Candidates Nominated for APWU Election of National Officers

APWU News Bulletin 06-2013, June 17, 2010 | PDF

Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced that the following union members have been certified as candidates for election to national office by referendum balloting, as mandated by the APWU Constitution and Bylaws.

apwulogoEach candidate in this unofficial listing has secured the necessary petitions required for nomination.

The official list will be announced after the drawing for ballot positions is held on June 24.

Incumbent officers are listed first and identified by (I) after their names. Where more than one non-incumbent has been certified, they are listed in alphabetical order. A list of uncontested national offices appears on page 3.

Attention Candidates: Any candidate who wishes to withdraw from the ballot, or whose name or local is misspelled or identified improperly, must notify APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell immediately. These corrections and notifications must be received by her office by 4 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2013

General and Departments

President
Cliff Guffey (I), Oklahoma City Area Local (OK)
Mark Dimondstein, Greater Greensboro Area Local (NC)

Executive Vice President
Greg Bell (I), Philadelphia Area Local (PA)
Debby Szeredy, Mid-Hudson New York Area Local

Secretary-Treasurer
Elizabeth “Liz” Powell (I), Western Nassau New York Area Local
Paul Hern, Greater Cincinnati Ohio Area Local
Violetta “Vi” Ward, Cleveland Area Local (OH)

Industrial Relations Director
Mike Morris (I), Birmingham Area Local (AL)
Tony D. McKinnon Sr., Fayetteville Area Local (NC)

Legislative & Political Director
Gary Kloepfer (I), Tri-County Ohio Area Local
John L. Marcotte, Gaylord Local (MI)

Organization Director
Martha Shunn-King (I), Sarasota Local (FL)
Anna Smith, Portland Area Local (OR)

Health Plan Director
William “Bill” Kaczor (I), Buffalo Local (NY)
Robert Furbush, Houston Area Local (TX)

Regional Coordinators

Southern Region
Princella Vogel (I), Houston Area Local (TX)
Kennith L. Beasley, Atlanta Metro Area Local (GA)

Clerk Division

Director
Rob Strunk (I), Phoenix Metro Area Local (AZ)
Clint Burelson, Olympia Local (WA)

National Business Agents, Central Region

Chicago Region, (A)
Linda Turney (I), Schaumburg Local (IL)
Christopher E. Ulmer, Detroit District Area Local (MI)

Chicago Region, (B)
Mike O’Hearn (I), Kankakee Area Local (IL)
Dave Baskin, Northwest Illinois Area Local

Cincinnati Region, (B)
Randall “Randy” Downard, Muncie Area Local (IN)
Mark E. Graham, Springfield Local (OH)
Michael L. Macho, Radcliff Local (KY)

National Business Agents, Northeast Region

New York Region, (B)
John Bernovich (I), Long Island Area Local (NY)
Elizabeth “Liz” Swigert, Queens Area Local (NY)

National Business Agents, Southern Region

Dallas Region, (C)
Sam Lisenbe (I), Fort Worth Area Local (TX)
Theodore “Ted” Patterson Jr., New Orleans Local (LA)

National Business Agents, Western Region

San Francisco Region, (B)
Shirley J. Taylor (I), East Bay Area Local (CA)
Dennis K. Wong, Daly City Local (CA)

Maintenance Division

Assistant Director (B)
Gregory “Greg” See (I), Mansfield Area Local (OH)
Steven Duckworth Jr., Trenton Metro Area Local (NJ)

National Business Agents, Maintenance Division

Central Region, (B)
Joe “Dean” Hathaway (I), Saint Louis Gateway Area Local (MO)
Jeffrey S. Beaton, Greater Kansas City Metro Area Local (MO)

Central Region, (C)
Troy Rorman (I), Minneapolis Area Local (MN)
Dave Geissinger, Saint Paul Area Local (MN)
Curtis Walker, Flint Area Local (MI)

Eastern Region
William LaSalle (I), Philadelphia BMC Local (PA)
William “Bill” Lewis, Trenton Metro Area Local (NJ)

