Local 2554 of the National Border Patrol Council is the exclusive representative of over 650 Border Patrol Agents and support personnel assigned to the El Centro Sector of the United States Border Patrol. Local 2554 is proudly affiliated with the PORAC Legal Defense Fund.
These organizations support our members in administrative legislative, civil, and criminal matters. Although union membership is not mandatory, Local 2554 maintains membership rate of over 80% among eligible law enforcement personnel assigned to El Centro Sector, offering a testament to the level of service provided to members. Some of the services we provide are as follows:
•Access to the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) Legal Defense Fund
•Legal Service Plan to cover “within scope of employment” administrative actions
•Representation during administrative appeal of major disciplinary matters from the law firm.
•Representation for workplace issues
•Health and Safety program
•Local lobbying efforts
•Alternative dispute resolutions services
•Access to defined group benefits at significant discounts (Dental Health Services)
•Retirement education and seminars
•Workers compensation help and training
The Local 2554 Executive Board is comprised of seven officers, all United States Border Patrol Agents or support personnel who were elected to their positions by the membership. Executive Board Members, Lead Station Representatives (Chief Stewards), and Station Representatives(Stewards) are uncompensated volunteers who spend a majority of their personal time representing and assisting their fellow members. We are proudly affiliated with The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), and PORAC.
NOTE: Local 2554 is a non-partisan organization and does not make political contributions to political parties or candidates.
For Union Membership Benefits you need to register and log-in into AFGE website. There is a “Members Benefits” Section. A membership number is required. If you need your membership number contact us.