Guild notice of meeting to receive nominations 2013

A Message to Members of Pacific Media Workers Guild, TNG-CWA Local 3951

All Local and unit officers of the Pacific Media Workers Guild, TNG-CWA Local 39521, are up for election.

Nominations opened October 19, and will remain open until nominations are closed at the November 23, 2013 EC/RA/General Membership meeting. Click here for notice or copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: Click here for a copy of the Nomination Form.

Unit meetings will be held to ensure all members have a chance to nominate or seek nomination for office.

If any positions are contested, a mail-ballot election will be conducted in December.

All terms are for two years, starting Jan. 1, 2014.

Only members in good standing may vote, nominate candidates or stand for election. Please make sure your membership is current. If you have any doubts, contact your unit officer, shop steward, or contact the Local office at 415-421-6833 or

Here are the current Local 39521 officeholders:

Executive Officer: Carl Hall

President: Niesha Gates

First Vice President: Lucy Flores

Vice President-CFI: Mike Ferreira

Vice President-California: Rick Knee (interim)

Vice President-Hawaii: Derrick DePledge

Secretary: Steve Stallone

Treasurer: Michelle Caplette (interim)

Unit chairs, vice chairs, unit secretaries and Representative Assembly delegates, and Convention and Sector officers and delegates, also will be up for election.

Nomination forms and information on election procedures will be available following the Oct. 19, 2013 Executive Committee meeting. Check for details online at

Together, we are building a dynamic, growing union of media workers, language professionals and union staff within CWA. Please take your membership rights and responsibilities seriously.

And don’t forget to VOTE!


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Michael Applegate

Pacific Media Workers Executive Officer