October 2, 2009 Volume 110 Number 19

AFT’s Lincoln pursues House vacancy

Eddie Lincoln, president of Portland Community College Federation of Faculty and Academic Professionals, American Federation of Teachers Local 2277, is seeking appointment to the Oregon House in District 43, after current Rep. Chip Shields was appointed to the Oregon Senate. Shields is filling the unexpired term of Margaret Carter, who resigned to take a job with the state.

Lincoln is employed at PCC at the Metro Workforce Training Center, where he helps Portlanders access an education, improve their work skills, and compete for family-wage jobs.

He is a former TriMet transit operator and was formerly a member of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757.

He has served as a Dislocated Worker Coordinator for the Urban League of Portland.

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