Rita Watson

Membership Secretary
(612) 596-7843

County Attorney's Office

Rita is a Legal Secretary with 40 year’s experience.  She has worked for the Community Prosecution Division of the County Attorney’s Office since 2001.  She assigns cases to the prosecuting attorneys and provides administrative support to the Division.   In early  2008, Rita became involved in our local by attending membership meetings.  She was first elected to our Local Executive Board as an At -Large Officer and has served as Membership Secretary since 2010.  She has attended many workshops and conventions, and she also coordinates the New Employee Orientation for all six AFSCME locals at Hennepin County twice per month.  This includes a presentation to new hires on the benefits of joining our great Union.  The presentation takes place in the Government Center Auditorium from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  If you’re interested in participating in this worthwhile presentation, please contact Rita for details.