July 16, 2021

Nomination and Election Notices

In compliance with Article XI(2)(E) of the Constitution and Bylaws and Resolution 07-11, Vacancy Election Procedures, adopted August 6, 2011, by the SEIU-UHW Executive Board, nominations are now open for vacant Executive Committee and Executive Board positions in the Kaiser Division and Hospital Division of the SEIU-UHW Executive Board. Click below for Notices of Nomination and Election.

Hospital Division | Kaiser Division

July 2, 2021

The vote count for the contested Kaiser District 5 Executive Committee seat will be livestreamed here. The count is expected to begin at 10:00 a.m., but the livestream will start earlier, to ensure that we are able to show the count from the very beginning.

June 10, 2021

Uncontested Election Results and Contested Election Information

In compliance with Article XI(2)(E) of the Constitution and Bylaws and Resolution 07-11, Vacancy Election Procedures, adopted August 7, 2011, by the SEIU-UHW Executive Board, a secret mail ballot election will be held in June for the Kaiser District 5 Executive Committee seat.  Ballots will be mailed out on June 10, 2021. Ballots must be returned by mail to SEIU-UHW Election Committee c/o PO Box 23323, Oakland, CA 94623 and must be received by 5 p.m. on July 1, 2021.

Election Notice
Kaiser District 5 Executive Committee

Candidate Statements

  • Norma Navarrete
  • Niko Anagnostopoulos
    (No candidate statement or photo was received by the deadline for this candidate.)

 

Uncontested Executive Board Election Results
The following Leadership elections were uncontested, and the candidates have been elected to the Executive Committee and Executive Board seats listed.

HOSPITAL DIVISION
Seat Title Candidate(s)
Hospital Seat 1C – JFK Memorial Hospital Executive Board Pedro Martinez

 

Hospital Seat 2A – KPC (Chapman, Anaheim, South Coast Global) Executive Board Mychelle Ramey

 

Hospital District 3 – (2020) Executive Committee Alvin Mauricio Medina

 

Hospital Seat 3C –  St Francis Medical Center Executive Board Mayra Castaneda

 

Hospital District 5 – (2020) Executive Committee Patrice Carrigan

 

Hospital Seat 5C – Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield, Dignity Bakersfield (2020) Executive Board Stephanie Martinez

 

Hospital Seat 5E – Arroyo Grande, French Hospital (2020) Executive Board Annette Cuellar

 

Hospital District 9 Executive Committee Brisa Barrera

 

Hospital Seat 9F – Sutter Roseville Medical Center Executive Board Joseph Brown

 

KAISER DIVISION Seat Title Candidate(s)
Kaiser Seat 1B – Downey Clinic (2020) Executive Board Elissa Dinius

 

Kaiser Seat 2C – Orange County South, San Diego Executive Board Christina McDermott

 

Kaiser District 7 Executive Committee Roy Ongpin

 

Kaiser Seat 7C – San Francisco, French Campus Executive Board Edward Lopez-Matus

 

Kaiser Seat 7E – So.San Francisco (2020) Executive Board Eden Garcia

 

Kaiser Seat 8E – Vallejo Call Ctr Executive Board Garfield Samuels

 

Kaiser Seat 9E – Modesto, Tracy Executive Board Adriana Rugeles-Ortiz

 

Kaiser Seat 10D – Sacramento Call Ctr Executive Board Jeffrey Melara

 

Kaiser Seat 10E – Sacramento, Davis Executive Board Jennifer Pruitt

 

The SEIU-UHW Election Committee  

Co-Chairs Ethics Officer(s): Diane Newton-Blair (Kaiser Division), Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Members: Chanell Harper (Hospital Division), Datosha Williams (Kaiser Division), Heather Wright (Kaiser Division), Jvonne Christian (Kaiser Division), Sherron Conley (Hospital Division),  Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

 Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

April 23, 2021

Nominations for our 2021-1 Vacancy Election are 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 and available from SEIU-UHW representatives.

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

Nominations Open:  April 23, 2021

Nominations Close:  May 24, 2021

Candidate Checklist

Nomination Notices:
NOTE: Kaiser Nomination Notice has been updated as of April 26, 2021.
Hospital Division  | Kaiser Division

Nomination Forms and Petitions:
Nomination Form   | Nomination Petition

The SEIU-UHW Election Committee: 

Co-Chairs Ethics Officer(s): Diane Newton-Blair (Kaiser Division), Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Members: Chanell Harper (Hospital Division), Datosha Williams (Kaiser Division), Heather Wright (Kaiser Division), Jvonne Christian (Kaiser Division), Sherron Conley (Hospital Division),  Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

 Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

January 26, 2021

Congratulations to our Newly Elected Executive Board Members!

