Minutes of the Meeting February 22, 2006
The meeting was called to order at
6:00 PM by President Darrell Chapman, IBEW 191.
Carl Zapora, President,
gave an overview of the new 211 Assistance System that was dedicated this
With the opening of
Another aspect of the 211 system is a closer monitoring of the health and human services needs in the community so that resources can be allocated in appropriate areas.
For further information log on to www.uwsc.org
No meeting was held since it was determined beforehand that there would be no quorum and there were no time sensitive issues or business that necessitated rescheduling.
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
Chris Glenn, SPEEA/ IFPTE 2001, committee chair, reported that the committee was in the planning stages for the year’s activities. The committee is looking at becoming more involved in the community. Not only will this address needs in the community but will help present a positive picture of labor. The committee would also like to be more responsive and involved with activities with the locals.
C. Glenn invited delegates to join the committee.
REPORTS OF UNIONS
Bill Wickline, updated the body on the ongoing problems with the
Toni Bohan, reported that the attempts to merge two groups at
SEIU 925, Toni Bohan and AFSCME 1020, Eric Wiseman, expressed concern over the ongoing process to elect a bargaining representative for the state’s child care workers.
562, John Noble reported that there was concern that the $300 million dollar
Puget Sound Labor Agency
Steve Hobbs announced that he was a candidate for the state Senate in the 44th District. His campaign would focus on working families. He is busy approaching local unions for their help and endorsements.
GOOD OF THE ORDER
Mark Moshay, SPEEA/IFPTE 2001, asked the delegates to urge their individual unions to “shop union”. While it may be less expensive to buy materials and big ticket items from non-union manufacturers, we need to support our brothers and sisters. Toward that end he donated two mouse pads by Grays Harbor Stamp Works to the PSLA for fundraising.
Jim Smith, LIUNA 292, reminded the body about the Radio Labor Journal on KSER 90.7 FM on the 4th Monday of the month at 4:30. The program can also be accessed on Heraldnet.com or KSER.org.
Scott Flowers, AFSCME 109E, newly sworn in delegate introduced himself to the body and gave a brief biography.
UBC 562, reported on a meeting he had attended where the key speaker talked
about advanced economies, like the
The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM
Leonard Kelley, IBT 38
AFSCME 109E: Scott Flowers
AFSCME 948: Cindy Hallstrom, Randy Kurtz
AFSCME 1020: Eric Wiseman
AFT 772: Kim Mead, Jackie Minchew
IAM 130: David Volkman
IAM 751A: Bob Neumann, Tom Plummer, Don Shove
IAM 751E: Ron Bradley
IAM 751F: Jackie Boschok, Garth Luark, Duanne Roope
IATSE 15: John Lammon, Bill Wickline
IBEW 77:, John Cunningham, Richard Harrell, Jackie Rae, Tim Wiese
IBEW 89: Matt Carroll, Mike Ferrucci, Amy Murray, Richard Murray
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman, Robert Ellsworth, Jeff Seibert
IBT 38: Tami Brady, Larry Buoy, Mike Campbell, Janine Dibble, Leonard Kelley, Rick Olson
IUPAT DC 5:
LIUNA 292: Rex Martin, Jim Smith, Rodolfo Zavala
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild:
SEIU 6: Joan Bethel
SEIU 925: Toni Bohan
SPEEA: Chris Glenn, Mark Moshay, Bob Rommel, Kurt Schuetz
UA 26: Philip Wells
UBC 562: John Noble, Dean Running, Don Sorenson, Ed Triezenberg
UFCW 141, USNU:
AFSCME 1020: Mike Sells
IAM 751A: Jason Redrup
IAM 751C: Dave Brueher, Hank Getchman, Gregory Powell, Rod Sigvartson
IAM 751F: Jonathan Holden
IBEW 77: Peg Chrisman
IBT 38: Steven Chandler, Samantha Kantak, Barry Lund
LIUNA 292: Dan O’Connor
SPEEA: David Simpson
UFCW 21: Nancy Holland-Young, Paul Quaintance
Steve Hobbs, Candidate for State Senate 44th District
Dave Kurtz, Sno.
Suzanne Moreau, PSLA
Julie Sawyer, PSLA
Carl Zapora, United Way of