Minutes of 9/25/19 SICLC Delegates Meeting


The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by President Jason Redrup.

The pledge of allegiance was conducted, and the president’s message was read.

The Minutes from the August Meeting were approved.


The following people were present and sworn in.


John Dimas, SPEEA 2001

Evan Wipf, SPEEA 2001

Ralph Knutson, RPEC Chapter 6





Courtney Ramirez, UFCW Local 21; Gave an update on their current struggles with Providence Hospital. She stated that they will be conducting a strike vote soon and encouraged the delegates to contact the CEO and ask to give his employees a fair contract.


Secretary Treasurers Report:


·       Leonard gave an update on the Labor Day event and thanked all the volunteers.


·       He reminded the delegates of the upcoming class with Mark McDermott.


·       Leonard announced the we will be having a Labor Neighbor event on October 19th in Everett and in Stanwood and there is a need for volunteers


·       Also shared that there will be a rally on December 7th in Seattle commemorating the 20-year anniversary of the WTO rally.


·       Leonard added that we are looking for someone to fill the position on the Everett Housing Authority Board and we need volunteers that live in their jurisdiction.


New Business


Aunja Staymates, United Way Labor Liaison; Reported on the last United Way Labor Advisory Committee Meeting, stating only one person showed up. A discussion was had to try and determine when the best time to have the meeting was. The delegates decided to hold it right after our monthly delegates meeting. First Meeting will be, October 23rd, right after the Delegate Meeting.


Old Business


Motions that were made from the floor at the previous delegates meeting were brought back to the delegates for a vote.


April Berg, Candidate for Everett School Board: Motion Passed.


Joseph Busig, Candidate for Oak Harbor City Council: A motion was made and seconded to table this motion until further research of this race was complete. Motion to table passed.


Liz Vogeli, Candidate for Everett City Council: Motion Passed.


Reports of Unions:


Cynthia Robson, SEIU 1199NW:  Reported that in September they started on their 4th year of negotiations with Providence and that it has been frustrating.


Tom McConnell, IATSE 15: Reported that they had secure the Who concert on October 16th


Gary Kanter, AFM 76-493: Reported on his radio show “We Do the Work,” adding he would like to do a follow up on the issues with Providence Hospital.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:46 PM



Respectfully submitted


Leonard Kelley
















Gary Kanter, AFM 76-493

Polagaya McLaughlin, AFSCME 109 (Excused)

Angela Guadamuz, AFSCME 1811CA

Tyler Verda, AFSCME 1811CA

Chris Dunphy, AFSCME 1811CA

Anna Gavin, AFSCME 1811CA

Dan Murphy, AFSCME 1020

Troy Stansel-Garner, AFSCME 1020

John Sainz, ATU 1576 (Excused)

Brian Butler, IAM 751A

Jason Redrup, IAM 751A

Wes Heard, IAM 751A (Excused)

Michael Hill, IAM 751C (Excused)

Denise Strike, IAM 751F

Shane VanPelt, IAM 751F

Tom McConnell, IATSE 15

James DeCaro, IBEW 46

Matthew Kirby, IBEW 46

Christine Reid, IBEW 77

Teresa Johnson, IBEW 89

Karen Tegard, IBEW 89

Gary Kemp, IBEW 191

Debbie Gath, IBT 38 (Excused)

Michael Boe, IBT 117

Bill Albin, IUOE 302

Al Cummins, IUOE 302

Rick Cunningham, IUOE 302

Bryan Johnson, IA 86

Chris Glenn, LIUNA 292

Doug Scott, LIUNA 292

Mike Llewellyn, LIUNA 292

Larry Montgomery, LIUNA 292

Nallely Flores, OPEIU 8

Justin Palachuck, OPCMIA 528

Joseph Neff, OPCMIA 528

Steven Peloquin, OPCMIA 528

Kathy Pierson, ProTec 17

Cynthia Robson, SEIU 1199NW

Susanne Murphy, SPEEA 2001

Nikolas Geiselman, SPEEA 2001

Mohammed Khan, SPEEA 2001

Paul Galovin, UBC 70