Government Administrators Association
"Working for Better Government through Better People"
The Government Administrators Association is a labor association that represents
Executive, Managerial, Professional and Supervisory employees at Wayne County, 3rd
Judicial Circuit, 36th District Court, Wayne County Probate Court, and the Wayne County
Airport Authority. The Association represents the membership in all phases of the
collective bargaining process, and works to enhance the recognition of the career public
We recognize our responsibility of providing truly effective representation by working
cooperatively with these employers so that the public will realize better, cost efficient
As an organization oriented toward enlightened management, we foster and support
professionalism in job performance and discourage adversarial relations with our
employers. Additionally, we encourage applying that extra effort which exemplifies
To assist members, the GAA has bargained for and received cost-paid rights to attend
training sessions designed to enhance professional and management development.
Simply, the GAA philosophy is best explained by our motto of "Working for Better
Government Through Better People."
To your Benefit
Membership in the Government Administrators Association
assures its members of :
- Professional representation by our Association Executive,
Lawrence N. Verbiest and our legal counsel,
- Representation in Collective Bargaining: The Association
aggressively pursues the betterment of working conditions
for all positions represented by the bargaining unit,
- Consultation and advice available at the GAA office, and from
our Area Representative and Association Officers,
- Regular flow of GAA information disseminated through
various channels such as our newsletter the GAAzette,
periodic membership memos, occasional on-location
meetings, and membership and program meetings,
- Active participation of the membership through committees
such as Audit, Budget, Events, Awards, Political Education,
Grievance Screening, Nominating and Election.
We hope you realize that you have become part of an extremely
active, viable, and successful organization. We invite and
encourage active participation as well. If you would like to
volunteer please contact the GAA office at 313-224-5076 or
firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know of your interest.