Minutes of the Meeting of September 22, 2004
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by President Chapman followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as corrected with noting that the minutes of the July 28, 2004 meeting has also been approved.
No new delegates were present
David Simpson, State Representative, 38th Legislative
District, noted he had done a good job of maintaining quality in
The Secretary-Treasurer reported on activities with the NASCAR track and the ASARCO clean-up spear headed by the Everett Housing Authority.
Puget Sound Labor
Agency-Suzanne Moreau talked about the
Solidarity Night activities, the Labor Agency Golf Tournament, Day of Caring at
Stillaguamish thrift shop, Red Cross needs in
Community Services-Don Shove encouraged delegates to bringing non perishable food items for the next couple of meetings to help the foodbanks.
Organizing- Paul Quaintance noted the committee would be meeting tomorrow.
Secretary Treasurer Sells gave a primary election results report
Don Shagam, ATU 883, thanked the Council for its support on the transit issue. He talked about outreach and help from City Council members in the campaign. Mailings went to 3 of 4 and 4 of 4 voters. Community spirit and knowledge was helpful in getting it passed.
Dave Kurtz, noted that Superior Court races were over. Labor support certainly helped for the two labor endorsed candidates: Michael Downes and Eric Lucas.
Labor/Neighbor, Chris Glenn noted that the focus will be on the 10th, 38th and 44th with the 1st being dealt with out of Bothell. They will continue walking every weekend. He introduced Bob James who is also helping. He thanked those unions that have turned out for support.
M/S/C to give $675.00 from separate COPE Segregated funds to the Mike Sells for State Representative campaign.
Don Shagam, ATU 883 noted that the ATU Legislative Council, has now endorsed Mike Sells for the general election and will be sending a donation.
Ed Triezenberg, UBC 562, reported that the Carpenters’ had purchased advertising with the Silvertips Hockey Organization and thanked Jim Smith for helping create the radio commercials that will be airing soon on KRKO.
D.J. Wilson, reported on a phone call on the upcoming Gregoire campaign on an event in
Jim Smith, LIUNA 292 talked about the resource of the Labor Radio Journal: KSER 90.7 FM. 4:30 to 5:30 PM the last Monday of every month.
Darrell Chapman reported that Joe Murphy and his brother Jim
have been missing for 3 days on a plane trip in
Community Services Drawing winner was Allyn Triezenberg
The meeting was adjourned at 6:50 P.M.
Mike Sells, Secretary-Treasurer
9/13/04 Jerri Wood, Special Assistant to the Political Director: re: Veterans for Kerry.
8/6/04 John Hiatt, General Counsel, re: Overtime pay regulations
9/8/04 Robert Pleasure, Executive Director for AFL/CIO Center for Working Capital on fall and winter Capital Stewardship Certificate Programs
From Local Unions and Councils
8/23/04, Steve Williamson, Executive Secretary of the King
County Labor Council on the Co-Op Miners struggle in
8/31/04 Geralyn Lutty, International Vice President and Director, Region 7-Northwestern, UFCW on grocery settlement.
9/1/04 Gordy Teller, Teamsters
Organizer, fax Labor Day rally in
9/16/04 Steve Williamson, Executive Secretary, King County Labor Council re: a series of pickets at VA Medical Centers.
8/25/05 Mark Ericks, Candidate for State Rep in 1st District, seeking support
8/20/04 Carol Whitehead, Superintendent, re thank you for attending No Child Left Behind discussion.
8/26/04 Janet Pope, Executive Director, The Interfaith Association of Snohomish County, thank you on contribution from Secretary-Treasurer.
8/30/04 Carl Zapora, President,
9/13/04 Edward F. Coyle, Executive
Undated, Children’s Campaign re: September 27th fundraiser at the home of Jim McDermott
AFSCME 1811PA: David Kurtz
AFSCME 1020: Eric Wiseman
AFT 1873: Gary Newlin
AFT 4254: D. J. Wilson
ATU 883: Don Shagam
IAM 130: David Volkmann
IAM 751A: Bob Neumann, Jason Redrup, Don Shove
IAM 751C:Rod Sigvartson
IBEW 46: John Fraine, Bill Mirand
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman
IBT 38: Tami Brady, Mike Campbell, Janine Dibble, Chuck Jewell, Leonard Kelley, Barry Lund, Rick Olson, Gary Schmitt
IUPAT DC 5:
LIUNA 292: Jim Smith
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild:
SEIU 775: Randall Downey
SEIU 1199NW: Jackie McGeachy
SPEEA: Tim Bond, Chris Glenn, Joe Lake, Mark Moshay, Alan Rice, Bob Rommel, Kurt Schuetz, David Simpson
UFCW 141, USNU:
UFCW 1105: Nancy Holland-Young, Paul Quaintance
AFSCME 1811CA: Jay Crockett, Jay Fraser, Patty Goins, Myrsa Montoya
AFT 772: Kim Mead
ATU 1576: Pat Connelly
IAFF 46: Tom Cobb, Tom Deckers, Robert Downey, Russell Jack
IAM 751C: Dave Brueher
IAM 751E: Ron Bradley
IAM 751F: Jackie Boschok, Judy Neumann, Duanne Roope
IBEW 77: Peg Chrisman
IBEW 191: Jeff Seibert
LIUNA 292: Dan O’Connor, Rodolfo Zavala
SEIU 925: Toni Bohan
Garth Luark, IAM 751
Susan Moreau, Director Puget Sound Labor Agency –