November 17, 2018 – General Membership Meeting Minutes

Present:  Unknown.

Subject: Nominees for Local Office, At-Large, Delegates to Sector Conference & CWA Convention & the ERC

I am sending forth the information for those who were nominated and will send forward the minutes from this weekend’s GM & EC meetings later this week. Please review the list of those who were nominated for the 4 elected local office position, at-large and delegates to the TNG-CWA Sector Conference and CWA Convention.

I would ask that each of you review the Local Bylaws as they pertain to the petition and notice period to the full membership announcing those who have been nominated to elected position to ensure we are following the proper procedures, and are in line with the petition period for those members who may also have an interest in running for an elected office. Thank you

The following individuals were nominated for the following positions for
Local Officers:

For the office of President:   Steve Cook, BBNA

For the office of Vice President:  Elise Bryant, At-Large

For the office of Treasurer:  Tim Fitzgerald, APWU
                                               Justin Moyer, Washington Post

For the office of Secretary:  Dave DeJesus, Washington Post
                                               Joel Gratz, AFL-CIO

Position for the 5 At-Large seats, the following members were nominated:

Hau Chu, Post; Jazmin Gargoum, At-Large; Joel Gratz; AFL-CIO; Gabe Gonzalez, AFL-CIO; LaTisha Harvy, BBNA; Fatima Hussein, BBNA; Sheila Lindsay, ANA; Matt Losak, At-Large; Katie Mettler, Post; Robert Struckman, AFL-CIO; and Michelle Wang, RFA

The following delegates were also nominated to attend the 2019 TNG-CWA Sector Conference. The General Membership elected to send 10 delegates:
Elise Bryant
Steve Cook
David DeJesus
Tim Fitzgerald
Joel Gratz
Mark Gruenberg
Sheila Lindsay
Justin Moyer
Cet Parks
Mark Pattison

The following delegates were nominated to attend the 2019 CWA Convention. The General Membership elected to send 7 delegates:
Steve Cook
Elise Bryant
David DeJesus
Tim Fitzgerald
Joel Gratz
Justin Moyer
Cet Parks

The following members were nominated to serve on the 2019 – 2020 (please refer to the Local Bylaws regarding the “naming” of members to serve on this committee):

Peter Brusoe, BBNA
Amanda Erickson, Washington Post
Tiffany Heath, AFL-CIO
Amy Lampkin, AFL-CIO
Tammy Madison, BBNA
Sam Nelson, JWJ
Mark Pattison, CNS

Nancy Banks will send out notification to all nominees who will have 7 days to respond to their acceptance or declining of said nominations.

The next GM meeting is to be held Thursday, January 31 @7pm in the DC office.