Snohomish County Labor Council

Minutes of the Meeting of July 25, 2012


The meeting was called to order at 6:03 PM by Vice President Redrup. The flag salute and meeting purpose reading following. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as posted.




      AFSCME 109E: Sheryl Barker, Sean Hare, Curtis Jasper, Beverly Riley, Judy Wahl

      AFSCME 113: Dan Packard

      IFPTE 17: Kathy Pierson

      OPEIU 8: Tracy Hoffman, Jennifer Moore, John OKeefe

M/S/C to seat the delegate who was present. Kathy Pierson, IFPTE 17 was present and sworn in as a delegate.




   Sec. Treas. Sells reported that the Solidarity Day game at the Everett AquaSox is scheduled for August 9th. He noted that the Council is still in need of affiliate donations to help fund the event.

   Trustee Leonard Kelley solicited the need for people to turn out for Labor/Neighbor this Saturday.

   Michele Stelovich, Northwest Washington Labor Council, gave delegates an update on the Gateway Terminal Project in Whatcom County. She also discussed the need for callers on the Labor/Neighbor phone banks.




Contract Negotiations—Bob Rommel, SPEEA, reported that they are in the middle of negotiations for a contract for 20,000 members at Boeing. They will be getting a health care proposal tomorrow.

  Patty Ceis, ATU 1576, stated that no complete proposal has come forward from Community Transit yet. They are being asked to give a 20% contribution to their medical.


Other Local Activities—Jim Imhof, AFSCME 113, reported on efforts to get members out to local meetings. There next meeting is an outing scheduled for Langus Park with a barbecue.

  Leonard Kelley, IBT 231, reported that his local would be doing a booth at the Skagit County Fair.






M/S/C to purchase a table at the United Way Spirit of Snohomish County breakfast in September. Cost is $300.00




Vice President Redrup reported that the Labor Committee at United Way would have a table at Solidarity Night. The committee is looking at their next projects including how to deal with hardship case issues. They have been involved with some ramps. In addition, the Letter Carriers Food Drive and Toys for Tots will continue to be a part of what they will working on.

  Rep. Mike Sells reported on some of the information he had received on the Gateway Terminal and its impact on local Snohomish County communities. He also reported on the recent Joint House/Senate Labor Committee meeting he co-chaired with Senator Kohl-Welles on unemployment. He encouraged delegates to skim through the TVW recording of the meeting on their web site.


The meeting was adjourned at 6:35 PM


Respectfully submitted,



Mike Sells, Secretary-Treasurer



AFSCME 109: Polagaya McLaughlin


AFSCME 109S: No Delegate

AFSCME 113: Jim Imhof, Cameron Johnson

AFSCME 1811:



AFSCME 1811JPD: No Delegate

AFSCME 1811JS: No Delegate


AFSCME 1811S: No Delegate

AFSCME 435: No Delegate

AFSCME 881: No Delegate


AFSCME 1020: Eric Wiseman

AFSCME 2753: No Delegate

AFSCME 2964: No Delegate

AFT 772: Mike Sells

AFT 1873:

APWU 484: No Delegate

ATU 883: No Delegate

ATU 1576: Patty Ceis

GCIU 767M: No Delegate

IAFF 46:

IAFF 1984: No Delegate

IAFF 2694: No Delegate

IAM 130:

IAM 751A:  Lester Mullen, Jason Redrup

IAM 751C:

IAM 751E:

IAM 751F:

IATSE 15: John Lammon

IBEW 46:

IBEW 77:

IBEW 89:

IBEW 191: Damien Fisher, Devyn Johanson, Darrel McLaughlin

IBT 38: Janine Dibble

IBT 174: No Delegate

IBT 231: Leonard Kelley

IBT 763: No Delegate


IUOE 302:

IUPAT DC 5: Greg Flatmo

IW 86: No Delegate

LIUNA 292: Dan Christofferson, Chris Glenn, Doug Scott

NALC 791:


Pac NW Newspaper Guild: No Delegate

Plumbers and Pipefitters 26: No Delegate

PTE 17: Kathy Pierson

SEIU 6: No Delegate

SEIU 925: No Delegate

SEIU 1199NW: No Delegate

SMIU 66: No Delegate

SPEEA: Bob Rommel, David Simpson

UBC 70: Guy Johnson, Ed Triezenberg

UFCW 141, USNU: No Delegate

UniteHere: No Delegate

Wash Tech / CWA: Rennie Sawade






Excused Absences

AFSCME 948: Randy Kurtz

AFT 772: Kim Mead

IAM 130: Ron Harrell

IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman

IBT 231: Rich Ewing

NALC 791: Bob James

SPEEA: Lynn Burow, Sandy Hastings