Rob Nathan

Vice president
(480) 290-5856

Rob Nathan began his first term as vice president of AFSCME Local 3580 in January 2019. He has been at Metro since 2017 and is a community engagement specialist in the Property and Environmental Services department. Before joining Metro, Rob worked for the past decade for Oregon nonprofits directing programs focused on environmental education, racial equity, and leadership development. Rob also sits on the executive board of the ReBuilding Center and continues to volunteer as an organizer with organizations like Center Diversity and the Environment, Oregon Environmental Council, and Portland African American Leadership Forum.

Rob believes that unions are an integral component to advancing equity, promoting harm reduction, and increasing the livability of our region. Away from work, he enjoys barbequing in the park (rain or shine), and dancing in public.