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NALC national election results announced

The National Election Committee, appointed at the 72nd Biennial Convention in Chicago to conduct the election of national officers for NALC for four-year terms, has announced the results. 

Here are the results, listed in ballot order. Winners are highlighted in italics. Note that voting for the regional national business agent offices was limited to NALC members in good standing from the respective regions: 



—Brian L. Renfroe, Hattiesburg, MS Br. 938: 31,415 

—David Noble, Washington, DC Br. 142: 11,293 

Executive Vice President 

—Maureen Valadie, Central Florida Br. 1091: 12,269 

—Kenneth R. Gibbs Jr., South Florida Br. 1071: 8,846 

—Paul Barner, Roswell, GA Br. 4862: 21,206 


—Cie Sharp, Long Island Mgd., NY Br. 6000: 7,887 

—Nicole Rhine, Lincoln, NE Br. 8: 34,454 

Director of Retired Members 

—Linda Kellam Mann, Minneapolis, MN Br. 9: 14,852 

—Daniel Toth, Lorain, OH Br. 583: 27,348 

Director of Life Insurance 

—William E. Boone, Greater East Bay, CA Br. 1111: 13,017 

—James W. Yates, Long Island Mgd., NY Br. 6000: 29,019 

Director, Health Benefit Plan 

—Matthew Webster, Cleveland, OH Br. 40: 9,569 

—Stephanie Stewart, Central Iowa Mgd. Br. 352: 32,652 

National Trustees (three positions) 

—Charles P. Heege, New York, NY Br. 36: 24,124 

—Lawrence D. Brown Jr., Los Angeles, CA Br. 24: 27,367 

—Dorothy Kay Hall, Wenatchee, WA Br. 1350: 17,503 

—Sandra D. Laemmel, Detroit, MI Br. 1: 27,927 

—Rolando Rodriguez, Indianapolis, IN Br. 39: 13,087 

—Francisco Jose Cabrera, Greater East Bay, CA Br. 1111: 11,116 

Region 1 NBA 

—Markeisha Lewis, Garden Grove, CA Br. 1100: 2,911 

—Calvin Brookins, Van Nuys, CA Br. 2462: 2,011 

Region 9 NBA 

—Eddie Davidson, Durham, NC Br. 382: 3,070 

—Don Lyerly, West Coast Florida Br. 1477: 1,796 


The election was conducted by mail ballot and administered by Survey and Ballot Systems, an independent party, following the requirements of the NALC Constitution and the regulations of the U.S. Department of Labor and subject to oversight by the NALC National Election Committee. 

Official election instructions were included with all ballots mailed to eligible NALC members. 

To be eligible to vote, a person was required to have been a regular member of the NALC and in good standing as of June 1, 2022. 

Preparation and mailing of ballots began on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Returned ballots were picked up by the Election Committee at 5 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, Oct. 21. Counting of ballots began the following day. 

Candidates for vice president, assistant secretary-treasurer, director of city delivery, director of safety and health, and 13 of the 15 national business agent (NBA) positions were unopposed and elected by consent at the Chicago convention. The installation of NALC’s 28 elected national officers will take place in Washington, DC, on Saturday, Dec. 17.   

The Election Committee, as appointed by President Fredric Rolando, is made up of Paul Roznowski, Royal Oak, MI Br. 3126 (chairman); Christa Abraham, Minneapolis, MN Br. 9; Eric Lomax, Jamaica, NY Br. 562; Rod Holub, Manhattan, KS Br. 1018; Delano Wilson, Silver Spring, MD Br. 2611; Antonia Shields, Birmingham, AL Br. 530; Ethel Ford, Houston, TX Br. 283; Tom Dlugolenski, Syracuse, NY Br. 134; Jeannette Triana, South Florida Br. 1071; Brian Wiggins, Seattle, WA Br. 79; and Andy Weiner, Jamaica, NY Br. 562. 

Click here to review the certified election results. Click here to read the official summary book.