2019 SEIU-UHW Vacancy Election(s)

July 17, 2019

Nominations for our 2019-3 Vacancy Election is now open

Our SEIU-UHW bylaws set out an election process to fill vacant Executive Board seats on a quarterly basis so that our union can maintain a full leadership body.

Leadership Matters:  The primary role of our Executive Board is to inspire and motivate members into action-leaders who are passionate about devoting time and talent to building a leadership team within their facility or county.  By communicating and challenging us, our Executive Board sets out the vision and program of our union and encourages us to exercise our leadership potential.  It is up to us to nominate and elect those candidates whom we believe can best lead our union to achieve better jobs and better health for our community.

All nomination and election information is posted on this website, available at all SEIU-UHW offices, available from SEIU-UHW representatives and posted at facility and area locations.

Executive Board Vacancy Seats:  Check here to see if there is a vacancy in your facility:  Hospital Division  |  Kaiser Division

We, your Election Committee of SEIU-UHW members have set the following vacancy election timeline:

Nominations Open:  July 17, 2019      Close:  August 15, 2019

Nomination Forms and Petitions are available on this webpage and will be available at any SEIU-UHW office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  To request a copy, call 510-587-4505, email boardelections@seiu-uhw.org or contact your SEIU-UHW Field Representative.

Candidate’s Checklist

Kaiser:  Nomination Notice  |   Nomination Form   |   Nomination Petition

Hospital:   Nomination Notice   |   Nomination Form   |   Nomination Petition

Installation of Newly Elected Executive Board:  September 12-14, 2019 Executive Board Meeting in Los Angeles.

Election Dates (If Needed):

Election Notice/Mail Ballot Mail-out:  August 29, 2019

Onsite Election:  Week of September 24, 2019

Executive Board Constituencies:  Hospital Division  |  Kaiser Division

Candidates should review the Voting Constituencies (above) and the Nomination and Election Guidelines (below) and follow the requirements carefully to ensure the validity of your nomination.

Nomination and Election Guidelines

SEIU-UHW Leadership Structure

Officers:  President and Vice-President.  The officers are elected Union-wide.

Executive Committee:  There are eight (8) seats on the executive committee (rank and file member and staff UHW member-eligible) which are elected Union-wide.  Additional seats on the Executive Committee are based on a ratio of 1 seat for every 5,000 members by division and geography, and only rank-and-file members are eligible.  Members from each division elect members to these seats.

Executive Board:  These seats are based on a ratio of one (1) seat for every five hundred (500) members – by division and by geography-only rank-and file members are eligible.  Members elect members from their constituency.

Advisors to the Executive Board:  Two (2) financial officers and two (2) ethics officers are elected by each division.  Only rank-and-file members are eligible.

SEIU-UHW Elections Committee:

Co-Chairs/Ethics Officer(s):  Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Member(s): Lisa Floyd (Kaiser Division); Sonya Allen-Smith (Kaiser Division);  (Hospital Division); Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

 

 

June 7, 2019

Onsite Elections Results

Winning Candidates:

Kaiser Seat 2A – San Jose:  Tonya Austin-Lopez

Kaiser Seat 3E – Napa, Vallejo:  Angelnella Frazier

Hospital Seat 1I – Community Hospital of San Bernardino:  Stephanie Johnson

INSTALLATION OF NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD:  Newly elected Executive Board members will be installed at the next Executive Board Meeting on June 27-29, 2019 in San Francisco.

 

SEIU-UHW Leadership Structure

Officers:  President and Vice-President.  The officers are elected Union-wide.

Executive Committee:  There are eight (8) seats on the executive committee (rank and file member and staff UHW member-eligible) which are elected Union-wide.  Additional seats on the Executive Committee are based on a ratio of 1 seat for every 5,000 members by division and geography, and only rank-and-file members are eligible.  Members from each division elect members to these seats.

Executive Board:  These seats are based on a ratio of one (1) seat for every five hundred (500) members – by division and by geography-only rank-and file members are eligible.  Members elect members from their constituency.

