It was M/S/C to set the new delegates who were present. Rhonda Nichols, AFSCME 948 and Robin Ramsey, IBU were present to be sworn in.
Secretary-Treasurer Sells reported that the Board had met as the COPE Screening Committee and had a number of recommendations to be voted on under COPE.He noted that the Union Solidarity Day at the Aqua Sox is scheduled for August 14th with tickets scheduled to be out June 14th. We will be doing the necessary fundraising to finance the $5,000 it takes for the event.
The action on the Everett Public Finance District is still pending. He is working with the staff to get responses to bidding questions regarding stage employees.
The COPE Screening Committee brought forth the following endorsement recommendations that came to the body with a motion and a second.
The following motions came from the floor and will be voted on at the next meeting:
Community Services--Don Shove, IAM 751A discussed the June 27th fundraiser for PSLA. It will
be before the next meeting at the
Organizing--No new report at this time
The chair noted
that one of the nominees for Sgt At Arms could not run
as the Constitution does not allow two people from the same local to serve on
the Executive Board. He therefore ruled the nomination of Chris Glenn, SPEEA, out of order. Nominations were
opened for Sgt. At Arms. No further nominations were
made to add to those from the previous meeting. It was M/S/C to cast a
unanimous ballot for
AFSCME 1020óPhedra Quincey updated delegates with their
concerns regarding Employment Security outsourcing by the Workforce Development
Council. Further actions will be taken.IBT 231ó
Mandy Kosiba, Free Stehekin, reported on their underground newspaper and creative writing journal. They have done work on union issues in their paper. They were seeking funding to keep it going.
Bruce Zeller, Department of Labor & Industries referred to packets given to delegates as a resource for contacts with L & I. He is traveling the state and noted that he is a direct contact with Assistant Director.
Darrell Chapman, President, IBEW 191, reported on the
electrocution of electrical workers on the job in the
Mike Cooper, Candidate for Snohomish County Council District 3, invited delegates to his kick off on Thursday, May 25th at the Edmonds 5th Avenue Grill-5 to 7 PM.
Charlene Rawson, Candidate for Everett City Council, Position 4, discussed why she was running and her concerns with the incumbents voting record, as well as her support for unions.
Jackie Minchew, Candidate for Everett City Council, Position 7, reported on getting out and doorbelling and talking with people, and went over his concerns with how the city is developing and representation in the south end.
Jim Staniford, Candidate for Everett City Council, Position 4 went over his history in business and past union memberships. He was concerned about the incumbents record on growth.
Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Candidate for Edmonds City
Council, Position 5 was proud of her connection to the Edmonds Community and
her love for her union. She is a full time working mother and is concerned
about building height issues in
D.J. Wilson, Candidate for Edmonds City Council, Position 5 wants to be a progressive labor voice on the Council, and was concerned about the city councilís attitudes toward development. He mentioned that he had the support of Congressman Jay Inslee. He is a member of AFT local 4254.
Lillian Kaufer, Candidate for 44th
District House seat reported on her background and work as a para-legal. She noted she would be seeking the open seat
should Rep. Lovick be elected
Darrell Chapman, Candidate for 21st District House seat announced to the Council that should Brian Sullivan be elected to the County Council, he would be seeking the 21st District House seat.
The meeting was adjourned 7:34 PM
AFSCME 109: Roger Moller
AFSCME 1811CA: Patty Goins, Gloria Parker
AFSCME 1811PA: Tim Geraghty
AFSCME 948: Randy Kurtz, Rhonda Nichols
AFSCME 1020: Phedra Quincey, Eric Wiseman
AFT 772:Jackie Minchew,
AFT 4254: D.J.
ATU 883: Steve Oss
ATU 1576: Christine Brydges
IAM 751A:Ý Jason Redrup, Don Shove
IAM 751E: Ron Bradley
IAM 751F:Ý Jackie Boschok, Garth Luark, Duane Roope
IBEW 77: Jackie Rae
IBEW 191: Jason Armstrong, Darrell Chapman, Robert Ellsworth
IBT 38: Mike Campbell, Rick Olson
IBT 231: Leonard Kelley
IBU/ ILWU: David McKenzie, Robin McKenzie
IFPTE 17: Geoffrey Crofoot
IUPAT DC 5:
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild:
Plumbers and Pipefitters 26:
SEIU 1199NW: Steve Moll
SMIU 66: Joel Merriam
SPEEA: Bob Rommel,
UFCW 141, USNU:
Wash Tech / CWA: Curt Eidem, Rennie Sawade
AFT 772: Kim Mead
IAM 751C: Hank Getchman
IBEW 77: Peg Chrisman
SEIU 925: Toni Bohan, Donna Chrisman
SEIU 1199NW: Curt Williams
UBC 562: Ed Triezenberg
UFCW 21: Nancy Holland Young
Mike Cooper, Candidate Sno. County Council, Pos. 3
Mike Cummins, IAM
Paige DeChambeau, Brian Sullivan for County Council Campaign
Mark Hintz, Sno.
Sandy Jordan, IAM
Lillian Kaufer, 44th District Democrats
Mandy Kosiba, Free Stehekin
Jerry Lindsey, AFSCME, Candidate for Sno.
Adrienne Fraley Manillas, AFSCME,
Suzanne Moreau, PSLA
John Saniford, Candidate for
Charlene Rawson, Candidate for
Bruce Zeller, Department of Labor and Industries