New Members of Human Rights Committee

Meet the Human Rights Committee’s New Members


Murphy Ball is the new Region III Human Rights Committee representative. A member of Ohio Local 270, he has worked for FirstEnergy, previously the Cleveland Light and Illuminating Company, for 34 years. “In light of all the things going on in the country, it’s good that we have the Human Rights Committee,” he says. “I’m at the end of my career and I want to do whatever I can to make sure the progress we have made because of unions continues and the younger people coming up have a secure future with a strong UWUA.”


Nate Waters is the new Region IV Human Rights Committee representative. A member of Michigan Local 105, he has worked for Consumers Energy for 36 years. A member of the clergy, Nate says, “I heard Martin Luther King say a long time ago: ‘If I can help someone as I pass this way, then my living shall not be in vain.’”