At the July 2019 General Membership Meeting, the following candidates for APWU National Office were endorsed by the Portland, Oregon Area Local :
Elizabeth “Liz” Powell – Secretary-Treasurer
Omar Gonzalez – Western Regional Coordinator
Anna Smith – Organization Director
Susan “Sue” Carney – Human Relations Director
Louis Kingsley Jr–National Business Agent,Maintenance Division,Western Region
Sarah Rodriguez –Health Plan Director
In addition, it should be noted the Executive Board of the Portland, Oregon Area Local endorsed Vance Zimmerman for Industrial Relations Director.
All members are reminded that ballots will be in the mail next week and must be received at the return PO Box by the posted due date. The Postmark does not count!
In addition to the ballot, members eligible to vote in this election will receive an election booklet, that includes written statements from the candidates. Members are encouraged to review the statements and familiarize themselves with the candidates.
Lastly, all members are reminded to VOTE. To encourage members to vote in this election, the Local has requested that the National Election Committee conduct a drawing on our behalf. One winner shall be chosen from all Portland, OR Area Local members who cast ballots in this election.
The prize – $1000.00.