Why am I running?
The reason I am running is I wouldn’t feel right retiring and walking away with Local 290 in the bad shape it is in and most of the members don’t know it. If you will read the Issues you can see we have very serious ones facing us and where I stand on those issues.
I have seen the divisions in our local and I reached out last October to Dennis Mask, Joe Neely and John Kimberling who have stood up for our members. We have formed a team from diverse backgrounds with the common objective of putting our Local back on the path of inclusiveness. Our team with a group of members formed Coalition For A Better 290 with the goal of unifying this membership last April.
2016 Dennis and I attended the Springfield, Salem, Medford, Redmond and Portland’s area Christmas parties last year and plan to attend all of them again this year, 2017 Campaign Planning Meeting 4/9/17 in Hillsboro, Campaign [...]