Bernal Baca

Dr. Bernal Baca
Board Vice President

Dr. Baca is a founding Board Member of the Equity in Education Coalition.

Dr. Bernal Baca has been employed as the AFT Washington Lobbyist since 2009. When he isn’t working in Olympia at the State Legislature, he is assisting with our political and legislative program.

Prior to AFT Washington, he was an executive board member and the local union president of AFT Yakima faculty. Bernal has been an AFT member for over 30 years.

Dr. Baca earned his Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Organizational Leadership as well as his Masters in Counseling, Mental Health Counseling/Counselor from Seattle University.  Dr. Baca also has a Master of Arts (M.A.), Public Administration from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science and Government from University of Colorado at Boulder.

Dr. Baca has been a season ticket holder for the Denver Broncos since 1971.