NAGE Local R14-139
March 8, 2018
Nominations for the offices of President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary, and are now being accepted by Election Officer James Rucidlo. All nominations must be made by 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2018, on Nomination Forms and Nomination Acceptance Forms provided by Election Officer Rucidlo. Additional forms may be received by contacting the Election Officer or downloading from the NAGE website at www.nagefederal.org/veterans-affairs/army-navy-air-force.
Forms must be returned to Election Officer Rucidlo by 12 p.m. on March 27, 2018, by mailing to James Rucidlo, NAGE, 159 Burgin Parkway, Quincy, MA, 02169; by fax to James Rucidlo, 617-472-7566; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Election Officer Rucidlo can be reached by phone at 617-376-7266. Nominations received after 12 p.m. on March 27, 2018, will not be valid.
Candidates for office must be members in good standing for one (1) year as of March 8, 2018. All members in good standing may nominate a candidate for any office. A person nominated for more than one position must select the office of his or her choice; no person may run for or hold more than one office. The term of office is three (3) years. Write-in ballots and absentee ballots will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of a member making any nomination to ensure that his/her nominee returns a Nomination Acceptance Form by March 27, 2018. If you know of any member who did not receive this Notice, please contact Election Officer Rucidlo at 617-376-7266.
Ballots for the election of officers will be mailed to all members on or about March 29, 2018. To be eligible to vote, you must be a member in good standing as of March 27, 2018. Ballots will be picked up from the U.S. Post Office, located at 194 Eastlawn Ave, Suite B in St. Robert, Missouri, at 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018, and will be tallied immediately thereafter in Suite H within the same building. Members are welcome to attend the collection and tally of ballots.
Nomination Acceptance Form
NAGE Local R14-8
February 20, 2018
President Collins, Theresa ___WINNER________
Harjo, Gary __________________
Schwanz, Steven __________________
Vice President Savoie, Christopher ___UNOPPOSED___
Treasurer Merriman, Robert ___UNOPPOSED___
Secretary Corbett, Tiffiny ___WINNER_______
Stemmons, Amber __________________
Chief Shop Steward Jones, Beverly ___UNOPPOSED___
NAGE Dept. of VA Resources
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DO NOT CONTACT MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ON OFFICIAL DUTY TIME, USING A GOVERNMENT PHONE, ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, OR USING GOVERNMENT EQUIPMENT INCLUDING GOVERNMENT EMAIL ADDRESSES.
The House will be considering anti-VA employee bill, the Veterans, Employees, Taxpayers, Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 1461) which will:
Click to read NAGE National President David J. Holway's letter to the House opposing H.R. 1461
Tell Your Congressperson to vote NO to H.R. 1461
- Places a cap on official time use by any local union official employed by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs as low as 25 percent, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary;
- Prohibits any local union official who earns more than $100,000.000 annually from using any official time, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary;
- Forbids local union officials from contacting members of Congress while on official time, even if the contact is in regard to whistleblowing protection; and
- Extends the probationary period of new hires at the VA from 12 to 24 months.