Seattle- The over 3,000 delegates to the National Convention of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT, AFL-CIO) voted on Saturday, July 10, 2010 to re elect Ruby Newbold as a Vice President for yet another term.
Newbold, President of the Detroit Association of Educational Office Employees (DAEOE) said, "It is a moviing experience to have the trust and support again of members nationwide. For eight years my focus has been to help guide the AFT in providing the tools and support that our members need in a fair and equatable way. I am honored to continue to be their voice for the next two years."
President Newbold has been President of AFT Local 4168 for 16 years. The memers of DAEOE are clerical workers in schools and administrative buildings in the Detroit Public Schools.