December 2017 General Membership Meeting
The fifth and final WBNG General Membership meeting of 2017 will convene at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the local’s Washington office, 1225 I Street NW (two blocks north of Metro Center). The meeting will be highlighted by the Front Page Awards ceremonies, and will be staged concurrently with the last Executive Council meeting of the year.

2017-2019 WBNG Executive Council 

Localwide Officers (4)

President: Robert Struckman (AFL-CIO)
Vice President: Elise Bryant (At-Large)
Treasurer: Tim Fitzgerald (American Postal Workers Union)
Secretary: David DeJesus (Washington Post)

Localwide At-Large delegates (5)

Jazmin Gargoum (At-Large)
Gabe Gonzalez (AFL-CIO)
Mark Gruenberg (At-Large)
Matt Losak (At-Large)
Mark Pattison (Catholic News Service)

Small Units “unit” delegates (6)

Unit Chair: Ed Fortney (Local 500 SEIU)
Unit Vice Chair: Chris Stergalas (Working America)
Keith Barnes (At-Large)
Lauren Byers (AFT-NEROP)
Seth Dietz (Local 500 SEIU)
Renato Mendoza (CASA de Maryland)
Sam Nelson (Jobs with Justice)

Unit chairs at shops (7) with more than 50 dues-paying Guild members

Scott Dance (Baltimore Sun, Unit Chair)
Yvette De La Cruz (AFL-CIO, Unit Chair)
Laura Francis (Bloomberg-BNA, Unit Chair)
Freddy Kunkle (Washington Post, Unit Co-Chair)
Sheila Lindsay (American Nurses Association, Unit Chair)
Mikhail Romanov (UFCW, Unit Chair)
Karma Zurkhang (Radio Free Asia, Unit Chair)

Additional delegates, from shops (2) with more than 200 members

Benjamin Cooper (Bloomberg-BNA)
*Vacant (Washington Post)