Bobby Orozco Jr., M.S., MFHD, Local President
Bobby Orozco Jr. is the Local President for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), Local 1260, AFL-CIO. Bobby is also the Region 6 Vice President and sits on the AFGE TSA Council 100. Bobby began representing TSA employees while on probation after only six months on the job. Since, he has moved into positions of Representative-At-Large, LAX Chief Steward, Vice President for California, and Executive Vice President with AFGE Local 1234. Bobby previously held positions as Executive Vice President and Secretary Treasurer with AFGE Local 1260.

In his current and previous positions with AFGE, Bobby has overseen the day-to-day union operations of several airports in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada. During his tenure as an AFGE representative, Bobby has successfully fought to retain employees that have been terminated and overturned or greatly mitigated disciplinary and adverse actions against the TSA workforce. Bobby has spoken at many major events, with congressional representatives, media, and with executive-level management officials on behalf of TSA employees. Bobby continues to voice members' concerns as AFGE pushes the Agency forward into a new era of aviation security and employee rights.

Bobby's background includes representing employees in labor-related matters in the private sector with such reputable unions as the United Steel Workers, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and Graphic Communications International Union, where he has served as Assistant-Shop Steward, Department Steward, Chief Steward, and Trustee. Bobby has held positions on Executive Boards, Safety Committees, Civil Rights Committees, and Political Action Committees. Bobby has extensive labor-management relations training and labor-management negotiation experience.

Bobby possesses a Master's Degree in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University (Go Sun Devil's!) and a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati (Go Bearcats!). Bobby is also a member of Alpha Phi Sigma: The Criminal Justice Honor Society: Gamma Theta Pi and Eta Theta chapters, respectively. More importantly, Bobby is passionate about protecting employees and their families, their jobs, and fighting for what is right and deserved. Bobby understands the struggles employees have endured while protecting this great Nation and as your Local President Bobby will not cease to ensure members can do just that--without fear or restrain.
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