Scope of our Mission

You Chung Kim

Debbie Uwananwich-Simpson


Pei-Ju (Crystal) Chang

Vice President

AFGE Local 1263

WFP Coordinator
Serving Employees of DLIFLC, PoM, CalMed, NEC & AAFES
Vice President

Dawn Petersen

Vice President

The AFGE Local 1263 Executive Board is composed of nine elected members.

Chief Steward

Mark Chitwood

Vice President

Dennis Hickman

Executive Board


Ijaz Malik

Ibrahim Musa

John Romel Uy

​The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 1263 represents over 1,900 Bargaining Unit Employees of

  • Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC)
  • Presidio of Monterey (PoM Garrison)
  • California Medical Detachment (CalMed)
  • Network Enterprise Center (NEC - PoM)
  • Army / Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES - Monterey)

We represent police officers, security guards, an array of medical, technical, administrative, clerical and logistical support staff, as well as over 1100 foreign language instructors across three continents.

We exist to safeguard their statutory, regulatory and contractual labor rights by establishing and maintaining a vibrant and productive working relationship with these five agencies.