Local 596 Elections(February 4, 2022, Correspondence from OPSEU HQ)
Greetings to all members of Local 596
A virtual election was held on Wednesday February 23rd, 2022 at 4PM. The results of these elections are as follows:
Election for Local President
James McKay and Kella Loschiavo both ran for the position of President of Local 596
215 members voted
157 (73%) voted in Favor of Kella Loschiavo
58 (27%) voted in Favor of James McKay
Kella Loschiavo was declared the elected president by OPSEU obtaining 73% of the votes from the membership.
Election for Vice President
Megan Herrington and Elizabeth Mobeen both ran for the position of Vice President of Local 596
208 members voted
167 (80.3%) voted in Favor of Megan Herrington
41 (19.7%) voted in Favor of Elizabeth Mobeen
Megan Herrington was declared the elected president by OPSEU obtaining 80.3% of the votes from the membership.
Election for Treasurer
Only Grace He ran for Treasurer and thus was acclaimed.
Election for Recording Secretary
Only Jason Naughton ran for Recording Secretary and thus was acclaimed.
Elections for Trustees for the Local
There are two positions for the local for trustees. Only two individuals were nominated and accepted the nomination:
You can read the minutes of the OPSEU 596 Election held on February 23, 2022 here.