AFGE Local 476

About Local 476

Find us in Room 3142 of the HUD Headquarters Building or call us at 202-402-3077. You can find a steward on our Stewards page, which is updated each quarter.


Ashaki Robinson Johns

Ashaki Robinson Johns, President

Ashaki is a Social Science Analyst in Policy Development and Research and has been at HUD since 2006. She is vice president of the HUD Child care Center Board. Before coming to HUD, Ashaki worked in the field of social work and community organizing. She received her PhD in social policy from Brandeis University.


Eddie Eitches

Eddie Eitches, First Vice President

Eddie Eitches served as President of Local 476 (HUD Headquarters and Washington Field Office) from 1999 through 2012, representing 1,800 bargaining unit employees, of whom 1,100 are members. Eddie also served as AFGE Council 222 President from 2012 through 2014. Eddie retired from HUD in 2016 after 42 years of federal service.


Will Taylor

William R. Taylor, Second Vice President

Will has been a trial attorney in the Office of General Counsel since September 2008, and has been an active dues paying member of AFGE Local 476 since the beginning of his HUD employment. Will has served as Union Steward and Second Vice-President of the local since 2010. Prior to his employment with the federal government, Will served as Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice. Shortly after beginning his employment with the State of California, Will joined the agency’s SEIU local chapter and eventually got involved in the SEIU movement against legislative and executive threats to the pay and benefits of state employees. During his tenure as an officer and steward with Local 476, Will has successfully represented bargaining unit members in a variety of departmental adverse actions. He has also represented union members in several arbitrations involving removal actions and represented union employees before the EEOC and MSPB.

Monique Love

Monique Love, Treasurer

Monique began work at HUD in May 1989 as a clerk typist. In 1997 she was selected for the Upward Mobility Program and Monique is now a Housing Project Manager in Multifamily Housing/Asset Management. Monique has extensive training from AFGE National to ensure that she is knowledgeable and capable of handling her fiduciary responsibilities as Local 476 Treasurer.


Kirk Mensah, Secretary



Mark Matulef

Mark Matulef, Delegate

Mark, a lawyer with OGC, has been instrumental in developing the student loan repayment program and enforcing telework agreements. He serves on the AFGE HUD national contract team.


Jerry Gross, Delegate

Rodney Rose, Alternate Delegate

Regina Gray, Alternate Delegate

Christopher McLennon, Alternate Delegate



Chief Steward: Antonio Carraway, 202-402-2915.

AFGE Local 476 has numerous stewards to represent our bargaining unit. If you need representation by AFGE Local 476 or advice, contact the chief steward.