On Thursday, September 19, your Local Union held its nominations meeting in a packed Union hall in Tukwila for all Teamsters 117 Executive Board positions for the coming three-year term.
At the meeting, Tracey A. Thompson, Local 117’s current Secretary-Treasurer, along with the entire Executive Board, were nominated, without opposition, to continue to lead the Union. Since there were no other nominations at the meeting, an election is not necessary.
“We are honored and excited to continue to serve the members of this great Union on the Teamsters 117 Executive Board,” Thompson said. “We will continue to fight to bargain strong contracts and to expand the wages and benefits of all members of Teamsters 117.
“Our overarching goal for Teamsters 117 is to reinvigorate the labor movement in the Pacific Northwest so that working people have a fighting chance to make a better life for themselves and their families.
“Thank you to the many members who supported us and who believed in our vision for a better future for all members of Teamsters 117. We could not have achieved this victory without you.”
The new Teamsters 117 Executive Board consists of the following members:
- Tracey A. Thompson – Secretary-Treasurer
- John Scearcy – President
- Cetris Tucker – Vice President
- Dave Roberts – Recording Secretary
- Cynthia Adams – Trustee
- Scott Anderson – Trustee
- Alfredo Espino – Trustee