Advisors to the Executive Board:  Two (2) financial officers and two (2) ethics officers are elected by each division.  Only rank-and-file members are eligible.

SEIU-UHW Elections Committee:

Co-Chairs/Ethics Officer(s):  Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Member(s):  Lisa Floyd (Kaiser Division); Sonya Allen-Smith (Kaiser Division); Toni Burns (Hospital Division); Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

May 17, 2019

Congratulations to our Newly Elected Executive Board Members!

Nominations for our 2019-2 Vacancy Election cycle closed on May 13, 2019. The following candidates ran without opposition and are declared elected.  Congratulations to our Newly Elected Executive Board Members!

HOSPITAL DIVISION

Executive Board:
Hospital Seat 2B – Centinela, Kindred South Bay, Garden Grove Joyce Faith Ovid
Hospital Seat 3A – Cedars-Sinai, Cerritos Byron Terry
Hospital Seat 6C – Dominican, Dom Oaks, Dom Medical, Watsonville Christopher Gill
 

KAISER DIVISION

Executive Board:
Kaiser Seat 2B – Campbell, Mountain View, Santa Clara Sonia L. Avila-Rivas
Kaiser Seat 3A – Richmond Soraida Chavez
Kaiser Seat 4C – French Campus,
San Francisco
Minerva Walston
Kaiser Seat 7A – Downey Claudia Ferrufino
Kaiser Seat 7B – OC North, Fontana, OC South, San Diego Juanita Alexander-Jones

INSTALLATION OF NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD:  Newly elected Executive Board members will be installed at the next Executive Board Meeting on June 27-29, 2019 in San Francisco.

 
CONTESTED SEAT(S)

Onsite Elections
HOSPITAL DIVISION
Executive Board Seat(s) Candidates
Hospital Seat 1I – Community San Bernardino (1 Seat) Kimberly Brown
Stephanie Johnson
KAISER DIVISION
Executive Board Seat(s) Candidates
Kaiser Seat 2A – San Jose (1 Seat) Ann Hoston
Tonya Austin-Lopez
Kaiser Seat 3E – Napa, Vallejo (1 Seat) Angelnella Frazier
Charnae Tili

Timeline:
Onsite Election Notice Mail-out:   5/20/2019
Onsite Election week:  6/4-6/8/2019

SEIU-UHW Leadership Structure

Officers:  President and Vice-President.  The officers are elected Union-wide.

Executive Committee:  There are eight (8) seats on the executive committee (rank and file member and staff UHW member-eligible) which are elected Union-wide.  Additional seats on the Executive Committee are based on a ratio of 1 seat for every 5,000 members by division and geography, and only rank-and-file members are eligible.  Members from each division elect members to these seats.

Executive Board:  These seats are based on a ratio of one (1) seat for every five hundred (500) members – by division and by geography-only rank-and file members are eligible.  Members elect members from their constituency.

Advisors to the Executive Board:  Two (2) financial officers and two (2) ethics officers are elected by each division.  Only rank-and-file members are eligible.

SEIU-UHW Elections Committee:

Co-Chairs/Ethics Officers:  Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Member(s):  Lisa Floyd (Kaiser Division); Sonya Allen-Smith (Kaiser Division);

Toni Burns (Hospital Division); Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

 

Nominations for our 2019-2 Vacancy Election opens on April 12.

Our SEIU-UHW bylaws set out an election process to fill vacant Executive Board seats on a quarterly basis so that our union can maintain a full leadership body.

Leadership Matters:  The primary role of our Executive Board is to inspire and motivate members into action-leaders who are passionate about devoting time and talent to building a leadership team within their facility or county.  By communicating and challenging us, our Executive Board sets out the vision and program of our union and encourages us to exercise our leadership potential.  It is up to us to nominate and elect those candidates whom we believe can best lead our union to achieve better jobs and better health for our community.

All nomination and election information is posted on this website, available at all SEIU-UHW offices, available from SEIU-UHW representatives and posted at facility and area locations.

