UE-COGS Stewards: The Backbone of the Union

Stewards are the backbone of UE Local 896 – COGS, serving as the official union representative in departments around campus. All departments should have at least one union steward. If your department steward is not listed below, please contact us at [email protected] If you are interested in being a steward or in electing a steward for your department, contact one of the chief stewards below at [email protected]

Current area* and campus chief stewards:

Campus Chief Steward: Kezia Walker Cecil
Blue Area Chief Steward: John Tappen
Yellow Area Chief Steward: Ashley Dorn
Red Area Chief Steward: Michael L Davis
Green Area Chief Steward: Eden Maack

Current Departmental Stewards

Department Steward(s) Department Steward(s)
American Studies Journalism & Mass Communication
Anatomy and Cellular Biology Labor Center
Anthropology Max Lieberman Learning Resource Center
Art & Art History Library
Asian Language Linguistics Kezia Walker-Cecil
Biology Math Manny Albrizzio and Michael Kratochvil
Biomedical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Chemistry James Earl Music
Cinema Auden Lincoln-Vogel Nursing
Classics Kenneth Elliot Occupational & Environmental Health
Communication Studies Alex Koch Pharmaceutics
Communication Sci. & Disorders Philosophy
Computer Science Dhruv Vuas Physics & Astronomy Erik Gustafson
Economics Political Science Lindsey Allemang
Education Psychology
English Public Health
Environmental Science Trent Olson Religious Studies
French & Italian  Hadley Galbraith Rhetoric
Geography Social Work
Geoscience Sociology Erica Walker
German Spanish & Portuguese
Health & Human Physiology Statistics & Actuarial Science
History Luke Borland, interim Theater Lila Becker
IIHR Urban & Regional Planning Maggie Richardson
International Programs Women’s Studies
Iowa Testing Writers Workshop

*For stewarding purposes, COGS is divided into different areas in order to better deal with issues around the campus. To find out your area, click here

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