AFT MA Staff

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Walter Armstrong

Field Representative

Walter was previously the president of the Bellingham Municipal Employees, part of AFSCME Council 93.


Eric Blanchet

 Field Representative

Eric graduated from the UMass Labor Center and worked for SEIU before joining the AFT MA team.


Michael Canavan

Field Representative for Legislation

Mike has been with AFT MA. for more than 25 years and has serviced locals across the state. 


Jennifer L. Daniel

Office Manager 

Jennifer graduated from Bristol Community College and has been with AFT Massachusetts since 1994.

Edward Doherty

Special Assistant to the President

Ed served as president of the Boston Teachers Union before joining the staff of AFT Massachusetts. 


Brant Duncan


Shawn Flood

 Field Representative

Shawn is a former field representative with the AFT Northern New England Council. He also worked as an organizer for the New Mexico Federation of Teachers.


Thomas J. Gosnell


Monique Jackson


Monique attended Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL, and has been with AFT MA since December, 2014.


Harold Jones

Associate Counsel

Harold also works with organizations siuch as Massachusetts Interfaith Worker Jusrtice