Executive Board Vacancy Seats:  Check here to see if there is a vacancy in your facility: Hospital Division | Kaiser Division

We, your Election Committee of SEIU-UHW members have set the following vacancy election timeline:

Nominations Open:  April 12, 2019      Close:  May 13, 2019

Nomination Forms and Petitions are available on this webpage and will be available at any SEIU-UHW office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  To request a copy, call 510-587-4505, email boardelections@seiu-uhw.org or contact your SEIU-UHW Field Representative.

Candidate’s Checklist

Kaiser:   Nomination Notice  |   Nomination Form  |   Nomination Petition

Hospital:   Nomination Notice  |   Nomination Form   |   Nomination Petition

Installation of Newly Elected Executive Board:  June 27-29, 2019 Executive Board Meeting in San Francisco.

Election Dates (If Needed):

Election Notice/Mail Ballot Mail-out:  May 20, 2019

Onsite Election:  Week of June 4-June 8, 2019

Mail Ballot Due:  June 6, 2019 at 5pm

Mail Ballot Vote Count: June 7, 2019

Executive Board Constituencies:  Hospital DivisionKaiser Division

Candidates should review the Voting Constituencies (above) and the Nomination and Election Guidelines (below) and follow the requirements carefully to ensure the validity of your nomination.

Nomination and Election Guidelines

SEIU-UHW Leadership Structure

Officers:  President and Vice-President.  The officers are elected Union-wide.

Executive Committee:  There are eight (8) seats on the executive committee (rank and file member and staff UHW member-eligible) which are elected Union-wide.  Additional seats on the Executive Committee are based on a ratio of 1 seat for every 5,000 members by division and geography, and only rank-and-file members are eligible.  Members from each division elect members to these seats.

Executive Board:  These seats are based on a ratio of one (1) seat for every five hundred (500) members – by division and by geography-only rank-and file members are eligible.  Members elect members from their constituency.

Advisors to the Executive Board:  Two (2) financial officers and two (2) ethics officers are elected by each division.  Only rank-and-file members are eligible.

SEIU-UHW Elections Committee:

Co-Chairs/Ethics Officers:  Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Member(s):  Lisa Floyd (Kaiser Division); Sonya Allen-Smith (Kaiser Division);

Toni Burns (Hospital Division); Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

 

 

March 4, 2019

2019-1 Elections Results

HOSPITAL DIVISION

Hospital Seat 1A – Tri-City Medical Center (1 Seat)

  1. Christopher T. Ingram-6 Votes
  2. Timothy Nipper-99 Votes

 

KAISER DIVISION    

Kaiser Seat 8A – LA Regional Svcs & Admin (1 Seat)

  1. Adriana Araiza-82 Votes
  2. La’Wanna Harris-47 Votes

Kaiser Seat 8C – Baldwin Park (1 Seat)

  1. Juan C. Zavala-90 Votes
  2. Lester B. Katz-45 Votes

 

INSTALLATION OF NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD:
Newly elected Executive Board members will be installed at the next Executive Board Meeting on March 28-30, 2019 in Los Angeles.

SEIU-UHW Leadership Structure

Officers: President and Vice-President. The officers are elected Union-wide.
Executive Committee: There are eight (8) seats on the executive committee (rank and file member and staff UHW member-eligible) which are elected Union-wide. Additional seats on the Executive Committee are based on a ratio of 1 seat for every 5,000 members by division and geography, and only rank-and-file members are eligible. Members from each division elect members to these seats.
Executive Board: These seats are based on a ratio of one (1) seat for every five hundred (500) members – by division and by geography-only rank-and file members are eligible. Members elect members from their constituency.
Advisors to the Executive Board: Two (2) financial officers and two (2) ethics officers are elected by each division. Only rank-and-file members are eligible.
SEIU-UHW Elections Committee:
Co-Chairs/Ethics Officers: Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)
Member(s): Lisa Floyd (Kaiser Division); Sonya Allen-Smith (Kaiser Division);
Toni Burns (Hospital Division); Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)
Email: boardelections@seiu-uhw.org
Phone: 510-587-4505

