NVAC Attorneys

When seeking individual guidance on issues, please reach out to your local office for help first. 
If you are a local AFGE representative, you may reach NVAC attorneys by email or phone.

Thomas Dargon

Supervisory Attorney

Thomas Dargon

Sarah Hasan

Attorney

Sarah Hasan

Shalonda Miller

Attorney

Shalonda Miller

Alec Summerfield

Attorney

Alec Summerfield

Lynn Alexis

Attorney

Lynn Alexis

Fighting for you on Capitol Hill

NVAC Lobbyists

Elliot Friedman

Elliot Friedman

Lisa Swirsky

Lisa Swirsky

Helping you organize

NVAC Legislative & Political Organizer

Keena Smith

Keena Smith

Fighting For Bargaining Unit Employees