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Syed A. Rahim

Syed A. Rahim

Executive Board

President Syed A. Rahim, became a traffic-enforcement agent in 2005. Born in Pabna, Bangladesh, he gained his first experiences organizing in student unions at Rajshahi University, where he received a…

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Sokunbi Olufemi

Sokunbi Olufemi

Executive Board

Executive Vice-President Sokunbi Olufemi, 57, has lived in Staten Island for the last 20 years, but he’s originally from Nigeria, where he taught high school. The father of three became…

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Mohammad Shahjahan

Mohammad Shahjahan

Executive Board

Secretary & Treasurer Mohammad Shahjahan, 46, emigrated from Bangladesh to New York City 12 years ago, and soon afterwards, in 2007, joined the ranks of traffic enforcement. The father of…

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Tammy Meadows

Tammy Meadows

Executive Board

Traffic Vice-President Tammy Meadows is a community-minded Brooklynite who is dedicating herself to “rebuilding the faith of the membership and bringing everyone together.” The president of her Prospect Heights block…

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Michael E. Jackson

Michael E. Jackson

Executive Board

Traffic Chief Delegate Michael E. Jackson, 62, used to be a banker, but switched careers after the financial meltdown of 2008. He’s pastor at the Antioch Church of Our Lord…

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Shadat Hossain

Shadat Hossain

Executive Board

Shadat Hossain, 34, was elected Brooklyn delegate in December. A traffic enforcement agent in Brooklyn North, he immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh as a teenager and has been…

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Azizur Rhaman

Azizur Rhaman

Executive Board

Azizur Rhaman, 33, an at-large delegate from Manhattan, says he wants to “change the perspective” toward traffic enforcement agents, to get the public to see them as hard-working individuals out…

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Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell

Executive Board

Bronx delegate Willie Mitchell, 32, is in his third year as a traffic enforcement agent. While the contract is “overshadowing everything,” he says, unfair disciplinary procedures and added duties are…

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Islam Syed

Islam Syed

Executive Board

Islam Syed, 44, an at-large delegate from Manhattan, has been a traffic enforcement agent for eight years, since just after he moved to New York from Bangladesh. His main focus…

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Desmond A. Pessos

Support Staff

Desmond A. Pessos, formerly a delegate to Local 1182’s executive board, has been its retiree’s director since 2002. He was instrumental in getting legal services added to the basic retiree…

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Heather Gardini

Heather Gardini

Support Staff

Heather Gardini, 26, started as Local 1182’s secretary-receptionist in August after working as an elementary-school substitute teacher in the Middle Village section of Queens. “It’s exciting,” she says. “I want…

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