Minutes of 1/22/2020 SICLC Delegates Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by President Jason Redrup.
The pledge of allegiance was conducted, and the president’s message was read.
Minutes from the previous meeting were approved.
The following people were present and sworn in.
Jacob McConkey, IAFF 3219
Alfred Soto, IAM 751F
Lloyd Catlin, IAM 751F
Joseph Ruth, IAM 751F
President Redrup welcomed everyone back adding this is going to be a very busy year for us with federal and local elections.
Secretary -Treasurer Report
Secretary Treasurer Kelley reported that Jacob McConkey who was just sworn in was a member of IAFF 3219 and that his local had just affiliated with the Labor Council. Leonard asked that Jacob tell us a little bit about his local. Jacob obliged and added he was very happy to be a part of the council.
Leonard spoke about the ribbon cutting at the RAP program at Marysville Pilchuck High School and how Trade Up was a big influence. He also announced our next one is May 21st at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
He reminded everyone that our next labor education class is with Mark McDermott, on March 28th and to get the word out. Also, he let the delegation know that there was a Schedule of Events and information on our upcoming Solidarity Night at the Silvertips on February 14th on the back table, mentioning that tickets for this event were going fast.
Nominations & Elections of Officers:
Nominations were opened for President, no further nominations from the floor.
Jason Redrup, IAM 751A (nominated in Dec ’19)
Nominations were opened for Sergeant of Arms vacated by the retirement of John Sainz.
Sergeant of Arms:
Bryan Johnson, IW 86 was nominated
Shane Van Pelt, IAM 751F was nominated
Nominations were opened for Trustee #1, no further nominations came from the floor.
Trustee Position 1
Rick Cunningham, IUOE 302 (nominated in Dec ’19)
Nominations were opened for Trustee #3, no further nominations came from the floor.
Trustee Position 3
Polagaya McLaughlin, AFSCME 109 (nominated in Dec ’19)
Nominations were opened for Trustee #4, no further nominations came from the floor.
Trustee Position 4
Michael Boe, IBT 117 (nominated in Dec ’19)
Nominations were opened for Trustee #5, no further nominations came from the floor.
Trustee Position 5
Dan Murphy, AFSCME 1020 (nominated in Dec ’19)
A motion was made to vote by acclamation for the uncontested positions. The motion was passed.
Ballots were distributed for the one contested position Sergeant of Arms. Ballots were returned and counted. Shane Van Pelt won.
Shane Van Pelt, Dan Murphy, Polagaya McLaughlin were sworn into their newly elected roles.
Good of the Order
Aunja Staymates, United Way Labor Liaison: reported on the activities of the Labor Advisory Committee which includes the Letter Carrier’s Food Drive with planning starting next week. She added that Teresa Johnson was selected as chair of the committee.
Cynthia Robson, SEIU 1199NW: reported that they were still in bargaining with Providence. Cynthia reported that they will be striking Swedish next week for three days. They have 900 open nursing positions because they can’t retain people due to working conditions.
JP Cary, AFSCME 113: reported that they had just negotiated a two-year contract with the city of Everett.
Matthew Kirby, IBEW 46: reported they just signed SME which is 175 elections and that it only took 25 years to sign them.
Justin Palachuck, OPCMIA 528: reported that they have a CWA tentative agreement with the Marysville School District
The meeting was adjourned at 6:56 PM
Gary Kanter, AFM 76-493
Polagaya McLaughlin, AFSCME 109
JP Carey, AFSCME 113
Angela Guadamuz, AFSCME 1811CA
Dan Murphy, AFSCME 1020
Troy Stansel-Garner, AFSCME 1020
Brian Butler, IAM 751A
Mark Clark, IAM 751A
Jason Redrup, IAM 751A
Wes Heard, IAM 751A
Steven Morrison, IAM 751A
Paul Schubert, IAM 751A
Michael Hill, IAM 751C
Shane VanPelt, IAM 751F
Kai Fuller, IATSE 793
Matthew Kirby, IBEW 46
Teresa Johnson, IBEW 89 (Excused)
Karen Tegard, IBEW 89
Damien Fisher, IBEW 191
Dan Verda, IBEW 191
Michael Boe, IBT 117 (Excused)
Bill Albin, IUOE 302
Al Cummins, IUOE 302
Tony Zempel, IUOE 302
Chris Glenn, LIUNA 292
Doug Scott, LIUNA 292
Mike Llewellyn, LIUNA 292
Billy Wallace, jr, LIUNA 292 (Excused)
Bob James, NALC 791
Nallely Flores, OPEIU 8
Justin Palachuck, OPCMIA 528
Joseph Neff, OPCMIA 528
Steve Peloquin, OPCMIA 528
Cynthia Robson, SEIU 1199NW
Evan Wipf, SPEEA 2001
John Dimas, SPEEA 2001
Susanne Murphy, SPEEA 2001 (Excused)
Ralph Knutson, RPEC 6