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Election results announced for WA State Labor Council officers

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wslclogo-web-TRANSSEATTLE (Dec. 8, 2014) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the state’s largest union organization representing the interests of some 400,000 rank-and-file members across the state, announced on Monday the election winners who will be sworn in as WSLC officers in February 2015 to serve 4-year terms on the council’s Executive Board.

Per the WSLC Constitution, the officers who comprise the WSLC Executive Board are elected by affiliated members every four years. The elected officers are the President, the Secretary-Treasurer and the Vice Presidents, who represent various districts of the state and constituency groups. This board meets quarterly and establishes the WSLC’s policies and programs in between annual conventions.

The 2014 Tellers who counted the WSLC officers’ ballots last week were, from left Bill Bauder of NALC 442, DeFrance Clark of WFSE 443, Gary Swartz of IAM 86, and Michele Stelovich of WFSE 1060.

As determined by the Tellers’ Report completed last Thursday, the following were elected to serve as WSLC officers: (* denotes new officers)

PRESIDENT
Jeff Johnson

SECRETARY TREASURER
Lynne Dodson

FIRST DISTRICT

Todd Crosby
David Freiboth
Jon Holden
Lee Newgent
Karen Strickland

SECOND DISTRICT
Mark Lowry

THIRD DISTRICT
Bob Guenther
David Myers *
Shannon Walker

FOURTH DISTRICT
Paul Parmley *
Mark Reavis
Eric Thrift

FIFTH DISTRICT
Beth Thew
James Tieken

SIXTH DISTRICT
Rick Johnson
Vance Lelli
Patty Rose

CONSTITUENCY GROUPS

Asian-Pacific American Labor Alliance — Bob Hasegawa

Alliance for Retired Americans — Jackie Boschok *

Coalition Black Trade Unionists — Ted Thomas *

Coalition of Labor Union Women — Stephanie Lloyd-Agnew *

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement — Cariño Barragàn Talancón

Pride at Work — Lee Malinda

Washington Young Emerging Labor Leaders — Angela Marshall *

 

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