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Welcome to the National Council of HUD Locals Council 222 (also known as National HUD Council #222). Affiliated with the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), we are comprised of 40 HUD Locals throughout the U.S. Members elect delegates and the Council Executive Board meets monthly to set our direction/priorities.

Labor Management Relations Meetings - Local Presidents and Council 222 Executive Board members gather in DC, yearly, to meet with Management representatives to discuss working conditions at HUD. The union representatives gather a day early and work into the night determining our priorities, drafting questions, and preparing for the meetings. Labor Management Relations page >

13th National Convention - Council 222 members met in Niagara Falls June 9-13, 2008 for their 13th national convention. Training given by Council members included; 1) Local Negotiating; 2) Reasonable Accommodation; 3) Local President's Guidebook 4) Presenting Issues to HQ Officials; 5)AFGE Casetrack and more. Election of Officers, constitutional amendments and brainstorming of representational priorities for HUD employees were also on the agenda.

Russell Varnado
Council Phone: 202-619-8210
Council Fax: 202-708-1480
Mailing Address: PO Bx 23076
Washington, DC   20026-3076
Vice President:
Lisa Lowery
Cell: 865-405-9184
Mail Address: P.O. Bx 1754
Dandridge, TN 37725
Physical Address: 1508 David Swann Dr.
Dandridge, TN 37725

Will Christie
Council Phone: 202-402-5103
Council Fax: 202-708-1480
Mailing Address: PO Box 23076
Washington, DC  20026-3076

Tim Oravec
Office Address: Dept of HUD
Albany, NY Office
52 Corporate Circle
Albany, NY 12203
Office Phone: 518-862-2825
Fax: 518-464-4332
Home Address: 67 Nash Road
Delanson, NY 12053
Home email:
Reg 1 New England
Juan Everetez, Local 3258
Alternate: Toni McGant
c/o HUD 10 Causeway Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02222
Fax 617-565-5493

Reg 2 New York/New Jersey
Salvatore T. Viola, Local 3451
Alternate: Victor Oluwole
Mailing Add: P.O. Box 200241
Riverfront Plaza Station
Newark, NJ 07102
Salīs Phone: 973-776-7238
Fax 973-645-2676
Reg 3 Mid Atlantic Area
Irene Facha, Local 2032
Alternate: Sharon Scott
c/o HUD Wanamaker Bldg
100 Penn Square East
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3390
Fax 215-656-3494
Reg 4 SE/Caribbean
Videssa A. Woods, Local 1568
Alternate: William Biggs
c/o HUD 40 Marietta Street
5 Points Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30303
Fax 404-730-3589
Reg 5 Midwest
Deborah Slakes, Local 2144
Alternate: John Ross
310 West Wisconsin Ave
Suite 1380
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2289
(414) 297-3214 Ext 8678
Reg 6 SW
Phillip Aguirri, Local 3320
Alternate: Marinella Murillo
c/o HUD 800 Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78207
Fax 210-472-6825
Reg 7 Great Plains
Craig Vandervort, Local 3960
Alternate: Don Dibble
c/o HUD,
400 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 551-6895
Reg 8 Rocky Mountain
Gary Mongelli, Local 3972
No Alternate
PO Box 8446
Denver, Co 80201-8446
Fax: 303-672-5243
Reg 10 NW/Alaska
Perry Casper, Local 3917
Alternate: Melanie Hertel
c/o HUD - 400 SW 6 Ave, Ste 700
Portland, OR 97204-1632
Fax: 503-326-2663
Eddie Eitches, Local 476
Alternate: Ron Wallace
c/o HUD 451 7th St SW, Rm 3143
Washington, DC 20410
Fax: 202-708-7638
Frequently Requested

Chief Steward: Perry Casper
c/o HUD-400 SW 6 Ave. Ste 700
Portland, OR 97204-1632
Fax: 503-326-2663
Communications Committee:
Glenn Brown
600 E Broad St 3rd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-1800
Phone: 804-822-4817
Fax: 804-643-0363

Patty Petry
Phone: 701-293-2830
Fax: 701-239-5249