Welcome to the UPM website! I am proud to represent you, and look forward to meeting many of you in the future. Our AFT local #1610, chartered in 1965, is dedicated to achieving and maintaining the highest quality educational environment for our students by advocating for, and supporting our educators. We are committed to ensuring that justice, fairness, dignity and due process are afforded to all our faculty. An environment of respect among all our members helps us to achieve a foundation in which we build workplace unity and equity.