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Nominations & Local Elections for DOT / FAA Local 524
Law Enforcement Officers Security Union LEOSU-DC, LEOS-PBA
Please Note we Will be having TWO (2) Separate Locals for both DOT & FAA
In accordance with ARTICLE XVIII NATIONAL UNION / LOCAL UNION / DIVISION / AFFILIATE BY-LAWS
Section 2. Each National Union, Local Union, Division, and/or Affiliate shall have a minimum of at least three (3) elected officers and a maximum of eight (8) elected officers. The following Executive Officers shall be established: President, Executive Vice President, Vice Presidents, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary-Treasurer, and one (1) to three (3) Trustees.
The term of office shall be for three (3) years.
Eligibility to Run For Officer
ARTICLE XVIII - NATIONAL UNION / LOCAL UNION / DIVISION / AFFILIATE BY-LAWS
(a) Every member in good standing shall be entitled to vote in all Union elections.
ARTICLE VI MEMBERSHIP
Section 4. “Member” and “membership” in good standing shall mean one who pays all lawful dues, initiation fees and who has not had his membership status affected pursuant to Article XIV and for nomination purposes has fulfilled the requirements of Article XVIII Section 4.
If you’re not a dues paying member at this time and you would like to seek office and/or vote in this election you must first become a dues paying member in good standing in accordance with Article VI Membership. Which means you must sign a dues checkoff card to be eligible to either nominate yourself, run for office or vote in this Local Union election and pay all of your back dues plus an initiation fee.
At this time we are opening nominations for the following positions:
President__________________________________ One Position
Executive Vice President______________________ One Position
Vice Presidents______________________________ One (1) to three (3) positions
Recording Secretary__________________________ One Position
Financial Secretary-Treasurer__________________ One Position
Trustee_______________________________One (1) to three (3) Trustees.
Please note: The Trustee position will be limited to one (1) position if all of the other positions maximize.
Hector Fajardo, Calvin Wells, and Milton Bratton has been appointed to act as your election committee.
Notice of nomination form has already been be posted on our website @ https://www.leospbadc.org/local-524 and also sent by email to all officers on 5/24/202.
Anyone seeking the nomination of such positions as noted above can do so by visiting our website @ https://www.leospbadc.org/local-524 and completing our online form.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN ONLY RUN FOR ONE OFFICE WITHIN YOUR LOCAL. Nominations will be open on Thursday June 8th 2023, until Friday June 16th 2023. Should a number of officers seek the same position other than Vice Presidents and Trustees then an online election will be held starting on Monday June 19th, 2023 through the close of business 5PM on Friday June 23rd. Should there be no opposition the results will be posted after the nominations close on June 17th 2023 on the Union website as well as emailed to each members current email on file and the swearing in of officers will take place shortly after.
Nominations for Shop Stewards @ each location both DOT / FAA
If you have decided NOT to run for an elected position as noted above and wish to be a shop steward @ your location you must be a member in good standing as noted above. We are seeking Shop stewards on all 3 shifts at all locations. You may apply online @ https://www.leospbadc.org/local-524
LEOSU-DC / NUSPO
If you have any questions please contact any of our full-time Law Enforcement Officers Security Union LEOSU-DA, United Federation LEO-PBA representatives Milton Bratton @ 540-446-4956, Hector Fajardo @ 718-313-2430, Calvin Wells @ 516-530-0999 or Brikener Jean-Giles (Brother B) @ 347-595-5422, Steve Maritas 202-486-8558, anytime or myself Charles Chip Strebeck @ 908-413-3285.
Charles Chip Strebeck
United Federation LEOS-PBA President