Nominations for our 2020-3 Vacancy Election cycle closed on January 11, 2021. The following candidates ran without opposition and are declared elected.  Congratulations to our Newly Elected Executive Board Members!

HOSPITAL DIVISION
Executive Board:
Hospital Seat 1B – Desert Regional Medical Center Clayr U. Aralquez
Hospital Seat 1D – Community Hospital of San Bernardino Kimberly Dugo Brown
Hospital Seat 6D – Good Samaritan Hospital Toni M. Taylor
KAISER DIVISION
Executive Board:
Kaiser Seat 10B – Roseville Clinics Yolanda Moon
Kaiser Seat 9A – Fresno Felicia M Perry
Kaiser Seat 9A – Fresno Mandy Moore

INSTALLATION OF NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD:  Newly elected Executive Board members will be installed at the next Executive Board Meeting on April 1-2, 2021 via zoom.

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.

The SEIU-UHW Election Committee: 

Co-Chairs Ethics Officer(s): Diane Newton-Blair (Kaiser Division), Martha Alvarez (Hospital Division)

Members: Chanell Harper (Hospital Division), Datosha Williams (Kaiser Division), Heather Wright (Kaiser Division), Jvonne Christian (Kaiser Division), Sherron Conley (Hospital Division),  Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

 Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

 

December 11, 2020

Nominations for our 2020-3 Vacancy Election are 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 and available from SEIU-UHW representatives.

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

Nominations Open:  December 11, 2020

Nominations Close:  January 11, 2021

Candidate Checklist

Nomination Notices:
Hospital Division  | Kaiser Division

Nomination Forms and Petitions:
Nomination Form   | Nomination Petition

Installation of Newly Elected Executive Board:  April 2021

Election Dates (If Needed):

Election Notice:  January 22, 2021

Mail Ballot Mail-out:  January 29, 2021

Vote Count:  February 26, 2021

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.

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), Diane Newton-Blair (Kaiser Division)

Member(s): Chanell Harper (Hospital Division), Datosha Williams (Kaiser Division), Heather Wright (Kaiser Division), Jvonne Christian (Kaiser Division), Sherron Conley (Hospital Division), Zelda Aaron (Hospital Division)

Email:  boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone:  510-587-4505

 

 

October 13, 2020

2020-2 Vacancy Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected Executive Board members!

Hospital Division

Hospital Seat 6G – El Camino Hospital, El Camino SVMD (2020)
Marvin Gamboa

Hospital Seat 7E – Doctors Modesto (2020)
Natalie Thompson

Hospital Seat 9G – Woodland Clinic, Woodland Healthcare, Vibra (2020)
Shane Alameda

Kaiser Division

Kaiser Seat 3A – LAMC Hospital (2020)
Oscar Gaspar

Kaiser Seat 3C – Baldwin Park (2020)
Isis Wilson

 

2020-1 Vacancy Election Ballot Count

Livestream of ballot count on September 11, 2020.

  • Kaiser
    • Kaiser Seat 1C – LA Regional  (1 Seat)

Candidates

Candidates

2020-1 Vacancy Election Results

Hospital

Hospital Seat 4G – Providence St Joseph Medical Center (2020)
Leah Nery

Hospital Seat 8C – Chinese Hospital, St Mary Medical (2020)
Keilana Johnson

Hospital Seat 8H – Sutter Delta, San Ramon Regional (2020)
Maeshah Shaw

Kaiser

Kaiser Seat 5E – Walnut Creek, San Ramon (2020)
Felecia Ledet

Kaiser Seat 7E – So.San Francisco (2020)
Jeffrey Baxter

Current Executive Board Vacancy Elections

Vacant Seats

Essential Documents

Election Notices

Kaiser

Hospital

Leadership Constituencies

Forms

The SEIU-UHW 2020 Election Committee

Alexandria Sanchez, Kaiser Antelope Valley
Sonny D. Jones-Lathan, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Ruby Robley, Kaiser Antioch
Warren Torrence Jr., Dignity Health Medical Foundation
Richard Prasad, Kaiser South Sacramento

Email: boardelections@seiu-uhw.org

Phone: 510-587-4505