2016 Convention Delegates Nominated: Election to determine Delegates
Posted On: May 24, 2016
REDDING HQ – UPEC Members gathered at UPEC Local 792 Headquarters last night to nominate their Candidates for the 2016 LiUNA Delegate Convention in September.
UPEC President Mike Cottone opened the meeting with the flag salute and shortly thereafter turned the meeting over to LiUNA International Representative and Election Chairman Izaak Velez. Over 400 Local Unions will send delegates to the Convention to decide the future and elect the International Officers.
UPEC members nominated nine (9) candidates for consideration. The Local is allowed to send eight (8) delegates in addition to the Business Manager & Secretary-Treasurer.
UPEC Local 792 Election Judges, Stephanie Porrazzo (Shasta County), Paul Vaca (Sacramento County) and Gina Arthurs (Sacramento County) reviewed the credentials of the nominees and qualified all 9 candidates. The candidates are: Robin Lee, Leslie Stobbe, Mike Cottone, Steve Allen, Christine Perry, Ron Copeland, Steve Suske, Twyla Carpenter and Pam Power.
Election Ballots will be mailed to UPEC Local 792 members on June 7, 2016 and returned ballots will be counted on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10:00 am. The ballot count is open to all members.