Metro Washington Council delegates on Monday night nominated Jackie Jeter to serve as President. If elected at next month's meeting as expected (she's the only candidate), Jeter (right), who's president of ATU Local 689, will be the Metro Council's first female president. "I'm tremendously excited at the chance to work with the Council's leadership to improve the lives of working people across the metro region," Jeter told Union City. "Together with our new Executive Director and the dynamic combination of new blood and experienced hands on the Board, I know we'll achieve great things." The election will be held at the March 21 Council meeting. See below for other Board nominees.
The other Board nominees are: 1st VP: Gino Renne, UFCW 1994 MCGEO; 2nd VP: Andrew Washington, AFSCME Council 20; 3rd VP: Sandra Falwell, DCNA; Secretary: Dena Briscoe, APWU 140; Treasurer: Eric Bunn, AFGE District 14; Board members: Jim Griffin, IBEW 1900; Steve Courtien; DC 51/CHOICE; Chuck Clay, IATSE 22; Dan Dyer, OPEIU 2; Carl Goldman, AFSCME Council 26; Don Havard, IUOE 99; Larry Greenhill Sr, IBEW 26; Doris Reed, ASASP; Ed Smith, IAFF 36; Dave Richardson, AFGE 12; John Shields, SMART 100; Cynthia Collins, SEIU 400-PG; Mike Flood, AFSCME 2921; Aaron Bast, Iron 5; Jaime Contreras, SEIU 32BJ; Liz Davis, WTU 6; Trustees: Mark Federici, UFCW 400; Dan Fields, SEIU 722; Tommy Ratliff, Teamsters 639.
photo at left: Elections Committee Chair Mike Murphy (IUOE 99) conducts the Board nominations process; photo by Chris Garlock/Union City