Attention members running for MSEA-SEIU offices, boards or committees

Dear MSEA-SEIU Member,

If you are running for election for MSEA-SEIU offices or committees to be voted on by MSEA-SEIU delegates at the 2019 MSEA-SEIU Annual Meeting on Nov. 1 and 2, 2019, you can submit a candidate statement and photo for publication in the Maine Stater. The terms held by the following MSEA-SEIU members expire Dec. 31, 2019:

Ramona Welton (termed out)

Vice President
Dean Staffieri (termed out)

Area 1 Directors
Tracy Bonnevie (termed out)
Allison Perkins

Area 2 Directors
Phil Garwood (termed out)
Maureen Sullivan

Area 3 Directors
Jason Mitchell
Cal Paquet

Retiree Director
Paul Gilbert

Alternate Directors
Area I: Richard Harriman
Area 3: Rachel Sherman
Retirees: Ginette Rivard

MEPERS Trustee
Mark Brunton

VEBA (Voluntary Employee
Benefits Association)
Area I: Lorraine Curtis
Area 2: Cheryl Dugal
Area 3 – Doug Winterich
Area 1 Alternate: Vacant
Area 2 Alternate: Maryann Griffin
Area 3 Alternate: Luc Nya

Finance Committee
Area 1: Jeff Doyon
Area 2: Mark Brunton
Area 3: Jason Inman
All four alternates: Kathy Latulippe, Darcey Emery, Brandon Michaud, and vacant

Executive Committee
Allison Perkins
Phil Garwood
Cal Paquet
Paul Gilbert

PASER (nominations are made at Annual Meeting)
Area I: Ginette Rivard, Kathy Ferrick, George Burgoyne, and Alternate: Brian Markey
Area 2: Jim Betts, Joyce Grondin, and Alternate: Steve Keaten
Area 3: Nickole Wesley, J.B. Whipple, Rachel Sherman, and Alternate: Brian Tuttle

To submit a candidate statement and photo for publication in the Maine Stater
All candidate statements and photos for publication in the Maine Stater must be received at MSEA-SEIU headquarters by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. If you would like to have your photo taken for this purpose, please contact Tom Farkas at 1-800-452-8794 or 622-3151 ext. 1127 at your earliest convenience. Email candidate statements and photos (high-resolution JPGs please) to: or mail to: Maine Stater, MSEA-SEIU Local 1989, 65 State St., Augusta, ME 04330-5126

Click here for a link to a poster containing this information to post on your union bulletin board.

In Solidarity,

Ramona Welton
President, MSEA-SEIU Local 1989

Updated: 06/25/2019 — 4:27 PM