Gurr Endorsement : Wally Dunn

Wally Dunn for Eastern Regional Principal Council

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To all my AEA brothers and sisters,

I’m supporting the candidacy of Wally Dunn for Eastern Regional Principal Councilor.

I’ve been an Equity Member for twenty-four years, working and living in the Western, Central, and Eastern Regions in pretty much equal amounts. Over the last few years, since moving to New York, I’ve increased my personal commitment to Equity. I’ve spent a lot of time in the room observing the work of our councilors in both national and Eastern Regional sessions. I’ve also had to privilege to work alongside our electeds and other member volunteers on five committees and the Equity 2020 initiative.

Several old friends happen to serve on council and I’ve started many new friendships within the council room.

And, here’s the deal:

All the people in that room? They’re all good people fighting the good fight.

But, elections are about making choices and you have the opportunity to choose who you believe will be the very best at fighting that good fight.

Personally, I’m voting for a mix of old hands and newer blood. Institutional memory is important, and so are fresh eyes and forward thinking. I’m also voting for people who share my values but whose minds work differently or—often—better than mine.

My dear friend and colleague Wally Dunn is running to serve as an Eastern Regional Principal Councilor. I support his candidacy without hesitation.

Wally is a dyed-in-the-wool union man and a committed labor leader. I am particularly aligned with his stance on concessions.

To hear his take on that and other issues I encourage you to check out Wally’s record, his background, and his commitment to the entirety of our union through his website,  

Top priority? That you vote. My priority? That you vote for Wally Dunn.

Thank you,

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Christopher Gurr
April 13, 2018