Western Region, (A)
Charlie Cash, Salt Lake City Area Local (UT)
Caroline B. Federico, San Jose Area Local (CA)
Terry L. Hood, Southwest Coastal Area Local (CA)
Mike Isaacson, Phoenix Metro Area Local (AZ)
Shirley Jasper, Greater Los Angeles Area Local (CA)
Louis M. Kingsley, Jr., California Area Local
Paul E. Maille, Reno Local (NV)
Charles P. Smith, Puget Sound Area Local (WA)
Dan Van Minnen, Aurora Local (CO)

Motor Vehicle Service Division

National Business Agents

Western Region
Edward Knipe (I), San Diego Area Local (CA)
Jerome Pittman, San Francisco Local (CA)

Other National Business Agents

Caribbean Area
Daniel Soto (I), Puerto Rico Area Local (PR)
Alberto Ortiz, Puerto Rico Area Local (PR)
John M. Peroza, Puerto Rico Area Local (PR)

Retiree National Convention Delegates

Central Region
Al LaBrecque, Flint Michigan Area Local Retiree Chapter
Paul Renshaw, Cleveland Area Local (OH)

Southern Region
Elizabeth Ann Bobo (I), Florida Postal Workers Retiree Chapter
Charles Rufus Hunt, Atlanta Metro Area Local (GA)
Desmond J. Neurohr, Florida Postal Workers Retiree Chapter

Western Region
Byron Denton (I), Sacramento Area Local (CA)
Patricia “Patsy” Mort, San Fernando Valley Area Local (CA)


Uncontested National Offices

General and Departments

Research and Education Director
Joyce B. Robinson (I), Richmond Area Local (VA)

Human Relations Director
Susan M. “Sue” Carney (I), South Jersey Area Local (NJ)

Regional Coordinators

Central Region
Sharyn M. Stone (I), Indianapolis Area Local (IN)

Eastern Region
Mike Gallagher (I), Philadelphia BMC Local (PA)

Northeast Region
John H. Dirzius (I), Greater Connecticut Area Local

Western Region
Omar M. Gonzalez (I), Greater Los Angeles Area Local (CA)

Clerk Division

Assistant Director (B)
Lyle Krueth (I), Minneapolis Area Local (MN)

Assistant Director (C)
Lamont Brooks (I), The Northern Virginia Area Local (VA)

National Business Agents, Central Region
Chicago Region, (C)
Lynn Pallas-Barber (I), 498-499 Area Local (MI)

Cincinnati Region, (C)
Michael Schmid (I), Columbus Area Local (OH)

Minneapolis Region, (A)
William Mellen (I), Saint Paul Area Local (MN)

Minneapolis Region, (B)
Martin J. Mater (I), Madison Wisconsin Area Local

St. Louis Region, (A)
Robert D. Kessler (I), Greater Kansas City Metro Area Local (MO)

St. Louis Region, (B)
Dennis Taff (I), Western Arkansas Area Local

Wichita Region, (B)
Christine “Chris” Pruitt (I), Wichita Area Local (KS)

National Business Agents, Eastern Region

Philadelphia Region, (A)
Robert Romanowski (I), New Jersey Shore Area Local

Philadelphia Region, (B)
John Louis Jackson Jr. (I), Philadelphia BMC Local (PA)

Philadelphia Region, (C)
Jeff Kehlert (I), Trenton Metro Area Local (NJ)

Washington DC Region, (A)
Rachel A. Walthall (I), Baltimore Francis “Stu” Filbey Area Local (MD)

Washington DC Region, (B)
Pamela Richardson (I), Lynchburg Area Local (VA)

Washington DC Region, (C)
Nancy E. Olumekor (I), Nation’s Capital Southern MD Area Local (DC)

National Business Agents, Northeast Region

New England Region, (A)
Frank Rigiero (I), Central Massachusetts Area Local

New England Region, (B)
Stephen J. Lukosus (I), Boston Metro Area Local (MA)

New England Region, (C)
Tom O’Brien (I), South Shore Area Local (MA)

