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Meet the Executive Board

Beth Willwerth - Chapter President  Beth has been an IRS employee since 2009.  Prior to the IRS she was a  Govt. contractor at the U.S. State Dept. After success as a Contact Rep in Accounts Management, Beth became a steward in 2014 and quickly took an interest in employee leave issues. Beth learned even more by attending national training conferences and local steward training. She immersed herself in all things NTEU, and after working in the NTEU office on a part-time basis, she was elected chapter secretary in 2019. During the Emergency Evacuation Order from March 2020 - June 2022, Beth was heavily involved with the roll-out of emergency paid leave and telework. She has served as Chapter President since July 2022 and holds a degree in Business Management and Human Resources.  In her spare time, Beth is an avid runner, running 5k races on the weekends. She has a daughter in high-school, and owns two Siberian huskies.

Rob MacFarlane - Executive Vice President  Rob has been an IRS employee since 2009, and has the same EOD as Beth! With a background in AM, Rob has been Chief Steward for Chapter 68 for over a decade and enjoys helping the chapter's membership however he can. He has extensive experience with grievance handling, TIGTA investigations and disciplinary/adverse actions.

Barbara Thomas (Doumaney) - Secretary  
Barbara has been employed with the IRS and an NTEU member for 26 years. 25 of them she has worked hard as one of the mighty and strong Chapter Stewards. Barbara is passionate about our National Agreement and does her best to protect and enforce it everyday.

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Devon Mercer-Defillippi - Treasurer   Devon joined NTEU on her very first day at the IRS 12 years ago and she feels that it is one of the best decisions she has ever made made in her career! Devon loves her current role as Legislative Coordinator because it allows her to advocate for her fellow members on another level above and beyond her work in the Service Center. As Treasurer, Devon keeps track of our budgets and expenses. She also handles all FMLA applications for our membership.  Devon takes great pride in representing Chapter 68!  

Alan Clark - Membership Trustee   Alan has been an NTEU Steward since 1998.  He has served as a steward under six administrations, was a Membership Trustee from 2007 - 2013, Chapter Secretary from 2017 - 2019, and currently again as a Membership Trustee beginning in 2022.  Alan is experienced in grievance handling, investigatory interviews, proposed disciplinary actions, and as an EEO Power of Attorney for different employees on several occasions.  Alan considers it his distinct honor to be affiliated with this group of very experienced and dedicated fellow executive board members, steward cadre, and the entire membership.   

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