Dorian Cromartie is the Local Organizer in the Wilmington area, covering the Southeastern and Eastern NC Labor Councils. Born and raised in Wilmington, Dorian is a veteran of the United States Army, 82nd Airborne Division. In 2022 Dorian ran for a seat on the New Hanover County Board of Education to fight for positive change from the inside. While unsuccessful in that race, Dorian decided to continue his own education by re-enrolling at UNC Wilmington and remains active in his community. Dorian serves as the Political Action Chair of the New Hanover County branch of the NAACP and has deep roots in the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1426. He is a member of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, TNG-CWA Local 32035.