Nominations for 2014 Letter Carrier of the Year
Nominations for the Oregon State Association Letter Carrier of the Year are now being accepted. To qualify
for nomination the Letter Carrier, active or retired, must be a member in good standing and active in the NALC. They must also be active in their community and be of "good character" and giving of themselves.
Prior recipients have shown that the qualities of leadership exists everywhere in our state and not only with branch officers, stewards
or other elected positions. There are many letter carriers within our state association that have the qualities to be nominated and are worthy of this award. Let's hear from you.
Letters of nomination need to include information about the nominee such as activities, organizations they are involved with, dates of service and reasons why you feel they are deserving of the award.
The letter can come from individuals, a branch or a group of individuals. Please tell us who these nominees are and a contact number that the committee can reach you at.
Nominations must be received by February 28, 2014. The committee will meet to discuss rhe nominations in early March. The award will be presented at the Oregon State Convention banquet Saturday April 26, 2014 in Coos Bay, Oregon.
The committee consists of the three Letter Carriers of the Year. Kevin Mckinstry 2013, Karon Carlson 2012 and Sue Canfield 2011. Please send your nominations ASAP to the committee chair: Sue CanfIeld 10045 SW Kent Place, Tigard, Or. 97224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If anyone has sent in a prior nomination in the last 5 years you may send an update to me as well. Thanks!
Oregon NALC "ON THE AIR @ KSKQ 89.5 FM
Sister Denise Brooks, President Branch 1433 and OSA Secretary Treasurer, and Treasurer Branch 1433 Brother Richard Strahm, spent part of their morning on the air.
They were on the air with Wes Brain on the Brain Labor Report show on radio station KSKQ 89.5 FM Ashland Oregon. Good stuff, Great job Denise and Richard. Listen to them on the show here...
Oregon NALC Branch Presidents!
OSA Director of Education, Jerry Fitzsimmons needs to know who and how many members you are sending to Steward College. If he hasn't contacted you and you want to send someone please contact him.
Steward College is April 06, through the 10th 2014. This is class 4 of a 4 year course (the end of the course). With that said if you have Stewards who you think are ready for anything we can throw at them then for all means send them.
Also if you have Stewards who need year 4 to complete the training to become a Certified region 2 Steward get in contact with Jerry.
Jerry's contact info: Phone # 503-493-5903 Email: email@example.com