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





Officer Reports:


President Report:


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 Report:


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.











New Business


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


Respectfully submitted.


Leonard Kelley




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