Initially an involuntary transfer was my motivation to become involved, however, working on the apparatus committee as well as the EMS committee strengthened my resolve to advocate for all of the members of the department.
Responsible for day to day operations of the organization as well as advocating for responsible legislation that will benefit the health, safety and well being for the entire membership.Contact Dabney Hudson
Chairman of the Board
Preside over all Board of Directors Meetings
Handle all pay issues with the department
Handle all PFC issues
Also work with all Executive board members on many other issues
I was always interested in being involved with negotiations of our contracts, rights for members and working conditions, and making sure our members are treated and represented fairly.
Member Discipline and other Assigned Duties.
My Grandfather was president of his local Carpenter’s Union. The importance of Labor as an advocate for workers was ingrained in me from a very young age. The importance of Local 36 was emphasized to me from my early days on the job and active members of Local 36 encouraged me to get involved with the Union. We are stronger together.
COPA, Collective Bargaining, Employee Grievances, day to day issues affecting the Local.Contact David Hoagland
To serve and assist the membership in work place safety and obtaining life long retirement and health benefits.
To receive all monies of the Local from the Secretary giving him/her a receipt therefore. To pay all approved bills against the Local on vouchers signed by the President and Secretary. To maintain an accurate record of receipts and disbursements. To act as Treasurer on all Committees.
Wanted to be more involved in our Job.
Keep Records (BOD Minutes , Membership Data base, Shop Steward list)
Maintain the Unions official seal
Maintain Election results
Coordinator for members benefits (Dental, Optical, Pre Paid legal)
Work with IAFF Staff to maintain membership data base
Obituary notices for member
Walter Webb asked me to do a project gathering the names and dates of all the members who had recieved bronze/silver/gold awards. Shortly after, there were some drastic changes that were impacting the membership that I felt we needed to stand up against and make sure the members voices were heard.
Manage building and association IT needs
Manage association social media
During meetings the sergeant at arms keeps order
Sets up the venue before the meeting starts and checks that everything is in order before other members arrive