New York Region, (A)
Peter “Pete” Coradi (I), Brooklyn Local (NY)

New York Region, (C)
Bernie Timmerman (I), Central New York Area Local

National Business Agents, Southern Region

Atlanta Region, (A)
Robert M. Bloomer Jr. (I), Clearwater Local (FL)

Atlanta Region, (B)
Patricia A. Davis-Weeks (I), Tampa Area Local (FL)

Atlanta Region, (C)
Michael Sullivan (I), Suncoast Area Local (FL)

Dallas Region, (A)
Jack Crawford (I), Houston Area Local (TX)

Dallas Region, (B)
Larry Crawford (I), Dallas Area Local (TX)

Memphis Region, (A)
Billy Woods (I), Birmingham Area Local (AL)

Memphis Region, (B)
Jerry McIlvain (I), Chattanooga Area Local (TN)

National Business Agents, Western Region

Denver Region, (A)
Marilyn “Mo” Merow (I), Tucson Area Local (AZ)

Denver Region, (B)
Stella JoAnn Gerhart (I), Phoenix Metro Area Local (AZ)

Northwest Region, (A)
Martin “Marty” Barron (I), Greater Seattle Area Local (WA)

Northwest Region, (B)
Brian Dunn (I), Portland Area Local (OR)

San Francisco Region, (A)
Gilbert C. Ybarra (I), California Area Local

San Francisco Region, (C)
James E. Scoggins (I), Greater Los Angeles Area Local (CA)

San Francisco Region, (D)
Chuck Locke (I), Sacramento Area Local (CA)

Maintenance Division

Director
Steven G. “Steve” Raymer (I), Madison Wisconsin Area Local

Assistant Director (A)
Idowu Balogun (I), Greater Los Angeles Area Local (CA)

National Business Agents, Maintenance Division
Central Region, (A)
Vance Zimmerman (I), Greater Cincinnati Ohio Area Local

Northeast Region
Richard H. Logan (I), Providence Area Local (RI)

Southern Region, (A)
John Gearhard (I), Jacksonville BMC Local (FL)

Southern Region, (B)
Terry B. Martinez (I), Dallas Area Local (TX)

Western Region, (B)
Jimmie Waldon (I), Sacramento Area Local (CA)

Motor Vehicle Service Division
Director
Michael O. Foster (I), Detroit District Area Local (MI)

Assistant Director
Javier Pineres (I), San Jose Area Local (CA)

National Business Agents
Central Region
Merlie H. Bell (I), Chicago Local (IL)

Eastern Region
Kenneth Prinz (I), Philadelphia Area Local (PA)

Northeast Region
Joseph L. LaCapria (I), Western Nassau New York Area Local

Southern Region, Southeast Sub-Region
Bruce Amey, Atlanta Metro Area Local (GA)

Southern Region, Southwest Sub-Region
Dwight “D.D” Johnson (I), Fort Worth Area Local (TX)

Support Services Division

Director
Stephen R. Brooks, Twin Cities PDC Local (MN)

Other National Business Agents
Alaskan Area
James M. Patarini (I), Midnight Sun Area Local (AK)

Retirees Department Director
Judy Beard (I), Detroit District Area Local (MI)

Retiree National Convention Delegates

Eastern Region
John P. Richards (I), Pittsburgh Metro Area Local Retiree Chapter (PA)

Northeast Region
Dolores Young (I), New York Metro Area Local

 

  • EX-Member

    Vote all Incumbents OUT….do you know how much money these people make to give away YOUR JOB to PSE’s?……They make a hefty salary plus retirement plan with YOUR DUES and need PSE’s to stay secure…..YOU ARE NOT SECURE BECAUSE OF WHAT THESE INCUMBENTS SOLD YOU AS A CBA….VOTE EM ALL OUT

    • Hoagie Head

      Ha your a non-member so your vote don’t count! Funny how it works that way ain’t it?

      • EX-Member

        Funny how only about 30% of Members even vote…even funnier how Incumbents like it that way…my vote never counted.