 

 

February 1, 2019

2019-1 Contested Seat(s) Elections

HOSPITAL DIVISION     H1A Election Notice

Hospital Seat 1A – Tri-City Medical Center (1 Seat)
Candidates:  1. Christopher T. Ingram    2. Timothy Nipper

KAISER DIVISION     K8A Election Notice   |   K8C Election Notice

Kaiser Seat 8A – LA Regional Svcs & Admin (1 Seat)
Candidates:  1. Adriana Araiza     2. La’Wanna Harris

Kaiser Seat 8C – Baldwin Park (1 Seat)
Candidates:  1. Juan C. Zavala     2. Lester B. Katz

Timeline:
Election Notice Mail-out: 2/1/2019
Onsite Election week: 2/26-3/2/19

Vote Count:  will be immediately after close of the last site election.

Mail Ballot Election Notice Mail-out: 2/1/2019

Ballot Mail-out: 2/8/2019

Ballots Due: 2/28/2019

Vote Count: 3/1/2019

 

Congratulations to our Newly Elected Executive Board Members!

Nominations for our 2019-1 Vacancy Election cycle closed on January 18th. The following candidates ran without opposition and are declared elected. Congratulations to our Newly Elected Executive Board Members!

HOSPITAL DIVISION

Executive Committee:

Hospital District 3: Northern LA County, Ventura Yudis Cruz

Executive Board:

Hospital Seat 1B – KPC Healthcare (Chapman, Anaheim, South Coast Global) Coqueise Hayes
Hospital Seat 1B – KPC Healthcare (Chapman, Anaheim, South Coast Global) Kathy Jeschke
Hospital Seat 4C – Bakersfield Memorial Donald Conley/strong>
Hospital Seat 6D – Mark Twain, St Jos Behav, St Jos Med, Sutter Amador Alberta Faye Robinson
Hospital Seat 8F – El Camino, Sequoia John Vimahi
Hospital Seat 8F – El Camino, Sequoia Kevin Baptiste

KAISER DIVISION

Executive Board:
Kaiser Seat 9C – Woodland Hills—Lydia Rodriguez

INSTALLATION OF NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD:
Newly elected Executive Board members will be installed at the next Executive Board Meeting on March 28-30, 2019 in Los Angeles.

CONTESTED SEAT(S)

Onsite Elections

HOSPITAL DIVISION

Executive Board Seat(s) Candidates
Hospital Seat 1A – Tri-City Medical Center (1 Seat) Christopher T. Ingram
Timothy Nipper

KAISER DIVISION

Executive Board Seat(s) Candidates
Kaiser Seat 8A – LA Regional Svcs & Admin (1 Seat) La’Wanna Harris
Adriana Araiza
Kaiser Seat 8C – Baldwin Park (1 Seat) Juan C. Zavala
Lester B. Katz

Timeline:
Onsite Election Notice Mail-out: 2/1/2019
Onsite Election week: 2/26-3/2/19

SEIU-UHW Leadership Structure

Officers: President and Vice-President. The officers are elected Union-wide.
Executive Committee: There are eight (8) seats on the executive committee (rank and file member and staff UHW member-eligible) which are elected Union-wide. Additional seats on the Executive Committee are based on a ratio of 1 seat for every 5,000 members by division and geography, and only rank-and-file members are eligible. Members from each division elect members to these seats.
Executive Board: These seats are based on a ratio of one (1) seat for every five hundred (500) members – by division and by geography-only rank-and file members are eligible. Members elect members from their constituency.
Advisors to the Executive Board: Two (2) financial officers and two (2) ethics officers are elected by each division. Only rank-and-file members are eligible.
SEIU-UHW Elections Committee:
Co-Chairs/Ethics Officers: Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)
Member(s): Lisa Floyd (Kaiser Division); Sonya Allen-Smith (Kaiser Division);
Toni Burns (Hospital Division); Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)
Email: boardelections@seiu-uhw.org
Phone: 510-587-4505

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