Candidates for Board of Directors 2018

Delegates to the 2018 SEA/SEIU Local 1984 convention will be asked to vote on candidates for numerous positions on the Board of Directors. The following candidates submitted self-nomination forms by the deadline of Sept. 20, ensuring their names will be printed on the ballot. Nominations are accepted from the floor, however those members nominated from the floor would need to run as write-in candidates.

1st Vice President

(One position for the remainder of two-year term)

Mary Fields

Chapter 45

Mary Fields

Mary Fields

Remarks about other activities or qualifications: I have served on the Board of Directors for over 3 1/2 years. I’m currently the VP for chapter 45 and was previously the President for the chapter. I’m the labor chair for the DHHS LMC and also sit on 2 other LMCs. I’ve been a steward for over 10 years and have served on various committees.


Director

(State, three positions, three-year term)

Germano Martins

Chapter 45

Germano Martins

Germano Martins

Remarks about other activities or qualifications: I have been a SEA member 30 years. I am currently member of the Political Education Committee, Retirement Committee, and serve as chair of the Resolutions Committee. I served at NH Retirement System as Trustee, 10 years, serving at the Member Benefits Committee, Legislative Committee and Audit Committee. I also serve as Board member at the International Institute of New England in Manchester, and as Board member at the Healthcare for the Homeless Clinic at New Horizons Homeless Shelter in Manchester. I believe it is our job to fight for an economy that works for everyone, not just the millionaires.

Mike Derderian

Chapter 54

Mikayla Bourque

Chapter 37

Remarks about other activities or qualifications: I would like to serve on the board again. I feel I can bring forward a different view.


Director

(Private sector, one position, three-year term)

No self-nominations


Director

(County and municipal, one position, three-year term)

Laura Drew

Chapter 52

Laura Drew

Laura Drew

Remarks about other activities or qualifications: I’m hoping to be part of and learn more about employee rights in the workplace. To be part of enacting change for the betterment of employees. I’m an avid supporter of employee rights and ability to directly address workplace concerns. I’m a Labor Management Committee member who encourages staff and administration communications to provide a healthy work environment. Also: Safety Committee member. Veteran. Participate in charity organizations such as Special Olympics and volunteer at Veterans for Child Rescue (V4CR) as a F.A.S.T Leader in Maine (also covering NH).  Recipient of the Meritorious Service Award, Life Saving and Officer of the Year. Instructor at NH Corrections Academy. American Jail Association Certified Jail Officer, CJO.

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