Due to resignations in AFA Council 30 Anchorage, Vice President Lisa Pinkston became Local Executive Council (LEC) president of Council 30 ANC on August 1, 2015, pursuant to Article III.C.5.a.(1) [Local Council and Local Executive Councils à Local Council Officers à Council Officer Vacancies] of the AFA-CWA Constitution & Bylaws (C&B).
Pursuant to Article III.C.5.c.(3) [Local Council and Local Executive Councils à Local Council Officers à Council Officer Vacancies] of the AFA-CWA C&B, a special officer election was held to fill vacancies for the positions of Council 30 ANC vice president and secretary. The special election ended at 8am ADT this morning – August 6, 2015. The certified election results are as follows:
Vice President: Karen Ferrell
Secretary: Laura Rueckert
The officers will complete the current term in election Category III that began on January 1, 2014, and will run through December 31, 2016. Nominations and elections are governed by procedures outlined in Article VIII [Nomination and Election of Officers] and the AFA Policy Manual in the AFA-CWA C&B.
The Master Executive Council (MEC) congratulates the officers-elect and we sincerely thank the former officers who served our union and those who stepped forward to run in the election.
Your MEC –Jeffrey Peterson, Brian Palmer, Yvette Gesch, Lisa Pinkston, Laura Masserant, Cathy Gwynn, Sandra Morrow and Stephen Couckuyt