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- Kip Lornell Adjunct Professor of Africana Studies and Music, George Washington University; Member, Service Employees International Union Local 500
- Donald Lehman Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Theoretical Physics, George Washington University
- Richard Boris Director, National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions (NCSCBHEP)
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