2016 Convention

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2016 Convention Election Results

At Saturday’s convention, the election committee certified results for the following new officers. The terms of office will run from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.

Executive Officers
President – Donna M. Chiera
Treasurer – Joseph D. Amabile
Secretary – Lucye Millerand
Executive Vice President Higher Education – Sue Tardi
Executive Vice President Prekindergarten to 12 – Robert Barbier

Prekindergarten to 12 Division Vice Presidents
Larry Bello
Leslie Correa
Michael Dixon
Princess Hogue
Michael Iovino
Stacey Lemongelli
Patricia Paradiso
Robin Pinckney-St.…

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2016 ConventionAFTNJ News

2016 Convention and Legislative Conference Schedules

Friday April 8

3:00-7:00 PM Registration

4:00-5:30 – Issue to Message: Janet Bass, AFT Deputy Director, Communications

6:00-9:00 – Welcome, Dinner

Presentation – Setting the Agenda:  Ed Muir, Manager, AFT Research and Strategic Initiatives

National Update:  Honorable Congressman Donald Norcross, U.S. District One

Saturday April 9

7:30-9:00 AM Registration

7:45-8:45 AM Breakfast and Speaker

9:00-11:30 AFTNJ Convention (registered delegates/alternates only)

11:45-1:15 Breakout Sessions:

  • 2016 Pension Ballot Referendum
  • Advancing Adjuncts
  • Faculty and Professional Staff Evaluation and Assessment: Do’s, Don’ts, and Pitfalls
  • 10 Essential Elements of an Effective Lobby Visit

1:30-3:00 Lunch, Speaker, Election Results, Awards

1:30-3:00PM – Award Luncheon

Friend of Labor:  Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization for Progress

Joe Del Grosso Friend of Education PK-12:  Charlie Wowkanech, President, NJ AFLCIO

Friend of Education HE:  Gordon MacInnes, President, NJ Policy Perspective

Ray Peterson Pride of the Union Award: Dave McClure, Union County College

Local Hero Awards

3:00-5:00PM – United Adjunct Local 2222 Membership Meeting…

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