Minutes of 4/28/2021 SICLC Delegates Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 6:03 PM by President Jason Redrup
The pledge of allegiance was conducted, and the President’s Message was read.
MMSA – February Minutes by the delegation
MMSA – March Minutes by the delegation
The following people were present and sworn in.
Susanne Woodward, UFCW 21
President Redrup announced that he was retiring and stepping down as President effective at the end of this meeting. He added that it is not for health reasons but that it was time for him to move on after 17 years as a delegate.
Secretary-Treasurer Kelley reported on Trade Up scheduled for May 19th at Marysville High School was going to be postponed until September due to Covid. Kelley also reported that the UFCW 21 was going to be holding pickets with the nurses and that the information for turning out and support of them would be emailed out. He shared also that the AFL-CIO is putting on phone banks calling senators who have not signed on to the PRO Act and encouraged delegates to volunteer. He added that Delegates would be receiving additional emails as part of a three-day course of action supporting the PRO Act.
Secretary Treasurer Kelley reported on the COPE screening committee and the process before proceeding with the recommendations.
Endorsements: The COPE Committee recommends the following candidates, recommendations
come with a motion and a second.
· Jared Mead, Snohomish County Council #4, motion passed
· Charlotte Murry, Stanwood Camano School District #2, motion passed
· Alicia Crank, Edmonds City Council #1, motion passed
· Will Chen, Edmonds City Council #2, motion passed
· Liz Vogeli, Everett City Council #4, motion passed
· Mary Fosse, Everett City Council #1, motion passed
· Don Schwab, Everett City Council #3, motion passed
Reports of Unions:
Teresa Johnson, IBEW 89: Reported they go their first 2 negotiation dates set with Ziply Fiber
Laurel Blaine, IATSE 15: Reported Rhino lost their contract with Live Nation and the new company is union friendly. She added that she had bad news about Tom McConnell, a delegate for many years had passed away at the beginning of April.
Anthony Cantu, UFCW 21: Reported on negotiations with Providence are not going well, so they were taking it to the streets and hope that the delegates can support.
Susanne Woodard, UFCW 21: Reported she was trying to incorporate labor education in Island County, she added she has been helping with the vaccine clinic in Coopeville.
Debbie Gath, IBT 38: Reported that they were working to get hazard pay for grocery workers throughout all the cities in the county.
Steve Chandler, IBT 38: Thanked Jason for all his years of service, and added they were in negotiations with Coca Cola and Crown Distributing, which they had just rejected for the membership on the latest proposal. Also, negotiating Everett Steel and Lynnwood Republic Garbage Services.
Paul Galovin, UBC 70: Reported they have purged their apprenticeship list and need more.
42 participants tonight.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:47 PM
Michael Hall, IBEW 89
Adrian Noel. UFCW 21
Michael Schreck, IBEW 191
John Traynor, IBEW 191
Caprii Nakihei, IBT 38
Mike Llewellyn, LIUNA 292
Dan Murphy, AFSCME 1020
Steve Chandler, IBT 38
Stasia Porter, IBT 38
Susanne Murphy, SPEEA 2001
Steve Kofahl, AFGE 3937
Anthony Cantu, UFCW 21
Paul Galovin, UBC 70
Teresa Johnson, IBEW 89
Benjamin Briles, SPEEA 2001
Jason Redrup, IAM 751A
Debby Lippincott, RPEC
Polagaya McLaughlin, AFSCME 109
Mitchell Christian, IAM 751F
Kristin Rohrenbach, UW/ WashTEC
Wes Heard, IAM 751A
Joe Ruth, IAM 751C
Dan Verda, IBEW 191 – Retired
Shane Van Pelt, IAM 751F
Ryan Johnson, IBT 38
Gunnar Birkeland, IBT 231
Al Cummins, IUOE 302
Maria Goodall, UFCW 21
John Klosterman, IBT 38
Deborah Gath, IBT 38
Evan Wipf, SPEEA 2001
Laurel Blaine, IATSE 15
David Simpson, SPEEA Retired
Billy Wallace, LIUNA 292
Bryan Johnson, IW 86
Gary Kanter, AFM 76-493
Leonard Kelley, AFM 76-493
Wendy Garrett-Drake, IBT 38
Jim DeCaro, IBEW 46
Suzanne Woodard, UFCW 21
Michael Holman, AFSCME 948