Pride Month Profiles: Mae apGovannon

Mae apGovannon

For Pride Month this year, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTQ+ workers who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights in the United States. Today's profile is Mae apGovannon of AFGE.

Mae apGovannon is the AFGE national pride committee chair. They are also the AFGE District 11 pride coordinator, the AFGE Local 2157 Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) pride coordinator, and the AFGE VBA safety representative and steward. They serve the VBA as a senior veterans service representative, focusing on mentoring and training. In 2023, they were the co-recipient of the AFGE Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Champion Award. As chair of AFGE PRIDE, they dedicate their time to helping to lead and develop new programs and training opportunities for AFGE members nationwide.